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IPM explores innovative culture of Finland

  The IPM Master 2016 students recently visited the capitol of Finland, Helsinki, for a field trip. They visited a wide range of companies to gain insights into Research & Development departments, design-departments, as well as in production facilities. Companies visited included marketleaders such as ABB, Suunto, and Planmeca. The field trip was organised and accompanied by IPM...  Read more


IPM starts an International's Doctorate Programme

  After intensive cooperation with the two internationally renowned Universities University of Calabria, Italy and Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, a joint international doctoral programme was recently launched with the Innovation and Product Management (IPM) master's degree programme.  Read more


IPM welcomes the new master students!

  Once again the Innovation and Product Management (IPM) master’s degree programme continues to gain international recognition. This programme was the initial English taught FH OÖ Wels master's degree programme to be established and year after year it continues to develop. 30 students from more than 300 candidates have been selected for this master's degree program; half of...  Read more


Childhood dream come true: IPM graduate working for Ferrari

  A dream of many. Only a few days ago Federica Coniglio (24) from Calabria, Italy successfully completed the double degree in Innovation and Product Management and Management Engineering at the School of Engineering in Wels, thus acquiring two academic qualifications in one degree program. And now her childhood dream has come true. She is working for Ferrari in Maranello in...  Read more


IPM student undertakes internship at Frauenhofer

  A mandatory part of the Innovation and Product Management Master’s degree curriculum is for students to undertake an internship (in the 4th semester) in a company to enable them to gain first research results and findings for their Master’s Thesis. One of our IPM master students, Julia Peherstorfer, has been undertaking an internship in Germany since March. What does she like...  Read more


IPM-Student doing internship in London

  Students of the Master program Innovation and Product Management can join a company for an internship in the 4th semester to gain first experience in industry but also to support data collection for their master thesis. Many students are taking this chance and do an internship abroad. Duraipandian Gajendran, final year student is currently doing an internship at Castrol - BP...  Read more


Innovative, dedicated and authentic - POETTINGER gave insights into their innovation processes

  Students of the degree programmes AMM, IPM and MEWI have the opportunity to get an insight 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. Recently Lisa Woess – responsible for innovation management system at Poettinger– reported about the innovation process at...  Read more


IPM professor published in the renowned Journal of Product Innovation Management

  In the January issue of the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Dr. Fiona Schweitzer, together with Ellis van der Hende, a researcher at TU Delft, published a study on customer integration in the innovation process for radical new development projects. While customer integration is unanimously understood as an important success factor in incremental innovations by...  Read more


IPM students winners of the WelsSPITZE competition

  The FH OÖ Wels Campus started the new academic year with a record number of students, new programmes and its first internationally accredited programme (IPM Bachelor). To celebrate these achievements with Wels FH students, graduates and all staff, a WelsSPITZE competition was held. Amongst the many fun and creative entries received, two IPM students were winners. Participants...  Read more


Concept Fire Truck – Rosenbauer´s systematic way to innovate the fire truck of tomorrow

  'Theoprax at Audimax' is a series of lectures and presents examples on best practices for students of the Master's degree programmes AMM, IPM and MEWI. On 3rd November 2016 Ing. Alexander Ronacher – Head of Innovation at Rosenbauer – reported about the innovation process which leads to Rosenbauer´s Concept Fire Truck. During its 150th birthday celebrations, Rosenbauer...  Read more

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