1st Workshop of the SKIN Community

Simulating Knowledge Dynamics in Innovation Networks

31st March – 1st April 2011

University of Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz, Germany

PROGRAMME

Thursday 31 March

09:00 Registration

09:30 Welcome

09:45 Introductions

10:15 Session 0

Petra Ahrweiler, Andreas Pyka and Nigel Gilbert

UCD, Hohenheim, Surrey

The SKIN model – history, opportunities and limitations

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Session 1

Mercedes Bleda; Ozge Dilaver Kalkan; Elvira Uyarra

Madrid, Manchester, Surrey

Actors, Intentions and Randomness: Evolution of Regional Innovation Networks

Cristina Ponsiglione

Naples

Simulating Knowledge Dynamics in Industrial Districts

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Session 2

Michel Schilperoord

Dublin

Simulating the Role of MNEs for Knowledge and Capital Dynamics in Regional Innovation Networks

Manuaela Korber

Wien

The Impact of Public RTI Funding on Biotechnology Innovation Systems: An Agent-Based Approach

14:30 Tea break

14:45 Session 3

Benajmin Schrempf

Dublin

Simulating Knowledge Dynamics in Innovation Networks

Bei Gao

Dublin

Modeling Knowledge Dynamics in the Irish Renewable energy innovation network

Alexander Friedrich

Vienna

Modeling the Austrian aeronautic innovation system: An agent-based approach

16:15 Bus to Burg Lahneck 18:00 Tour of castle
19:30 Dinner at castle restaurant

Friday 1 April

09:00 Session 4

Giorgio Triulzi, Ramon Scholz

Maastricht; Stuttgart

R&D and Knowledge Dynamics in University-Industry Relationships in Biotech and Pharmaceuticals: an Agent-Based Model

Mathias Müller, Tobias Buchmann, Muhamed Kudic

Stuttgart, Halle

Causes and consequences of ego-network overshooting tendencies in evolving networks

Bart Vermeulen

Eindhoven

Kenes in supply chain networks

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Panel: Where next for SKIN?

12:00 Summary and conclusions

12:30 Lunch

14:00 Workshop ends