Education and Innovation Ecosystem at Furtwangen University, Germany

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An innovation ecosystem at  with a 170 year innovation history makes the Furtwangen University a unique place for education and innovation.The roots go back to a large clock maker school to support innovation in the clock industry in those days. The university is located in the southwest corner of Germany, bordered by Switzerland and France. It´s positioned in the heart of the famous Black Forest region. The campus hosts the largest historic clock museum worldwide, and is the home of the cuckoo clock.

The seminar style presentation will first outline the opportunities for NJIT/IEEE students to spend a semester or two in the International Semester at Furtwangen University. The International Semester for Engineering/Computing/IS is offered in English. Further, the industry and innovation ecosystem of the region in the context of Germany 4.0 will be xplained. The “Black Forest Ltd.” represents approx. 1,500 companies from the engineering, automotive, renewable energies and medical technologies sectors, all of which are driving forces of Industry 4.0. Professor Achim Karduck´s passion is to enable international exchanges for students to provide them with invaluable personal, study,
and professional experiences. He founded and directs the International Semester at Furtwangen University.



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  • Newark, New Jersey
  • United States 07102
  • Building: ECEC
  • Room Number: ECEC 202
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Professor Achim Karduck
Professor Achim Karduck of Furtwangen University

Topic:

Education and Innovation Ecosystem at Furtwangen University, Germany

An innovation ecosystem at  with a 170 year innovation history makes the Furtwangen University a unique place for education and innovation.The roots go back to a large clock maker school to support innovation in the clock industry in those days. The university is located in the southwest corner of Germany, bordered by Switzerland and France, . It´s positioned in the heart of the famous
Black Forest region. The campus hosts the largest historic clock museum worldwide, and is the home of the cuckoo clock.


The seminar style presentation will first outline the opportunities for NJIT students to spend a semester or two in the International
Semester at Furtwangen University. The International Semester for Engineering/Computing/IS is offered in English. Further, the
industry and innovation ecosystem of the region in the context of
Germany 4.0 will be xplained. The “Black Forest Ltd.” represents approx. 1,500 companies from the engineering, automotive,
renewable energies and medical technologies sectors, all of which are driving forces of Industry 4.0.
Professor Achim Karduck´s passion is to enable international exchanges for students to provide them with invaluable personal, study,
and professional experiences. He founded and directs the International Semester at
Furtwangen University.

Biography:

Achim P. Karduck is Professor for Telematics, and Software and Systems Architecture at Furtwangen University, Germany. His research and development activities are in the areas of Software and Systems Architectures for our Digital Ecosystem, Resilience and Risk Management from a technological and domain perspective, and Coordination/Collaborative Systems.
Often, the research is being done in conjunction with industrial partners, including Mobility and Innovation, and the Industry and Innovation Ecosystem in Germany.
Before his University career, he headed the Innovation Department for New Information Systems of Swiss Bank Corporation in Basel, Switzerland. Subsequently, he was appointed head of UBS Private Banking New Technologies US in New York, USA, leading technology transfer and systems integration of new technologies.
Internationally, his research and lectures are most closely conducted with the University of New South Wales (UNSW, Australia) and IMT Albi (l'École Nationale Supérieure des Mines d'Albi, France). Concerning Innovation Adoption, he closely collaborates with Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and SAP Co-Innovation Labs (USA).
He has been serving in leading positions for numerous international conferences with the Digital Ecosystem/Data Ecosystem context. Currently, he is General Co-Chair and co-founder of the Int. Conf. on Digital Ecosystems and Bigdata Science and Technologies (DEBST), which takes place from Nov. 4-8, 2018 at UNSW in Sydney (Australia), dest2018.digital-ecology.org/. In 2015, he served as General Co-Chair for IEEE Int. Conf. on “Innovations in Information Technology” in Dubai/UAE (conducted with the University of the Emirates), with a strong focus on sustainable domain solutions. He has been strongly involved in the of IEEE DEST (Digital Ecosystems and Smart Technologies) conference series. In 2013, he serves as General Co-Chair of IEEE DEST 2013 in Palo Alto (USA) dest2013.digital-ecology.org, with a strong focus on social, economic, and ecologic development (SEED) and the Innovation Adoption Forum.

Email:

Address:Furtwangen University , , Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Professor Achim Karduck of Furtwangen University

Topic:

Education and Innovation Ecosystem at Furtwangen University, Germany

Biography:

Email:

Address:Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Professor Achim Karduck of Furtwangen University

Topic:

Education and Innovation Ecosystem at Furtwangen University, Germany

Biography:

Email:

Address:Furtwangen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany





Agenda

Event Time: 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM PM

11:45 AM- Refreshments and Networking

12:15PM-1:30 PM: Talk by Professor Achim Karduck

Seminar in ECE 202

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