Global Innovation Ecosystems

Innovations have shaped the development of homo sapiens all along history. However, the interlinked global society is now intensifying the interaction between science, research and business.

The interplay of global innovation centers determines the future of humanity.

Global Innovation Ecosystems
– the seminar series Global Innovation Expert

To understand our economies and societies we have to understand the innovation ecosystems of those places in the world, where humankind’s future is co-created.

Global Innovation Expert is a unique program allowing you to dive into innovation cultures in Africa, Europe, Asia and the USA. Innovators, companies and researchers present their cases in 2-day on-site seminars in Cape Town, Vienna, San Francisco, Nairobi, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

On June 5th, 2018, we inform you about our experiences so far and provide an outlook of our programs in China and Africa.


Date, Time and Venue:

Date and Time:   
June 5th, 2018, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Weinplateau Südafrika, Tiefer Graben 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Admission is free. Registration is required.



16:15 Welcome
16:20 Global Innovation Expert – a unique seminar series
by Ludovit Garzik
African innovation cultures in Cape Town and Nairobi
by Hans Stoisser
Chinese innovation cultures in Shanghai and Shenzhen
by Yiming Yang
17:00 Alumni from 2016/2017/2018 discuss their experiences
17:30 Networking



Registration is closed!


Global Innovation Expert

Global Innovation Expert is an international executive education program focusing on innovation management. The Global Innovation Expert’s partner universities are Wirtschaftsuniversität ViennaBerkeley University of California and Shanghai University. Our partner IO InnovationOrbit e.U. from Vienna is the organizer of the program.

2018 program modules:

GIE Seminare 2018

Global Innovation Ecosystems