Unveiling the Entrepreneurial Potential of Münsterland
19 May 2020 | Münsterland
The last 20th of May, the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre (S2BMRC), as a part of the international consortium of the "Advancing Rural Development through Entrepreneurship Education for Adults" (ARDENT) project from the European Commission, hosted an online meeting with actors from Münsterland interested in igniting the entrepreneurial spirit among citizens and integrating them into a process where they need to generate creative solutions to real-life challenges of rural communities.
Alexander Schmidt as guest lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer on the topic of disruptive business models
May 2020 | Emden/Leer
S2BMRC team member Alexander Lennart Schmidt was recently invited by Prof. Dorozalla from University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer to deliver a digital guest lecture on Disruptive Innovation. The objective was to discuss with the students about his research on disruptive innovation.
Science/Society Toolbox Prototype successfully rolled out
04. May 2020 | Münster
Within the framework of the münster.land.leben project, our Science to Society research line aims to provide academics as actors of science/society cooperation with the tools to help them overcome common transfer barriers. These operative and strategic tools and methods are to be summarized in a toolbox and made available to academics who are doing science/society projects in the domain of health and well-being.
Our team has already presented a first prototype of the toolbox to the other sub-projects of the münster.land.leben project.
Virtually Spanning the Boundaries
3 April 2020 | Amsterdam, Brussels, Granada, Hämeenlinna, Istanbul, Malaga, Münster, Navan-Meath, Paris, Tampere, Valencia
Corona is affecting cooperation project across Europe. Nevertheless consortia find their ways through the challenges of forbidden trips to meet face-to-face and physical transnational encounters using digital and virtual technologies.
Therese Schedifka at the 14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, INTED2020
3 March 2020 | Valencia
Therese Schedifka - research associate at S2BMRC and PhD candidate at FH Münster and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) contributed to the 14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain. She presented data from her PhD project at the conference which was hosted by IATED, the International Academy of Technology, Education and Development. More than 700 Experts from 80 countries displayed and discussed their work in oral, poster and interactive panels.
Change in the management of the "S2B" Institute - Transfer of the "baton" from Prof. Baaken to Prof. Kliewe -
1 March 2020 | Münster
Since the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre was founded by Professor Baaken in 2002, he served as Managing Director. "In the beginning we started with 3 people, then gradually grew until we now have over 30 employees from 13 countries. On the way we had two relocations and many international projects. The institute currently has seven Adjunct Professors from Australia, Poland, the Netherlands and the UK."
Iulia Stroila at the 16th ACERE conference in Adelaide, Australia
3 February 2020 | Adelaide
Iulia Stroila - research associate at S2BMRC and PhD Candidate at FH Münster and The University of Adelaide contributed to the ongoing discussions within the ACERE community. Iulia presented the research proposal of her PhD project on the 16th ACERE conference cohosted by The University of South Australia in Adelaide (Australia). During the presentation sessions and the PhD consortium, she got the opportunity to discuss with leading experts in the entrepreneurship field and receive valuable feedback.
ACERE stands for Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, an annual conference in its 16th year. During the PhD Consortium of theACERE conference, which was held at the University of Adelaide, Iulia had the chance to pitch her PhD project.
The S2BMRC is welcoming María Vivar Simón from Mondragon Uni for 3 months
3 February 2020 | Münster/Mondragon
María is developing her PhD in the field of University Business-Cooperation (UBC). The main objective of her PhD is to explore UBC's black box by identifying and analysing its determining factors from an SME perspective. This is the reason why she has chosen and was invited by S2BMRC. The Center has vast experience in UBC related research and consulting since many years and conducted several studies in the field, e.g. for the European Commission.
María is a visiting researcher in the program of Erasmus+ "Academic Mobility" for 3 months (2 in spring 2020 and 1 in autumn 2020).
Having graduated in Industrial Design and Product Development Engineering at Mondragon University (a Mondragon Corporation cooperative located in northern Spain), Maria stayed on to focus her studies on Innovation through the development of a Master's degree (MA) in Business Innovation and Project Management.
"Boundary Spanners" Kick Off Meeting in Technology Park Amsterdam
16 - 17 January 2020 | Amsterdam
The Boundary Spanners Development Programme aims to break down the engagement barriers between the universities and their regional/ national/ international business stakeholders by enabling the boundary spanning skills of the higher education faculty, staff, and leadership.
Visit to the Start Up Village of the Science Park Amsterdam
15 January 2020 | Amsterdam
Startup Village is a unique community spot on Amsterdam Science Park. Meeting rooms, workshop areas, flex-working spaces and event spaces create a very specific and creative atmosphere. Entrepreneurs love it …
It was launched in 2016 with just a very few containers to offer affordable space and a modern and scientific environment for new businesses. The encampment is built from refurbished sea containers and urban gardening prototypes; thus also meets the requirements of sustainability in many perspectives.
Digital Marketing: Master students from IMS developed a strategy for S2B Marketing Research Centre
13 January 2020 | Münster
In the project the master students founded an university agency to support the S2B Marketing Research Centre with digital marketing. Led and lectured by Fatih Enzian, an expert in digital marketing, those students created social media channels, such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, connected to a newsletter and Google advertisement, and performed content marketing. Through the project, the students were encouraged to engage in practical marketing content.
CHANGE LAB 2020: An interactive forum to create and test shared co-learning platforms
10 January 2020 | Münster
Change Lab is an open-forum event run for-and-by students. It aims to create a shared co-learning platform for academics, external experts and students to spread ideas that create societal impacts and changes via short and powerful discussions.
Our first annual event, featuring the topic: "Is veganism the answer to climate change and animal welfare?", was successfully held on 10th January, 2020 in the Fachhochschulzentrum FHZ, Münster.
Welcome to Katrin Uude to the S2BMRC as a new Team Member
2 January 2020 | Münster
The S2BMRC welcomes Katrin Uude M.A. as a new Team Member.
Katrin completed a Bachelor degree (BA) in Social Sciences (Political Science, Sociology and Media- und Communication Science) at Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf and a second Bachelor degree (BA) in Design (Communication Design) at Münster School of Design (FH Münster, University of Applied Science in Münster).
HafenCity: as non-conventional learning space
18 December 2019 | Hamburg
As part of the semester project on Innovation Districts, Master students from the International Marketing and Sales program visited HafenCity, a visible example of place-based development in what used to be the old harbour of Hamburg by the Elbe river. The one-day study tour was organized by our S2BMRC semester project leaders: Claudia Umanzor and Habtamu Diriba; the outing consisted of understanding, observing and inquiring about networking and communication in an Innovation District.
Moving the City: Students developed mobile space concepts for Münster's city centre
12 December 2019 | Münster
Repairing the bicycle, feeding the dog, including shopping, borrowing umbrellas - such a service station is missing in Münster's city centre. To build on an unused area on Roggenmarkt was the idea of students in the Master International Marketing and Sales at the Münster School of Business and students with a focus on architecture at Gulf University Bahrain. The mobile space concept "Wonderwall" was the winning one among other four in the project "Moving the City", an international project conceived and led by Carsten Schröder and Prof. Dr Thorsten Kliewe.
eLead Speed was awarded the Best Project in Higher Education from the Bulgarian National Agency for Erasmus+ projects
12 December 2019 | Milan
We are proud to announce that the eLead Speed, a project in which the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre is consortium partner, was awarded the best Erasmus+ project in higher education from the Bulgarian National Agency for Erasmus+ projects.
30 years side by side
5-7 December 2019 | Münster/Cracow
The Münster School of Business (MSB), FH Münster - University of Applied Sciences, has been working together with the Cracow University of Economics (UEK) for 30 years now. The two partner universities celebrated extensively the occasion of the anniversary.
Advancing Rural Development through Entrepreneurship Education for Adults, an Erasmus+ Project
5-6 December 2019 | Cracow
FH Münster continues to develop international cooperation and makes use of the opportunities offered by the Erasmus+ programme by engaging in an Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships project for the exchange of good practices.
Welcome to Therese Schedifka to the S2BMRC as a new Team Member
1 December 2019 | Münster
The S2BMRC welcomes Therese Schedifka M.A. & M.Sc. as a new Team Member.
Her PhD Thesis deals with "Digital science communication of social sciences and humanities in Germany".
Therese received a Scholarship of the Graduate Program of Friedrich Ebert Foundation e.V.
JAM14 - 14th Joint Amsterdam-Münster PhD Workshop of S2BMRC with VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
27-28 November 2019 | Münster
S2BMRC of FH Münster University of Applied Sciences and the Faculty members of SBI (Science-Business & Innovation) of VU have successfully launched its 14th joint PhD Workshop.
Carina Alfert contributed with a working paper to the 2019 Effectuation Conference
25 - 26 November 2019 | Berlin
Carina Alfert, Research associate and PhD candidate at S2BMRC, contributed with a working paper to the 2019 Effectuation Conference, hosted by the Jean-Baptiste Say Institute for Entrepreneurship of ESCP Europe in Berlin.
Inspiring university and accreditation agency staff to work towards societal engagement
22 November 2019 | Münster
The S2B Centre's long experience on university-society engagement has now been transformed into a new methodology: The Higher Education Scenario Building Canvas. Dr Lina Landinez and Prof. Dr Thorsten Kliewe held the workshop "Creating positive pathways for societal engagement through scenarios, visualisation and storytelling" during the 2019 European Quality Assurance Forum in Berlin.
Unravel Tomorrow: Exciting News!!!
18 November 2019 | Münster
Building on the strong relationships emerged during the Tomorrow's Land project, partners Advancis (Portugal), Bespoke (Denmark), Münster University of Applied Science (Germany), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Regenerus (UK) and Socialias Inovacijas Centrs (Latvia) continue their collaboration in Unravel Tomorrow, again supported by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.
Iulia Stroila received award of excellence: Best Master Graduate of the year 2019
15 November 2019 | Münster
Iulia Stroila MA, team members of the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre, and master students of the program International Marketing & Sales, was awarded Best Master Student of the year 2019 in International Marketing & Sales.
Eva Sormani contributed to isbe 2019 conference on SPACE - exploring new frontiers and entrepreneurial places
14-15.11.2019 | Newcastle upon Tyne
Eva - research associate at S2BMRC and PhD Candidate at FH Münster and VU Amsterdam - presented a working paper on her research at the isbe 2019. She engaged in scientific discussion and engaged in conversations with practitioners such as entrepreneurs
Why academics engage in education-driven university-business cooperation?
11 November 2019 | Münster
The importance of university-business cooperation (UBC) continues to grow, whether this is in research (e.g. joint R&D or commercialisation) or education (e.g. student mobility, curriculum design and delivery of lifelong learning). The increasing efforts of university managers to improve UBC are hindered because a basic question has remained unanswered: what motivates academics to engage in UBC specific to education?
Wang Kai PhD, Research Center for Educational Administration and Policy at Ningbo University, China, visited S2BMRC
7 November 2019 | Münster/Ningbo
The Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre due to its uniqueness in the World is happy to host Dr. Wang Kai, Deputy Director of the "Research Center for Educational Administration and Policy" of Ningbo University, Ningbo China.
Graduate Institute NRW visits the S2BMRC
31 October 2019 | Münster
The Graduate Institute for Applied Research of the Universities of Applied Sciences in North Rhine-Westphalia (GI NRW) was founded to promote doctorates. The GI NRW is a joint scientific institution of the 20 Universities of Applied Sciences in NRW.
Neele Petzold and Alexander Schmidt inviting Münsterland to play at the Business Unusual Forum 2019
29 October 2019 | Münster
Neele and Alexander were invited by the organizers of the Business Unusual Forum 2019 to facilitate a workshop on "How to manage disruptive change". Drawing on their scientific expertise, the two members of S2BMRC created a cognitive, temporal, and physical "Space to Play" for 30 participants from different industries.
Balzhan Orazbayeva invited to the Urban Challenge Program in Evry, France
The Future Universities Workshop at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology
22 October 2019 | Stockholm
Arno Meerman (UIIN and S2BMRC), Balzhan Orazbayeva (S2BMRC) and a/Prof. Todd Davey (IMT-BS and former S2BMRC) were invited to host the Future Universities Workshop at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, on the 22nd of October.
Thomas Baaken presented on the S2BMRC to the German Federal Deans' Conference
17 October 2019 | Bielefeld
Thomas Baaken served as a key note speaker at the German Federal Deans Conference. The conference on invitation was attended by some 60 deans from all over Germany. The Federal Deans' Conference (BundesDekaneKonferenz Wirtschaftswissenschaften) is an association of the departments and faculties of economics, management and business administration at Universities of Applied Sciences in the Federal Republic of Germany.
S2BMRC represented at the HERSS Summer School organised by TUM Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)
17 October 2019 | Munich
The Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies (HERSS) is jointly organised by a consortium of higher education and research institutions in Germany. The 5th of the annual Summer School programme was hosted by the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), 14-18 October, 2019 with the attendance of 40+ participants, including guest professors, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, university research directors, and practitioners from across the world.
Experiments in Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship
14 October 2019 | Groningen
On the 14th of October, Eva Sormani and Iulia Stroila, both team members of the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre, were invited by Dr Silvia Costa, assistant professor at the University of Groningen, to visit the University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship. The three researchers discussed insights from the workshop Experiments in Entrepreneurship.
The Science-to-Business Marketing Sailing Trip
Ijsselmeer | 11.-13.10.2019
Team spirit, drive and determination are core values that propel the members of the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre. This year a team event was organised to face new wet challenges.
New Book on Engaged and Entrepreneurial Universities published
10 October 2019 | Münster/Singapore
A new book on "Developing Engaged and Entrepreneurial Universities - Theories, Concepts and Empirical Findings" has been published by Springer Nature Singapore. The editors, Prof. Dr Thorsten Kliewe, Prof. Dr Tobias Kesting, Prof. Dr Thomas Baaken, Prof. Dr Carolin Plewa are proud of being able to present new findings and reflections on a highly dynamic topic.
S2BMRC delivered Key Note to EURASHE Conference in Brussels
3 October 2019 | Brussels
Thomas Baaken served as a key note speaker at the EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education) conference "Enhancing Work-based Learning and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education".
Unravel Tomorrow Experiential Workshop in Matosinhos
24-26 September 2019 | Matosinhos
Unravel Tomorrow is an Erasmus+ project aiming to explore and create a more inclusive, innovative and flourishing Tomorrow. The project is developed by an international consortium which aims to educate and connect social entrepreneurs and activists to become competent pioneers of change.
Co-creation and critical discussions between S2S research line and Forum Citizen Science participants
26 September 2019 | Münster
A delegation of the science-to-society research line from the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre consisting of Dr Kerstin Kurzhals, Maggie Chak, Eva Sormani and Andreas Zilke contributed to the Forum Citizen Science in various ways.
From AI to a Flight Taxi | Is the world a digital village?
20 September 2019 | Ahaus
Thanks to digitisation, we simply order and pay for goods from all over the world at the touch of a button. From fishing tackle to lemon squeezer - within a very short time the ordered goods find their way to us from the most remote corners of the earth. The Internet makes the world a digital village. Or is not it?
Disruptive Innovation - visiting Prof. Ansari at the University of Cambridge
10 September 2019 | Cambridge
From the 1 of September until the 25 of October 2019, Neele Petzold is visiting the University of Cambridge as an official PhD visitor to collaborate with Prof. Shaz Ansari at the Judge Business School. The two collaborate on the topic of sensemaking in disruptive innovation, exploring how incumbents interpret and act on disruptive changes within their environment.
S2BMRC team members contributed with 3 papers to 20th International CINet conference in Odense (Denmark)
8-10 September 2019 | Odense
Habtamu Garomssa, Claudia Umanzor, and Alexander Lennart Schmidt, all team members of S2BMRC, contributed to the ongoing discussions within the CINet community. The three researchers presented their latest research results on the 20th International CINet conference at Southern Denmark University in Odense (Denmark). During the presentation sessions, Habtamu, Claudia and Alexander got the opportunity to discuss with leading experts in their fields and receive valuable feedback.
Future Conference - Research at Universities of Applied Sciences
5 September 2019 | Essen
On 4 and 5 September, the Federal Minister for Education and Research organised a conference about "Research in the Future of Universities of Applied Sciences" in "Zeche Zollverein" in Essen. Selected speakers presented on key topics in the development of Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany.
Welcome to Hacer Tercanli, Turkish international, to the S2BMRC as a new Team Member
1 September 2019 | Münster
The S2BMRC welcomes Hacer Tercanli, MA from Turkey as a new Team Member. Her PhD Thesis deals with "Understanding HEIs in Urban Sustainable Development: Modes, Drivers and Challenges", placed in a cooperative PhD-programme of FH Münster and University of Twente, NL.
Neele Petzold and Alexander Schmidt at the Business Unusual Forum 2019 taking place in October
5 August 2019 | Münster
The interactive workshop of the PhD student Neele Petzold and her fellow PhD student Alexander Schmidt, who want to develop new ideas and disruptive business models together with our participants, promises creative fun. Be part of the workshop and experience the experts of Design Thinking live at the Business Unusual Forum 2019 on 28 October 2019!
S2BMRC study: Münster is on a good way as a Startup Hub - 17 capital cities as startup hups in Europe + Tel Aviv + Münster
1 August 2019 | Münster
S2BMRC have conducted a project for PwC PriceWaterhouseCoopers to investigate start-ups in various "hubs" in Europe with regard to their assessment of these very locations. Which hubs are particularly good and successful and why.
A 90-minute train ride for an international research experience: Research visit of two Bachelor students from University of Twente at S2BMRC
12-22 July 2019 | Münster
Two bachelor students from the Behavioral, Management and Societal Sciences faculty of the University of Twente, Sam Althoff and Mike van den Heuvel, visited the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre (S2BMRC) for 10 days for an international research experience.
New Team Member "Event Management"
15 July 2019 | Münster
Pia Töns is an apprentice in "Event Management" in her 3rd year of apprenticeship at Münster University of Applied Sciences. She joined the S2BMRC Team to complete her professional training this year.
Next Whitepaper: Managing Disruptive Change
11 July 2019 | Münster
Our Germany-wide study "Managing Disruptive Change" (MaDiC) aimed to identify which management principles and capabilities are needed so that both established companies and start-ups can use the opportunities of disruptive innovations to be successful in the future.
EURAM 2019 - Exploring the Future of Management
26-28 June 2019 | Lisbon
28 and 29 June, Alexander Lennart Schmidt and Neele Petzold presented on the 19th European Academy of Management Conference in Lisbon. The EURAM aims at advancing the academic discipline of management in Europe and annually invites members of 49 countries in Europe and beyond to debate over a variety of research management themes and traditions.
Sue Rossano beats her own record at the Leonardo Campus Run 2019
26 June 2019 | Münster
With a final time of 23:30, S2BMRC Team member Dr. Sue Rossano Rivero breaks her own record and finished 2nd in the 5km Leonardo Campus Run in females' category.
CHANGE LAB! The first open forum event co-designed by-and-for students to share innovative ideas on societal changes
25 June 2019 | Münster
Change Lab is an open forum event based on student-driven interests. It is a shared co-learning platform for academics, external experts and students to spread ideas that create societal impacts and changes via short and powerful discussions. The goal of Change Lab is to create sparks between people from diverse backgrounds to jointly innovate for our society.
Another successful UIIN conference brings together over 400 leading academics, HEI managers and industry experts in Helsinki
18-20 June 2019 | Helsinki
The 2019 UIIN University-Industry Interaction Conference held in Helsinki, brought together 400 delegates from all over the world including managers, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of entrepreneurial universities, collaborative innovation and university-business cooperation among others.
Final Session of Social Design Thinking course taking place in The Hive
14 June 2019 | Münster
As part of the Social Design Thinking course led by Balzhan Orazbayeva, 14 students presented their ideas on Friday 14 June 2019. Also visiting were the three stakeholders bayti hier, DKMS and TechLabs, who each gave a social impact challenge to the students.
Prof. Ingrid Wakkee from HvA awarded with an Adjunct Position at S2BMRC
11 June 2019 | Münster/Amsterdam
Prof. Ingrid Wakkee PhD, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Amsterdam), was awarded an "Adjunct International Scientific Fellowship" at Münster University of Applied Sciences' Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre.
Disruptive Innovation at Amsterdam Venture Studios
11 June 2019 | Amsterdam
Neele Petzold travelled to Amsterdam on the 11 June to meet with researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs at the Amsterdam Venture Studios for an Entrepreneurship lunch organized by Ingrid Wakkee and Patricia van Hemert.
Balzhan Orazbayeva holds presentation at "Impact of Science" AESIS conference in Berlin
5-7 June 2019 | Berlin
Balzhan Orazbayeva, S2BMRC team member and the co-creator of The Future of Universities Thoughtbook and The Future of Universities Thoughtbook | Australian Edition, was invited to hold a presentation on the Future of Universities at the seventh "Impact of Science" AESIS conference at the Allianz Forum, Berlin, Germany.
Thorsten Kliewe and Eva Sormani presenting nudge theory as a potential tool for optometrists in NRW
6 June 2019 | Münster
The researchers from our S2BMRC Team, Prof. Dr Thorsten Kliewe and Eva Sormani, MSc., were invited by Augenoptiker- und Optometristenverband NRW to give a presentation about nudging and its application in the field of marketing. The presentation, which took place at the Mövenpick Hotel Münster, was attended by 60 optometrists.
HTSF - High Technology Small Firms Conference at University of Twente
27-28 May 2019 | Enschede
The team of Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre with 4 paper presentations substantially contributed to the distinguished "High Technology Small Firms" Conference in the University of Twente, in The Netherlands.
Keynote and paper of Prof. Thomas Baaken at an International Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania
23-25 May 2019 | Vilnius
On the invitation of the Rector of University of Bialystok Prof. dr hab. Robert W. Ciborowski and of the Conference Chair Prof. dr hab. Andrzej H. Jasiński, Prof. Dr. habil. Thomas Baaken held the keynote of the International Conference "Institutional Conditions for an Innovative Development of a Contemporary Economy", which was held from the 23 to the 25 May 2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Stina Siedhoff and Maria Paula Troutt Montes receive excellence awards
24 May 2019 | Münster
Stina Siedhoff and Maria Paula Troutt Montes, team members of the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre, and master students of the program International Marketing & Sales, are amongst those honoured for their academic achievements at this year's "ausgezeichnet", event which honours the best students from each of the 14 faculties of Münster University of Applied Sciences.
Westfälische Nachrichten reported on "The State of European University Cooperation"
24 May 2019 | Münster
The newspaper Westfälische Nachrichten reported on the Studies on "The State of European University Cooperation" of 2010/11 and 2017/18, which both have been conducted by the S2BMRC for the European Commission.
Silicon Münsterland - Students of the course "Innovative & Digital Business Models" and "SME Innovation" visited the Tobit.Campus in Ahaus
22 May 2019 | Ahaus
At Tobit.Campus a group of 16 international bachelor students experienced how digitalisation can be put into practice and how it is transforming our daily business life.
Jorge Calle D'Alleman from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) visited S2BMRC
22 May 2019 | Münster/Medellín
The Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre due to its uniqueness in the World received the visit of Jorge D'Alleman, Dean of the School of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) located in Medellín, Colombia.
Designing the Future University Workshop
17 May 2019 | Budapest
Balzhan Orazbayeva (S2BMRC in Münster) and a/Prof. Todd Davey (IMT Business School in Paris) the co-creators of The Future of Universities Thoughtbook and The Future of Universities Thoughtbook | Australian Edition were invited to host a workshop session on Designing the Future Universities at the 29th Annual EURASHE Conference last week in Budapest
Unravel Tomorrow Experiential Workshop in Liverpool
14-16 May 2019 | Liverpool
As part of Unravel Tomorrow, Erasmus + project, the international consortium including FH Münster (Germany), Regenerus (UK), Advancis (Portugal), Bespoke (Denmark), POLIMI (Italy) and SIC (Latvia) works to explore and create a more inclusive and innovative Tomorrow. The partners educate and connect social entrepreneurs and activists to become competent pioneers of change.
How to create a learning environment for entrepreneurship? The WEXHE international workshop
13-16 May 2019 | Münster
Innovation and entrepreneurship skills are key competencies in post-industrial societies. Consequently, students from all disciplinary areas need to learn how to think and act in an entrepreneurial and innovative way. Yet how to create a learning environment for entrepreneurship?
30 years of partnership of MSB (Münster Business School) with UEK (Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie) was celebrated with a joint interdisciplinary project
15 May 2019 | Münster/Krakow
The cooperation between the Münster School of Business (MSB) and the Cracow University of Economics in Poland in its 30th year is living. During the many years of partnership, the two Universities collaborate on several levels: Student and academic exchange, joint research applications, University-Business Cooperation (UBC) just to name some of the joint topics driven by this cooperation.
Denise Becker successfully completed her further education to become a "Trainer for Apprenticeships"
14 May 2019 | Münster
The S2BMRC - Team is proud to announce: Denise Becker, Team Assistant at the S2BMRC, successfully completed her further education programme as "Trainer Aptitude for Apprenticeship Education" for apprentices at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce North Westphalia. S2BMRC is now also capable to educate Apprenticeship Candidates and Trainees in the Centre.
Cultural Change Underpinning UBC Development in Southern Mediterranean Neighbourhood
10 May 2019 | Münster
The levels of university-business cooperation (UBC) in Southern Mediterranean Neighbourhood (SMN) could potentially be a fertile ground for more development and innovation in the region, yet its potential remains not fully harnessed.
S2BMRC team designing smart solutions during the event 'Create Tomorrow' in Enschede
1 May 2019 | Enschede
Organised by the University of Twente, 'Create Tomorrow' is the largest student thinktank in the world, and of course, a team of 6 S2BMRC members would not miss it. S2B shirts and Santa hats are the way how the team 'Santa's helpers' could be easily recognized.
Eva Sormani teaching part of a masterclass on the topic of sustainable innovations at VU University Amsterdam
17 April 2019 | Amsterdam
Eva Sormani was invited by Bètapartners to VU University Amsterdam to share her experience as an academic researcher in the field of science-to-society.
How does disruptive innovation emerge, develop, grow and disrupt over time: new journal paper published by Petzold, Landinez and Baaken
16 April 2019 | Münster
By taking a process view within a systematic literature review, the authors have integrated previous research on Disruptive Innovation into a process model.
JAM13 - 13th Joint Amsterdam-Münster PhD Workshop: S2BMRC & VU Amsterdam
11-13 April 2019 | Amsterdam
S2BMRC of Münster University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) and the Faculty of SBI (Science-Business & Innovation) of VU Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) have successfully launched their traditional joint PhD Workshop, this time in its 13th version.
Intermediate Conference on "Science-to-Society"
5 April 2019 | Münster
Münsterland is a rather rural region. This raises social challenges and questions, e.g. of how health care, participation and well-being can also be guaranteed in the future. These are aspects to which the FH Münster, together with more than 75 partners in the project "münster.land.leben" (münster.county.life) is dedicated.
Female academic entrepreneurs at S2BMRC develop a new concept on women entrepreneurship education
2 April 2019 | Steinfurt
Under the philosophy Together we accomplish more! the female academic entrepreneurs at S2BMRC have developed a new concept on women entrepreneurship education - "Discover the entrepreneur in you".
Thorsten Kliewe and Eva Sormani at the BVMW Marketing Kongress Münster - Nudging
2 April 2019 | Münster
Prof. Thorsten Kliewe was invited as an opening keynote speaker to the BVMW marketing conference about Nudging. Together with Eva Sormani, he prepared a presentation with a strong scientific background to explain the two main questions: (1) What is nudging? (2) How can I use it?
S2BMRC at II Think Tank Event on "Transformational Entrepreneurship"
26 March 2019 | Coventry
Prof. Thomas Baaken and Dr Sue Rossano from S2BMRC contributed substantially to the major two days Think Tank Event on "Transformational Entrepreneurship" of Coventry University (CU) in the UK.
S2B strengthening its online presence - RIESAL Webinar
19 March 2019 | Münster
S2B invites you to join the webinar University Business Cooperation (UCB): "How to get started and succeed" next 26 March 2019, as part of RIESAL (Red regional para el fomento de la Internacionalización de la Educación Superior en América Latina). The webinar will be led by Prof Dr Kliewe and Dr Landinez.
JUST LAUNCHED: The future of Universities Thoughtbook: Australian Edition
18 March 2019 | Sydney
Are universities set for a bleak future or are they about to take an even more central role in our societies? As the rate of change in our societies accelerates and technology is increasingly adopted, universities are set to be challenged like never before. Envisaging how the future of universities could unfold in the light of these challenges may seem like a difficult task, but it is a necessary one for universities to take charge.
Claudia Umanzor at the Women Entrepreneurs in STEM (WISE) meeting in Oslo, Norway
20 February 2019 | Oslo
The "Women Entrepreneurs in STEM (WISE)", Erasmus+ funded project, had its transnational project meeting this 20th of February in Oslo, Norway where the S2BMRC of Münster University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) is one strategic partner.
Thorsten Kliewe and Claudia Umanzor assist to RIESAL Meeting in Puebla, Mexiko
13-15 March 2019 | Puebla
In the framework of the RIESAL project (Regional Network for the Promotion of the Internationalization of Higher Education in Latin America), hosted by the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Prof. Thorsten Kliewe and Claudia Umanzor along with 118 participants from Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Uruguay (RIESAL partners) and also from Argentina, Chile, Honduras, Nicaragua and Paraguay, gathered in Puebla, Mexico at the international conference "Capacities and Synergies for Internationalization in Latin America and the Caribbean".
Thomas Baaken, Arno Meerman, Todd Davey and Carolin Plewa at the 2019 Australian eChallenge France
7 March 2019 | Paris
Prof. Thomas Baaken, Managing Director of S2BMRC, and Arno Meerman, Director of Business Development of S2BMRC and CEO of UIIN Amsterdam, served as final judges in the 2019 Australian eChallenge France in Paris. 16 young and passion entrepreneurial teams managed to get through to the final pitch. The pitch and the following celebration of the winners were held close to the Louvre in Paris.
Asia-Pacific University-Industry Interaction Conference in Sydney brings together leading academics and industry experts
11- 13 February 2019 | Sydney
Held in Australia for the second time, the 2019 UIIN Asia-Pacific University-Industry Interaction Conference held at UTS, Sydney, brought together over 200 delegates from all over the world including managers, practitioners, and researchers in the fields of entrepreneurial universities, collaborative innovation and university-industry interaction among others.
Neele Petzold as guest lecturer at the VU Amsterdam on the topic of disruptive innovation
12 February 2019 | Amsterdam
S2BMRC team member Neele Petzold was recently invited to the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam by Dr. Malous Blankesteijn as a guest lecturer. The objective was to discuss with the students about her research on disruptive innovation and how a dynamic rather than a linear understanding of the process of disruptive innovation surfaces additional complexity.
Lina Landinez and Neele Petzold engaging with online communities
4 February 2019 | Münster
Lina Landinez and Neele Petzold have published an article on disruptive innovation on InnovationManagement.se, one of the world's most read innovation Management blogs with more thousands of readers every month.
Apply for this year's Summer School: Borderless Minds!
30 January 2019 | Münster
Apply for the International Summer School 2019 at the Münster School of Business: Borderless Minds - Co-creating a pathway into the 4th industrial revolution
Choiwai Maggie Chak contributed to the CMOB Research Carrousel at University of Twente
25 January 2019 | Enschede
At the 2019 Change Management & Organizational Behaviour CMOB Research Carrousel at DesignLab, INFORM space, University of Twente, Enschede, S2BMRC team member Choiwai Maggie Chak, MSc delivered on her PhD Research Update and the Science-to-Society project Münster.Land.Leben: "Interactive dynamics in regional and local health community-academic partnerships: Impact of group climate on partner engagement and collaborative success"
Interdisciplinary student project for munster.land.leben
25 January 2019 | Münster
As münster.land.leben is one of the largest projects at MUAS, students are taking part in the project work as well. In the student project "Innovation for Society", three master students and eight bachelor students developed a lean canvas business model for the project "Fall management with civic engagement" from the Münster School of Health.
New Lecture on Digital and Innovative Business Models
23 January 2019 | Münster
In winter semester 2018/2019 the bachelor students of our new lecture "Digital and Innovative Business Models" in Strategic and International Marketing learned about recent digital developments and technologies.
RIESAL offers a webinar on trends in the internationalisation of higher education
21 January 2019 | Guadalajara
We invite you to participate in a RIESAL webinar! The theme this time is: "Results of the 1st Regional Survey on trends in the internationalization of higher education carried out by the OBIRET UNESCO-IESALC"
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research selected "Managing Disruptive Change" as project of the month
18 January 2019 | Münster
Our project MaDiC - Managing Disruptive Change - Innovative business models for managing disruptive changes in small and medium-sized enterprises is featured as January's research project on the website of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (Federal Ministry of Education and Research).
S2B welcomes an international Horizon 2020 expert from Egypt!
14 January 2018 | Münster
S2BMRC is delighted to welcome Ms Mona Elrawi to our S2B office. Ms. Elrawi is a visiting researcher and an expert in Horizon 2020 funding opportunities, coming from Egypt. She will be staying with us from 14.01.2019 to 01.02.2019. Her visit has been supported by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 project that our Center is participating in, titled Quintuple Helix Approach to Targeted Open Innovation in Energy, Water, Agriculture in the South Mediterranean Neighborhood
Students vs. Dragons in annual innovation & entrepreneurship challenge
8 January 2019 | Münster
Inspired by the TV show "Dragons Den" and developed by Prof. Dr. Kliewe, Dr. Lina Landinez and Luiza Leorato, Battling the Dragons is an annual final presentation of innovative ideas conceived by students from Münster School of Business.
Take off! From the idea to the start-up
17 December 2018 | Münster
On January 8 2019, we will introduce you to founders who have already gone this way or who are about to start. The highlight of the day is the final "Battling the Dragons" - here students from the Münster School of Business (MSB) present their innovative ideas to a selected jury.
Cracow University of Economics and MUAS worked together on a Science-to-Society project
7 December 2018 | Münster
From the 3rd to the 7th of December 2018, 12 students from Uniwersytet Ekonomiczny w Krakowie (UEK) visited MSB to work on a joint project referring to "Student-community engagement"
RIESAL offers two webinars on internationalisation
23 November 2018 | Guadalajara
The project RIESAL in co-financing with the European Commission, will be offering in November two webinars related to internationalisation:
Panel Discussion "Rule Breaking and Other Paths to Innovation"
22 November 2018 | Münster
On the past 13 November 2018, the Cross-Mentoring event took place in Münster on the topic "Breaking the rules as an innovation method". The cross-mentoring programme is aimed at the development of managers in the Münsterland region.
Multi-honorable mentioning at Graduation Ceremony of Münster School of Business
9 November 2018 | Münster
On November 9th the official Graduation Ceremony of Münster School of Business took place. Some 1.000 guests from families and companies attended the lively and solemn gala. The S2BMRC was multi honourably mentioned during the celebration.
Unravel Tomorrow | Empowering a New Generation of Pioneers
18-19 October 2018 | Münster
S2BMRC was honored to host an international Tomorrow's Land consortium for a kick-off meeting as part of the new follow-up Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership project "Unravel Tomorrow". This project is an intentional action by six European partners to design the future of social innovation.
JUST LAUNCHED: The Future of Universities Thoughtbook
12 October 2018 | Münster
New Book available: 40 HEI Experts in Europe provided their thoughts, visions and ideas on the Future of Universities. This compendium of the future, collecting visionary and creative views, has been launched by UIIN (Spin Off of the S2BMRC) in Amsterdam and S2BMRC in Münster. How are trends affecting Universities? Interesting reads! Editors are Todd Davey, Arno Meerman, Balzhan Orazbayeva (all S2BMRC and UIIN), Victoria Galán-Muros, Carolin Plewa (both S2BMRC adjunct and alumni) together with two Siemens Managers, Max Riedel and Natascha Eckert.
Looking for Women Entrepreneurs
October 10 2018 | Leitrim, Ireland
The "Women Entrepreneurs in STEM (WISE)", Erasmus+ funded project, had its transnational project meeting 10th of October in Leitrim, Ireland where the S2BMRC of Münster University of Applied Sciences is one of the strategic partners.
S2BMRC welcomes a renowned scientist from Tunisia
10 October 2018 | Münster
S2BMRC is happy to welcome Dr Olfa Ben Said to our S2BMRC office. Dr Said is a guest researcher from Tunisia who will be staying for one month as part of a Horizon 2020 project 5 TOI 4WAS which encourages the research and innovation cooperation between the European Union and Southern Mediterranean Neighborhood in the areas of water, agriculture and energy.
14 Latin American delegates from the RIESAL project learning about the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Münster
8-9 October 2018 | Münster
The past 8 and 9 of October S2BMRC received 14 Latin American delegates from the RIESAL project, who in the framework of one of their missions to Europe, came to Münster to learn about how the knowledge transfer is carried out, and how innovation and entrepreneurship take place in the city.
Two new Team Members join the S2BMRC
1 October 2018 | Münster
We are happy to announce the two most recent additions to our international team: Habtamu Diriba MBA and Adisa Ejubovic MSc.
Tomorrow's Land International Conference - 22 November - Liverpool
1 October 2018 | Münster
Throughout the project, since 2016 Tomorrow's Land creates resources to support educators who are training young social innovators, the people working to develop practical new solutions to social challenges. The project will be closed by an Tomorrow's Land International Conference taking place on the 22nd of November 2018 in Liverpool, UK.
Successful PhD Defense of Haluk Yörür at TU Dresden
28 September 2018 | Dresden
Dr. Haluk Yörür successfully defended his PhD thesis on "Market Oriented Product Platforms Structuring the Front-End of Flexible Platform Portfolio Development" at TU Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics.
Academic directors from Chile receive training in Münster University of Applied Sciences
28 September 2018 | Münster
On September 26th to the 28th, Dr. David Blanco and Sebastián Tolvett M.Sc. from the Metropolitan Technological University (UTEM) in Chile visited the technology and innovation assets of Münster University of Applied Sciences (MUAS)
Successful Design Thinking workshop with IT management consultancy noventum
14 September 2018 | Münster
On Friday, 14th September, a group of 25 managers from the IT management consultancy noventum came together to meet Neele Petzold, Alexander Schmidt and Patrick Schröder from the Science-to-Business team, who offered them a workshop with a twofold objective.
Sue Rossano awarded with the title of a PhD
12 September 2018 | Amsterdam
S2BMRC team member Sue Rossano Rivero successfully defended her PhD thesis on "Entrepreneurial behaviour of academics within the context of education from a sociological perspective" at VU Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Alexander Schmidt and Carina Alfert present latest research note at the 19th International CiNet Conference in Dublin
11 September 2018 | Dublin
Alexander Schmidt and Carina Alfert presented their latest research note at the 19th International CiNet Conference in Dublin, Ireland.
S2BMRC welcomes new team members
3 September 2018 | Münster
The S2BMRC is glad to welcome Dr Kerstin Kurzhals and Claudia Umanzor as new members of the team. Sue Rossano returns after her maternity leave.
There is untapped potential in University-Business Collaboration in Europe
30 August 2018 | Münster
The Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre elaborated a study on University-Business Cooperation in Europe for the European Commission. The study was conducted in 33 countries and proves an untapped potential for employability, innovation and regional development in Europe.
MUAS and S2BMRC supporting universities in their entrepreneurial journey
30 August 2018 | Münster
During the past two weeks, Carlos Abello and Claudio Torres from the Technology Transfer Office of Universidad Santiago de Chile visited Münster University of Applied Sciences and the S2BMRC. This visit is part of the Professional Development Program, a program offered by MUAS to universities interested in developing their entrepreneurial and innovative profile.
Building regional alliances for Women Entrepreneurship in STEM
13 August 2018 | Münster
The last 27th of June, the S2BMRC hosted the first meeting with regional stakeholders interested in the topic of Women Entrepreneurship in STEM, as a part of a project from the European Commission.
Summer School 2018: Global Changemakers - Innovation with social impact
30 July 2018 | Münster
From the 9th to the 16th of July the International Summer School 2018 took place at the Münster School of Business. 44 students from Germany, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, India and South Africa participated to develop solutions for sustainability and social entrepreneurship challenges.
Best Presentation Award for Eva Sormani at conference in Padang
26 July 2018 | Padang
Eva Sormani, MSc, from the Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre was awarded the "Best Presentation Award" out of >60 paper presentations at a conference in Padang, Indonesia
Joint Conference on Technologies and Science-to-Business in Indonesia - S2BMRC and MUAS partnering with Institut Teknologi Padang (ITP)
26 July 2018 | Padang (24-26 July 2018)
With more than 300 participants from 12 countries of Asia, Europe and Africa, the conference in Padang offered a platform for scientists and practitioners to share ideas and knowledge.
More than 400 people registered for the second edition of PEGIES
18 July 2018 | Münster
RIESAL thank all those interested in this second version of the online course PEGIES (Improvement in Management of Internationalization in Higher Education). Münster University of Applied Sciences will be offering one of the modules of the course.
About the connection between dry cake and developing tangible artefacts from our knowledge in a creative team workshop
17 July 2018 | Münster
Under the obscure name "Dry Cake Day" all Science-to-Business team members had been invited to the first internal workshop which was dedicated to using all the knowledge and creativity within the team to build tangible results to aid us in our work.
Cross-disciplinary and international teams create the future city of Matosinhos, Portugal
24 June 2017 | Matosinhos (11.-15.06.2018)
As part of the Tomorrow's Land project, the final intellectual output was delivered as a Social Innovation Bootcamp, an international blended learning activity where people from all over Europe and different educational backgrounds came together to work on current and urgent social challenges.
S2BMRC contribution to UIIN (University-Industry-Interaction) conference in London
22 June 2018 | London
2BMRC Team members Eva Sormani (corresponding author) and Thomas Baaken presented a paper on "The Potential of Nudging for the Engaged University" on the UIIN University-Industry-Innovation-Network Conference in London.
UIIN conference in London brings over 500 passionate delegates together
22 June 2018 | London
Being the biggest event so far, the UIIN conference brought together more than 500 delegates from 60+ countries in London to inspire, share practices and gain insights about the university-business cooperation and engaged universities.
Visit from the Minister for Culture and Sciences Affairs of NRW
20 June 2018 | Münster
Minister Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, Minister for Culture and Sciences Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia, visited Münster University of Applied Sciences to inform herself on the performance level and areas of the University.
S2BMRC at the Leonardo Campus Run 2018
20 June 2018 | Münster
The Science-to-Business Marketing Running Team participated a at this year's Leonardo Campus Run with Sue Rossano finishing as the best female runner in her category.
INVITATION: Women Entrepreneurship in STEM Regional Alliance
30 May 2018 | Münster
We will be hosting a meeting with regional stakeholders and partners interested in the topic of Women Entrepreneurship in STEM.
Open call: 2nd edition PEGIES online course
30 May 2018 | Münster
S2BMRC is happy to announce the second edition of the online course "Improving Management of the Internationalisation of Higher Education".
FH-Münster founds 5 TOPSIM Startups
28 May 2018 | Münster
In the summer semester 2018, international students of the bachelor courses "International Marketing" and "Strategic Marketing" successfully attended the TOPSIM-Startup challenge supervised by Dr. Christian Junker.
S2BMRC team member supports the annual spring conference of the ECCA in Prague
23 May 2018 | Münster
The annual spring conference of the European Campus Card Conference in Prague was supported by the presentation of Dr. Christian Junker
Addressing students' needs as part of a learning experience
22 May 2018 | Münster
This semester as part of the course of Innovation Marketing and Management, international Bachelor Students at MSB have been challenged by their lecturer, Balzhan Orazbayeva, with a task to address their own student-life related needs through innovative business ideas.
Tomorrowsland new information
16 April 2018 | Münster
Join us online for a Massive Open Online Course and become a pioneer of Tomorrow´s Land. The pilot edition of the Tomorrow´s Land MOOC is open for registration from Monday, 2nd April 2018.