Panel moderated by Martin Moehrle (Institute of Project Management and Innovation, University of Bremen). See http://www.gtmconference.org/virtual-forums/
Lena Kronemeyer "Finding frugal patent candidates: Testing a thesaurus-based process model in the field of household appliances"
A process model for identifying frugal patent candidates can be used by engineers and technology managers to find ideas for frugal innovations.
Michael Wustmans “Assessing path dependence in multi-technological organizations using patent data”
This study introduces a novel approach for monitoring path dependence in technology developments, motivated by the need of multi-technological organizations to maintain their flexibility and responsiveness in the fact of dynamic and changing environments.
Nils Denter “Novelties as drivers of innovation: Semantic disambiguation of two novelty types and assessment of their effects on value”
This research contributes to the understanding of technological oriented and application-oriented novelty, enabling experts to search for technologically and/or application oriented novel patents along with the driving institutions and inventors behind those patents.
Lena Kronemeyer “Monitoring Competitors’ Innovation Activities: Creating Competitive Patent Maps Based on Semantic Anchor Points”
Monitoring the movements of competitors as well as their innovative endeavors and the targets of their efforts is an important task for the business intelligence of a company.