Disruptive Technologies and Innovation Foresight Minds

November 25 – 27, 2018  |  Hotel Oderberger Berlin, Germany

After a great success in 2017, the DTIM Europe is coming back in November 2018 as the leading knowledge platform bringing together all stakeholders within manufacturing industries and the production sphere, playing an active role in Technology & Innovation Management, Technology Foresighting and Screening, Research & Development and Organisational Change. Be part of DTIM Europe 2018 to gain deeper understanding of how to detect new technologies & innovations, create new business models, innovate your value chain and shape robust and value driven strategies within an industrial world that is heavily affected by the digitalization & IoT.


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Key questions to be discussed

The way to new opportunities through disruptive technologies and evolutionary innovation:

  • What are the success factors for the implementation of new strategies and innovation processes? How can these be effectively integrated into existing structures and strategies?
  • Incremental innovation vs. disruptive innovation: what makes the management of disruptive technologies so difficult?
  • The challenging balancing act for technology driven companies: Technology Push vs. Market Pull

Business Model Innovation: business growth and new business opportunities

  • How are conditions for growth and innovation changing
  • How to adapt currently successful business models to new business model parameters
  • How to systematically develop new business opportunities
  • Cross industry innovation: How can companies increase their competitiveness by extending their product and service portfolio
  • Researching new technologies and new business opportunities in parallel

IoT and the digital transformation

  • Potentials and future opportunities with IoT and digitization
  • How Digitalization is Influencing Business Models of Product and Service
  • How can risks be rendered more transparent and more easily manageable?
  • Scenario Techniques as a Tool to Analyze Future Markets and to Improve Reasoning in Assessing Business Potentials

Technology Foresight & trend management

  • Technology Foresight & Anticipation of Technological Leaps: From Trends to New Markets
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Risks and Consequences of New Developments and Disruptive Technologies
  • How to stay on top on technology trends and directions for the future?
  • How to fill the innovation pipeline today being relevant for the future?
  • Early Stage vs. Late Stage innovation: How can companies identify relevant trends and technologies

Start-Ups, Corporate Venturing, Incubators:

  • How Partnerships can enhance development and turn Market Innovations into value for all Parties involved
  • Which types of partnerships are useful? What lessons have been learnt so far?
  • How Partnerships can enhance development and turn Market Innovations into value for all Parties involved
  • Agile innovation concepts: Why are flexibility, agility and lean management essential, and how can these concepts be implemented successfully

Organizational change and transformation

  • Leveraging Disruptions & Innovations to Competitive Advantages
  • Transformation and integration of new technologies: How set the right criteria of implementing disruptive technologies?
  • How to Generate Methodologies and Foster their Operationalization within Complex Business Environment

Movers & Shakers

  • "Brilliant information to take back to the netherlands and to use it."
    Bart van den Heijkant, Rabobank

  • "
    Great event managing to bring the European SAM community together in order to share, learn and develop for the future."
    Alex Jäger, Emerson Process Management

  • "Great opportunity to meet and learn!"
    Remco van der Veen, ING

  • "
    Informative and great networking"
    Dennis Gylden, Pandora A/S

  • "
    Interesting networking and perfect help for avoiding pain points."
    Philippe Stern, Tamedia AG

  • "
    Networking, tips and exchange experience"
    Paul Göttsche, DONG Energy A/S

  • "
    Refreshing view and perspectives on software asset management"
    Jaswant Kalay Reckitt, Benckiser

  • "
    Stay connected with my SAM peers and share experiences in a well organized way motivates to keep moving"
    Claudia Rollersbroich, NCI Agency

  • "
    Very good networking opportunity!"
    Johnny Westholm, Stora Enso

  • "
    Was good to see my colleagues again."
    Steven Wynants, Toyota Motor Europe

Attending Companies

DTIM Europe 2018 fuels you with new ideas, new inspirations and new connections.

From large-scale multinational corporations to small and medium sized companies, from leading research institutes to the most promising start-ups, from technology management experts to innovation strategies executives - whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of new strategies in an ever-changing technological environment, DTIM has something of interest for you.

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It’s a Multi-touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!

Icebreaker Sessions

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Training Session

An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Live Tech Take

Delegates and solution providers have the chance to actively participate in product and service demos on the expo floor.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Challenge your Peers

Discuss your individual challenges with your peers from participating companies. Is there a topic or question you would like to discuss that isn’t part of the current agenda? Our Challenge your Peers Roundtables will give you the opportunity to shape the agenda yourself in a bar-camp style.

Tweetback Cards & Twitter Wall

Get interactive - not only during the sessions but also during presentations. Share your thoughts on #intrelEU or note down your ideas on our Tweetback cards. They are the perfect way to create an interactive dialogue during networking breaks and beyond.

Start Up Session

We are looking for the best apps, tools & features that are being used by internal communicators around the world and would like to bring them to our Intra.Innovation Lab at the DTIM Europe.

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