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IPM students join the fifth FH Upper Austria Innovation Week

  From February 3-7 2020 the fifth Innovation Week took place in the co-working space of Factory300 in the Linz tobacco factory. Master students from three schools, among them several IPM students, worked on real-life business issues.  Read more

IPM master's students win UMDASCH competition

  Last November Daniela Gonzalez and Teoman Turkmen, both students from IPM master's degree programme, participated in UMDASCH's idea competition “Shopping Experience 4.0”.  Read more


  On 28th November 2019, students of the international master programs Automotive Mechatronics & Management (AMM) and Innovation & Product Management (IPM) were invited to the headquarter of MIBA Sinter Group located in Vorchdorf (Austria).  Read more

AMM and IPM gained valuable insights into PALFINGER AG

  On Sep. 22nd 2019, more than 30 students of the international Master's degree programmes Automotive Mechatronics & Management (AMM) and Innovation & Product Management (IPM) were invited to experience the “PALFINGER World” and also to get insights into the largest plant of PALFINGER in Lengau where the students experienced the ‘birth’ of a crane!  Read more

IPM welcomes the master students of the year 19/20!

  The success of the international Master’s degree programme "Innovation and Product Management" (IPM) continues. This programme was the initial English taught FH OÖ Wels master's degree programme to be established and year after year it continues to thrive.  Read more

IPM helps more airlines to develop customer centered solutions

  Since February Lufthansa Systems is actively introducing design thinking to their employees from different departments, from software architects, programmers to consultants, project managers, marketing, innovation and HR managers. Within the scope of a research project Kristiana Roth has been supporting Lufthansa Systems on this path with intensive two day trainings for 80…  Read more

Theoprax: Mastering (agile) Innovation Management at VALEO

  Students of the degree programs AMM, IPM and MEWI have the opportunity to get insights on special topics from experts of different companies. ‘Theoprax at Audimax’ is a series of lectures and presents examples on best practices on a regularly base. On 13th June 2019 Dr. Mario Kolar – Research & Innovation Program Manager at VALEO – gave intense insights into VALEOs innovation…  Read more

Publication achieved significant benchmark in Dissemination

  The book "Innovation and Product Management: A Holistic and Practical Approach to Uncertainty Reduction", published in 2015 by the authors Kurt Gaubinger (Head of Studies MEWI & AMM; University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria), Michael Rabl (Head of Studies IPM; University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria), Scott W. Swan(Professor, College of William and Mary) and Thomas…  Read more

IPM students worked on design projects at our partner university in Lahti/Finland.

  Interdisciplinary design projects are a central component of the Product Concept Design specialization of the Master's degree programme "Innovation and Product Management". Already during their studies students learn to work on real design challenges. Beyond that, the IPM programme strives to provide its students with an international environment, e.g. through experiences…  Read more

IPM lecturer taught as a visiting lecturer at the Riga Business School

  Organisational Behaviour Grand Slam is the final and definitive experience for students of Riga Business School. Students are exposed to a challenging task and have to apply skills learned in the Organisational Behaviour course. This year Kristiana Roth was invited as a guest lecturer to hold the Organisational Behaviour Grand Slam and challenge students with design thinking…  Read more

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