Sub-theme 24: Exaptation: Creativity, Innovation and New Product-Market Creation

Convenors:
Gino Cattani, Stern School of Business, New York University, USA
Pierpaolo Andriani, Euromed School of Management, France
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation
Chair: David Weir
Renata Kaminska, Giuseppe Carignani and Pierpaolo Andriani
Exaptation and innovation: The emergence of new functions in modular systems
David Weir
Exaptative response, social structures and personal networks
Gino Cattani and Mariano Mastrogiorgio
From paper making machinery to luxury yachts: The micro-processes of technological exaptation
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation and Technological Change
Chair: Renata Kaminska
Päivi Aaltonen and Pertti Aaltonen
Forest to clouds: The exaptation of paper mill infrastructure to datacenter function
M. Lourdes Sosa, Fiona Murray and James Utterback
Entrant investment in the technology being phased out through a discontinuity
Thanh Thao Pham
New market creation through the exaptation of car electronic cases in car theft
Session III: Thursday, July 04, 16:00 to 17:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation and Entrepreneurship – A
Chair: Jacqueline Fendt
Jacqueline Fendt
Exaptation and serendipity in entrepreneurial opportunity recognition: Amplification and acceleration through effectuation
Cherisse Hoyte, Hannah Noke and Simon Mosey
A sensemaking approach to the emergence of entrepreneurial opportunities
Agneta Marell and Thomas Biedenbach
Exaptation in academic entrepreneurship: Implications for the innovation support system
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation and Entrepreneurship – B
Chair: Gino Cattani
Martin Bliemel
Technology entrepreneurship and lucky events
Eric Michael Laviolette, Vincent Lefèbvre and Miruna Radu
Calling beauty to chase the beast: The role of aesthetics in the elaboration and evaluation of entrepreneurial business models
Andrea Ganzaroli, Luciano Pilotti and Ivan De Noni
The role of social entrepreneurship in leveraging exaptation in locked-in industrial districts: The case of Idrogenet in the industrial district of Lumezzane
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation, Bricologe and Collaborative Innovation
Chair: Mariano Mastrogiorgio
Mathias Beck and Andrea Schenker-Wicki
Collaborative innovation: The importance of diversity in cooperation networks for firm innovation performance
Julie Fabbri, Aurélie Hemonnet-Goujot and Delphine Manceau
A comparative study of two open innovation methods: Co-creation vs design thinking
Lakshmanan Prasad and Niharika Garud
Roles of innovative behavior and bricolage in new product development process in Indian hi-tech firms
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Exaptation, Knowledge Flows and Search Mechanisms
Chair: Päivi H. Aaltonen
Jamal E. Azzam, Rani Dang and
The role of patents in business ecosystem’s coordination: How do leader firms maintain technological knowledge and create new trajectories?
Patrícia Cristina do Nascimento Souto
Innovating as dialogic tacit knowledge creation and communication
Tommaso Savino, Antonio Messeni Petruzzelli and Vito Albino
Recombinations and search mechanisms to create innovation. A review of empirical evidence and research agenda
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Green Section, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Group Discussion: What's Next?
Chair: Pierpaolo Andriani