Philips and Signify develop, protect and license out new business models in the lighting industry

The classical business model in the lighting industry was for a long time to sell LED lights and other luminants at a retailer. This has changed with the development of new business models, where products are leased but bought. The new type of business models has already transformed industries like music and video, which most of use experienced firsthand, but also more traditional industries and BtoB companies are adapting.

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Understanding the new role of IP management within the digital transformation in industry and commerce

More than 120 participants discussed the new challenges for management in the context of the digitization in Strasbourg. The revolutionary changes are affecting all institutions within innovation systems, like industries, universities and public institutions. The conference had a true interdisciplinary set up with speakers and audience having economic, legal and technology background as well as scholars, practitioners and representatives from institutions like the European Patent Office, WIPO and the United States State Department.

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