PRESANS participates in the third IC3K

PRESANS will participate in the third IC3K, held in Paris (France) from the 26th to the 29th of October 2011. About IC3K The IC3K is the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. The purpose of the IC3K is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners on the areas of Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. IC3K is composed of three co-located conferences, each specialized in at least one of the aforementioned main knowledge areas. Participation of PRESANS PRESANS being an active computer science player in the fields of knowledge discovery, engineering and management, I have been invited to give a talk at the round table entitled: “Innovative approaches and future challenges of knowledge discovery, knowledge engineering

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The Role of Innovation at a Global Level: The Case of Continental AG

At the Grenoble Innovation Fair, the first keynote speaker was Reiner Hoeger, Director Engineering Governance and head of innovation at Continental Automotive GmbH (Continental AG). Reiner gave a very bright talk on his vision of innovation at Continental AG. His talk entitled “The Role of Innovation in a Global Environment” showed the challenges faced by his industry in particular, and others industries in general in the context of globalization, as well as how they overcome these challenges thanks innovation by killing! About Continental AG Continental AG is a worldwide leading German manufacturer of tires, brake systems, vehicle stability control systems, engine injection systems, tachographs and other parts for the automotive and transport industries (more information on Wikipedia). Continental AG has

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PRESANS partners with the “24h of Innovation”

On the 28th of October 2011, PRESANS partners with the 24h of Innovation. 24h to innovate An international challenge based on the stimulating 24h format to develop creative, artistic and innovative concepts of products, services, new applications… for companies, labs, associations, entrepreneurship…. Many other activities (artistic, musicals, sportive…) are planned during and after the 24h so that the participants enjoy a lively atmosphere and the beautiful Basque country! With Whom? An open event for all creative people (creators, innovators, researchers, artists, students, teachers, consultants, freelances, employees…) and institutions (companies, labs, associations…). The teams are composed of students from school or universities from France or all over the world as well as professionals, inventor, developer, project manager, coach, consultant… They will

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Innovation in France : the View from Austria

The outside view on efforts undertaken to enhance the French innovation system is refreshingly severe: the new organization introduced by reforms conceals the unshakable hold of the old system, as well as the low appetite of France for globalization. Having eliminated the analytical room usually provided for wishful thinking, such a non-accommodating message invites us to renew from the ground up the way we view innovation and the economic and social changes it is a part of. First post of a series.

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