Münchener Innovations-Konferenz 2012

The Münchener Innovations-Konferenz is an annual event jointly organized by the TIM Group at the TUM, Prof. Dr. Joachim Henkel; the Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at LMU, Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, Ph.D.; and Munich Network e.V., Curt J. Winnen

You can download the program here.

The Münchener Innovations-Konferenz offers its participants and lecturers:

  • Knowledge, experience and insight into the current state of innovation management,
  • Ideas, perspectives and guidance for a successful implementation of innovation management,
  • A network for entrepreneurs, industry representatives, start ups, investors, academics and anyone who is interested.


Date and Place:

This year's conference took place on October 25th, 2012 at the Konferenzzentrum München, Lazarettstrasse 33, Munich

Speakers and topics for the 2012 conference:

Commercialization of User Innovations

  • Prof. Thomas Bauer, CEO, Bauer AG
  • Felix Dollinger, Founder, Efficient Elements

 Innovation in established companies

  • Dr. Thomas Lackner, Head of Innovation/ Corporate Development, Siemens AG
  • Dr. Hartmut Sauer, CEO, AHC Oberflächentechnik GmbH
  • Klaus Waldhardt, Plant Manager Region Süd, AHC Oberflächentechnik GmbH

Open Innovation: Partner Management and Product Architecture

  • Dr. Karl Popp, Director of Business Development, SAP AG
  • Julian Heerdegen, Product Evangelist EMEA, SugarCRM

Culture of Innovation in Start-Ups

  • Philipp Posselt, Founder and CEO, VEACT GmbH
  • Wolfgang Herfurtner, Founder und CEO, Evoluce AG