Katrin Bergener

CeBIT-Tickets for free

This year’s CeBIT – the world‘s leading fair for information technology – takes place from March 20th to 24th 2017 in Hanover, Germany. As co-exhibitor at the NRW joint stand (hall 6, stand E29/C30), the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) owns a limited amount of free tickets (e-tickets). If you are interested in a ticket, please send an e-mail to hoehenberger[at]ercis.de. We will send you an activation code.

The ERCIS team

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Katrin Bergener

IT Business Idea Competition ERCIS Launch Pad 2016

Münster as center for Startups

On 7th December 2016, the 9th ERCIS Launch Pad, the annual IT business ideas competition of the European Research Center for Information Systems, concluded with its finale. Continuing the line of last year’s record-breaking number of submissions, the finale filled the halls of Leo 18 with founders and audience beyond its capacities.

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Armin Stein

ERCIS DC fixed

This year's ERCIS DC is equipped with students and faculty!

We have four esteemed students writing up and presenting their thesis proposal at our 2016 ERCIS DC, as well as four faculty, providing them with feedback. Way to go! Read who is in and who is not here!

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Katrin Bergener

EMO 2017 in Münster

9th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization

EMO 2017 (March 19-22)  is the 9th International Conference on Evolutionary Multi- Criterion Optimization, aiming to continue the success of previous EMO conferences. We will bring together both the EMO and the multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) communities and moreover focus on solving real-world problems in government, business and industry. The classical EMO format will be supplemented by an EMO competition.

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Katrin Bergener

Great Kick-off Meeting in Lyon

With 18 different universities involved, the MASTIS project is great ERCIS activity

The EU-funded ERASMUS+ project "MASTIS - Establishing Modern Master-level Studies in Information Systems" officially started in February 2016 with a kick-off meeting in Lyon. All 18 involved universities presented themselves and their internationalization strategies to the other project partners. Apart from organizational and content-related discussions, we had enough time to get to know each other, think about possible future collaborations and last but not least enjoy the beautiful city of Lyon.

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Katrin Bergener

A success for the network: three EU-funded projects

MASTIS, BPM_Online and EQUALIST - 3 projects, 3 topics, various ERCIS partners

Recently, the  ERCIS network has been very successful in applying for EU funding. Three different projects (two ERASMUS+ and one Horizon2020 projects) were granted.

MASTIS, a project about the development of a start-of-the-art IS Master program, will be organized by the University Lyon2 and various ERCIS associated partner institutions are involved and will contribute to this project.

Within the BPM_Online project, 5 projects partner institutions will develop a reference curriculum for an executive BPM online course.

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Katrin Bergener

ERCIS Launch Pad in Münster

The 8th ERCIS Launchpad in Münster was again a great success.  The Launchpad is a  contest and a plattform for founder and start-ups with interesting ideas for IT products or services.  Students or other interested participants can present their ideas, prototypes, or ready-to-go products and discuss with other founders, win a prize, and get in contact with investors.

More Information on the contest can be found at http://www.ercis-launchpad.de/.

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