Welcome


You believe in innovation and you work as innovation manager, business executive or entrepreneur. You develop products and services or you have founded a start-up yourself.


Would you like to exchange some thoughts about 'digital transformation' and upcoming trends? Are you searching for contacts to innovators outside of your organisation? Would you like to discuss with those people, who consider innovation as most important topic of this day and age?



'We connect people and develop innovations'



Connect and Innovate is platform for innovative people with visions and new ideas. It was founded on the basis of creative collaboration and the delight in developing innovations.


The goal of Connect and Innovate is to connect people and to develop innovations collaboratively. Innovation is considered as future opportunity. Our activities are characterised by flexibility and general openness to cooperate with various partners.


Recent projects focus on medical technology, digital technology and services.


Join our events and take them as an opportunity to get in touch and get inspiration from meeting other innovators. Get in contact to exchange some ideas or receive information about current activities.

Innovent - An Event for Innovators


Michael Lewrick - "Das Design Thinking Playbook"

Join this event and meet Michael Lewrick, the author of „Das Design Thinking Playbook“. Get insights into his new book and take the opportunity to discuss with him about Design Thinking and innovation.

About the book


The new Design Thinking Playbook is a must-read for all entrepreneurs, decision- makers and innovation enthusiasts who like to be inspired by traditional, present and future success factors in a playful way.


It is the first book about design thinking that complies with the Design Thinking mindset from the first to the last page. Numerous experts have supported the Playbook with their expertise and experience. The result is a unique insight into how innovative ideas for tomorrow are successfully created and implemented today.


The publishers Michael Lewrick, Patrick Link and Larry Leifer are constantly seeking for the next big market opportunity. They are applying the design thinking mindset in various fields and industries, in digital transformation as well as in applying agile methods within the management, innovation and start-ups. They practice the Design Thinking mindset in the heart of the Silicon Valley, at Stanford University and at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences. With their help, various international companies have developed and commercialized radical innovations.



Source

Image, texts about author and book provided by Michael Lewrick

Date

14 March 2017

Location

MASI Wine Bar Zürich

www.masiwinebar.ch


Seefeldstrasse 5

8008 Zürich

Switzerland

No entrance fee

No registration required

About the author


Michael Lewrick has been several times as a visiting scholar to Stanford University. He received his PhD from Edinburgh University and he holds a MBA from Bristol Business School. He studied - in New York, Munich and Nice - Business Administration with an emphasis on IT and organization. His research interests centres on the management issues related to the development and commercialisation of technological and business model innovation.


Currently, Michael holds the position of Chief Innovation Officer at Swisscom Enterprise Customers in Switzerland. His expertise centres in the development of go-to-market concepts, growth & digitalization strategies, co-creation and applying Design Thinking as a management practice within Swisscom. His innovation portfolio includes technology topics related to Big Data/Analytics, BlockChain and IT Security as well as vertical market developments related to Finance, HealthCare and Insurance.


His latest book "Das Design Thinking Playbook" has been published together with Larry Leifer from Stanford University and Patrick Link from HSLU.


Website

www.design-thinking-playbook.com

design-thinking-playbook

Time

18:00 - 20:00 

Innovent - An Event for Innovators


Fintech

Please save the date: 09 May 2017. We will provide further information about this Innovent in March 2017 on this website and by e-mail. Sign-up for our newsletter to get information about this Innovent and future activities.

Date

09 May 2017

Time

18:00 - 20:00 

Location

MASI Wine Bar Zürich

www.masiwinebar.ch


Seefeldstrasse 5

8008 Zürich

Switzerland

No entrance fee

No registration required

Innovations and Initiatives


The recent innovation projects and initiatives focus on medical technology, digital technology and services. Our collaboration is characterised by the delight of innovating and cooperating in an open manner with well known and new partners. We collaborate in flexible and diverse team structures. The team set-up depends on the requirements of the specific project.

Medical Technology


In the fields of orthopaedics we develop new approaches for detecting positions and motions of human bodies in collaboration with Paul Müller-Janett and Kurt Müller.

Digital Technology


The novel software tool 'Networking' was developed together with two innovative software companies.

Services


Connect and Recommend is a network for leaders and entrepreneurs.

Please get in touch to receive more information about our innovations, projects and further initiatives.

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Sven Thiebus

INNOVATE TOGETHER

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Claudia Conradi

CLARITY LEADS

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