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An Interactive Innovation Talk

„Innovative Tuesday“ is a networking format between the local economy, researchers and students in the field of innovation. On a Tuesday evening a month we welcome all those interested in innovation and innovation management at the INC Invention Center at the RWTH Aachen Campus. We are looking for exciting discussions with speakers from business and science as well as other participants from the region of Aachen on various aspects of the topic of technology and innovation management. All events will be held in English to promote the exchange even beyond the national border and involve the international students of RWTH Aachen University.

Founded in 2017 RWTH Business School provides management education for executives and young professionals.

The IHK Aachen is a public corporation and represents the interests of around 76,000 member companies from industry, commerce and services.

Six formerly independent research groups at RWTH Aachen University joined forces establishing the TIME Research Area.


local economy,
and students


INC Invention Center
Campus Boulevard 30
52074 Aachen


A Tuesday evening a month
Entry 18:00
Start 18:30

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Event is open to public.
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12 March 2019

Martin Plutz
Managing Director
oculavis GmbH

Augmented Reality. Hype or Hope?

Augmented and Mixed Reality are heading to the valley of tears in the Gartner Hype Cycle. First hardware players in this market disappear, some others show up. The presentation tells the story of oculavis as an award winning software provider finding a successful path through this volatile technological environment and reaching the plateau of productivity.

Upcoming Events

16 April 2019

Dr. Yves Hagedorn
Managing Director

Subject to be announced

14 May 2019

Dr. Maarten van den Boogaard
Open Innovation Leader
Philips Personal Health

How Philips is utilizing open ecosystems for innovation

09 July 2019

Dr. Thorsten Harzer
Head of Digital Accelerator

Creating a digital ecosystem for the life sciences industry

08 October 2019

Rob Aalders
Startup Spirit

Why Lean Startup can make or brake your enterprise

12 November 2019

Karl-Josef Ollfisch
Saint-Gobain Research Germany

Innovation in a 354-year-old French company

10 December 2019

Speaker to be announced

Subject to be announced

Past Events

Logo von DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH, freigestellt

12 February 2019

Dr. Simon Becker
Head of Development Vehicle Manufacturing
DSA Daten- und Systemtechnik GmbH

Digital Factory & Connected Vehicle: Leveraging new technologies for a flexible vehicle production

15 January 2019

Frank Leyhausen
MedCom International GmbH

Silver Innovation, or: Don't fear the walking dead - Innovation for the fastest growing and most misunderstood consumer market segment

20 November 2018

Prof. Dr. Frank T. Piller
Head of Group
Institute for Technology and Innovation Management
RWTH Aachen University

Innovation 4.0: What will be Trends and Developments in Innovation Management in 2019?

23 Oktober 2018

Dr. Achim Kless
Scientific Director

Implementation strategies for open innovation in pharmaceutical industry

17 July 2018

Dr. Michael Riesener
e.go Digital

Development of digital services in the e-mobility ecosystem

Our Hosts

Prof. Dr. Frank T. Piller
Prof. Dr. Frank T. Piller
Founding Dean & Academic
Director Executive MBA
RWTH Business School
Thomas Wendland
Thomas Wendland
Head of Unit
Technology & Innovation
IHK Aachen
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Paluch
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Paluch
Head of Group
Service and Technology Marketing
RWTH Aachen University

Our Partners

Do you think your company fits in our Innovative Tuesday format? Contact us.