University of Navarra

Hitachi's First Proton Therapy System in Europe Opens at Clinica Universidad de Navarra in Spain

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 2:22am

Clinica Universidad de Navarra is the first hospital which Hitachi has delivered the whole proton therapy system in Europe.

Key Points: 
  • Clinica Universidad de Navarra is the first hospital which Hitachi has delivered the whole proton therapy system in Europe.
  • The proton therapy system installed at Clinica Universidad de Navarra is equipped with state-of-the-art technology including spot scanning technology that sends a therapeutic proton beam precisely conforming to the shape of the target tumor.
  • And it has a 360degree rotating gantry treatment room with cone beam CT(1) and Real-time image Gated Proton Therapy (RGPT)(2) capability.
  • Clinica Universidad de Navarra, based in Navarra and Madrid, Spain, is a world-class private hospital focusing on medical research, education and clinical care.

IESE Business School Pioneers 5G in Europe

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 9:50am

Today, IESE Business School and telecom infrastructure operator Cellnex have announced the setup of a 5G mobile network at the schools Barcelona campus.

Key Points: 
  • Today, IESE Business School and telecom infrastructure operator Cellnex have announced the setup of a 5G mobile network at the schools Barcelona campus.
  • With this news, IESE becomes one of the first business schools in Europe to pilot cutting-edge 5G prototypes on its campuses.
  • According to Franz Heukamp, Dean of IESE Business School, anticipating trends and experiencing new approaches, as typified by this collaboration with Cellnex, are an essential part of providing the best possible learning experience for our participants.
  • IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York and So Paulo.

IESE Business School Launches Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Management Initiative

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 4:31pm

IESE Business School has launched a new Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Management Initiative, a multidisciplinary project that will look at how artificial intelligence is impacting management, and prepare executives to put Al to use in their companies in an ethical and socially responsible way.

Key Points: 
  • IESE Business School has launched a new Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Management Initiative, a multidisciplinary project that will look at how artificial intelligence is impacting management, and prepare executives to put Al to use in their companies in an ethical and socially responsible way.
  • Artificial intelligence, like electricity a century ago, is a general purpose technology that will touch every sphere of economic activity.
  • IESE Business School is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra.
  • Consistently ranked within the top 10 worldwide, IESE Business School has pioneered business education in Europe since its founding.

Intent HQ Partners with IESE Business School to Create the First Marketing Chair

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:59pm

LONDON, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intent HQ is pleased to announce its partnership with IESE Business School.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intent HQ is pleased to announce its partnership with IESE Business School.
  • Last week, Jonathan Lakin, CEO of Intent HQ signed a five-year co-operation agreement with IESE Business School to create the school's first Marketing chair.
  • The Intent HQ Chair will revolve around the following main objectives:
    Conduct robust research into consumer behaviour that will serve as a reference point for business managers, entrepreneurs and the public sector.
  • By enabling our clients to create human-like profiles, we help them understand customers, in a deep and meaningful way.

Intent HQ Partners with IESE Business School to Create the First Marketing Chair

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:57pm

LONDON, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intent HQ is pleased to announce its partnership with IESE Business School.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Intent HQ is pleased to announce its partnership with IESE Business School.
  • Last week, Jonathan Lakin, CEO of Intent HQ signed a five-year co-operation agreement with IESE Business School to create the school's first Marketing chair.
  • The Intent HQ Chair will revolve around the following main objectives:
    Conduct robust research into consumer behaviour that will serve as a reference point for business managers, entrepreneurs and the public sector.
  • By enabling our clients to create human-like profiles, we help them understand customers, in a deep and meaningful way.

NorthSea Therapeutics Strengthens Its Management Team With the Appointment Of Mats Blom As CFO

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:00am

Mr Blom joined NorthSea Therapeutics on 3 September 2019, and brings significant experience, having worked in senior financial management roles for both public and private life sciences companies.

Key Points: 
  • Mr Blom joined NorthSea Therapeutics on 3 September 2019, and brings significant experience, having worked in senior financial management roles for both public and private life sciences companies.
  • Prior to that, Mr Blom was CFO at Swedish Orphan International (now a part of SOBI).
  • Mats has an MBA from IESE in Barcelona and holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Lund University.
  • Mats has extensive experience as a CFO and a solid track record in both private and public funding, in both Europe and the US.

Brightline Initiative and IESE Business School Collaborate to Explore Fundamental Trade-offs in Transformation and Strategy Implementation

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 1:00pm

Brightline and IESE Business School will explore similar key trade-offs that leaders need to respond to daily.

Key Points: 
  • Brightline and IESE Business School will explore similar key trade-offs that leaders need to respond to daily.
  • Prof. Joaquim Vil of IESE Business School will lead this research effort with the Brightline team.
  • IESE is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, and has pioneered business education in Europe since its founding (1958).
  • IESE has sought to develop business leaders with solid business skills, a global mind-set and a desire to make a positive impact on society.

New Report Reveals How Research Centers Can Achieve Economic Sustainability

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 9:45am

A new report by IESE Business Schools Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center sets out to address a major issue faced by leaders of research centers around the world: how to achieve economic sustainability while preserving academic quality.

Key Points: 
  • A new report by IESE Business Schools Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center sets out to address a major issue faced by leaders of research centers around the world: how to achieve economic sustainability while preserving academic quality.
  • Based on a four-year analysis of 3,881 research centers in 107 countries, it offers a handy guide for how research leaders can best commercialize their discoveries.
  • The authors say these closures often stem from a failure to turn research ideas into economic value, rendering the innovation research unsustainable or broken.
  • To counteract this, the 40-page report tracks three phases of centers' work: (1) research (discovery), (2) transformation (invention) and (3) commercialization (innovation).

MBA Ranking Top 25 Business Schools in Europe - 2018

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 1:00pm

For the ranking only schools located in Europe were taken into consideration.

Key Points: 
  • For the ranking only schools located in Europe were taken into consideration.
  • Following, on the second and third place, are the Alliance Business School, which is also located in Great Britain and the Iese Business School in Spain.
  • Two other leading Business Schools from Great Britain are on the seventh and ninth place: The Imperial College Business School and the London Business School.
  • The eight place goes to the Mannheim Business School in Germany and the Esade Business School in Spain is on the tenth place.

IESE Business School: New Study Illuminates How Large Corporations Can Maximize Value from Innovation

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 1:16pm

It sheds light on how companies can not only maximize the innovation produced by their CV units, but also the value they generate for the parent company.

Key Points: 
  • It sheds light on how companies can not only maximize the innovation produced by their CV units, but also the value they generate for the parent company.
  • M Julia Prats, Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School and co-author of the study says: Innovation for innovations sake is not enough.
  • The study found that the keys to success were:
    Designing an incentive framework that is focused on value integration as well as agility.
  • Consistently ranked within the top ten worldwide, IESE Business School has pioneered business education in Europe since its founding.