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IPERF announces Converge Project

To successfully operate in modern market, companies need to introduce promising innovations in their products and services. As evidence shows, only a few companies are able to create innovative products and services that are user-oriented, and also effectively manage them in the market. Why? The specialists of companies lack an interdisciplinar... more ...
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Measuring research performance is not easy, but is possible, says Dr. Taratukhin

Dr. Victor Taratukhin, a member of the IPERF scientific advisory board, was appointed as a Visiting Professor at Stanford University in February 2015. There he will be focusing on Design Thinking methodology research and will be part of famous Design Research group at Stanford School of Engineering. Dr. Taratukhin is also performing roles of th... more ...
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November 2015 Training in Berlin

We're happy to announce our certified education training: Performance-Driven Innovation Management, taking place in Berlin/Potsdam, Nov 9-13, 2015. More information at: http://iperf.eu/training/ See the flyer at: http://iperf.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/IPERF-training-Nov-2015.pdf... more ...
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IPERF Announces New Board of Directors

Berlin, DE - Celebrating its three-year anniversary, the International Institute for Research Performance Management (IPERF) announces the newly elected IPERF Board of Directors. Three members of the Board continue their seat while two new members join. Each will serve for a two-year term. Dr. Joachim Schaper served before as a Vice Chairm... more ...
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Round Table “Smart Cities in Russia – Influence the way we live tomorrow”

St. Petersburg, 17.10.2014: IPERF and the St. Petersburg State University, Graduate School of Management (GSOM), kick-off the research initiative “Smart City Russia” with a round table discussion. Making a city smart to prepare it for the future to come, is not only about mixing and introducing technologies. From three different perspectives... more ...
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At Europol users determine success, says Örjan Anderberg

Measuring performance is a challenge for many reasons. Örjan Anderberg, Quality Manager at Eurocontrol, previously Head of Performance Management at Europol, says: "I think it is very important to measure the outcome of your work, and it is also very challenging. The issue is the time lag between input and outcome, as greatly highlighted during... more ...
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Lucilla Sioli Head of EC’s DG CONNECT on Research Performance Measurement

Lucilla Sioli, Head of Unit at the European Commission's Directorate General Communications, Content, Network and Technologies, shared her view on research performance measurement and performance management for European Comission considering Framework Programme 'Horizon 2020'. “Performance measurement and performance management are very imp... more ...
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Workshop: Research Performance Measurement and the Impact on Innovation in Europe

Luxembourg 31.10.2013 13:00–17:00 Meet key stakeholders from the European Commission, industry and academia to elaborate on the impact of government funded research on the innovation in Europe. Performance Measurement plays a key role for the efficient implementation of innovation strategies in Europe. On the eve of the upcoming Framework P... more ...
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Dr. Ferrie Aalders of Philips Research joins IPERF’s Scientific Advisory Board

IPERF welcomes Dr. Ferrie Aalders as member of its scientific advisory board. With his senior role in Philips Research, Ferrie brings to the academic advisory board thorough understanding of industrial research performance and innovation management that has helped Philips to become a leader in technological innovations. Ferrie is Senior Dire... more ...
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Innovation is Not a Coincidence

From the FAZ supplement 'technologies of the future', by Michael Gneuss: "Which indicators allow us to actually recognize which company is more innovative than others?  From scholars there is no clear answer to this question. One could refer to the expenses on research and development as an indicator. But then Apple would not be on the top o... more ...