Exploring the development of a framework to support entrepreneurs in the creation of dynamic business models for high-potential technological innovations

Richard Hagl

Waterford Institute of Technology

Richard is a Munich, Germany based entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Phaenom, an innovative company concentrating on the digital transformation. His entrepreneurial focus centres on emerging digitally-based technological innovations – such as augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, computer-generated images, and 3d-printing – and their application to new business opportunities. He graduated with a MSc Systems Engineering from Munich University of Applied Sciences, and BSc Electrical Engineering, and Computer Sciences (second major) from the University of Wisconsin, US. He is the author of “Das 3D-Druck-Kompendium”, a guide to 3d-printing for entrepreneurs,consultants and innovation drivers.


Innovation is vital for the survival of every organisation (Eveleens, 2010). Innovation must be managed because an ill-fitting innovation process may result in a failure to capture value from innovation (Chesbrough, 2003).... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Aidan Duane (Waterford Institute of Technology)
  2. Richard Hagl (Waterford Institute of Technology)

Topic Area

Entrepreneurship and Innovation


PS - 2A » Innovation and Entrepreneurship 1 (14:30 - Wednesday, 30th August, Lecture Room 2)