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EHI Foundation – GS1 Germany Science Award (Germany)

GS1 Germany stands for efficient cross-company processes along the value chain. The company systematically promotes the implementation of identification, communication and process standards for customers from a wide range of industries. GS1 Germany stands for efficient cross-company processes along the value chain. The company systematically promotes the implementation of identification, communication and process standards for customers from a wide range of industries.

Zukunftsnetzwerk

The interdisciplinary Zukunftsnetzwerk for Innovation | Research | Cooperation deals with a broad spectrum of practice-relevant innovation topics. The network aims to promote the development, testing and implementation of innovative ideas and concepts in cooperation between network members from trade, industry, services, science and GS1 Germany.

Professor Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier has been a member of the Zukunftsnetzwerk since 2017; prior to that, he was the scientific chairman of the Academic Partnership from 2012 to 2017.

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Future Study: "2025: Smart Value Networks"

A look into the future of the consumer goods industry: As part of the scenario project "2025: Smart Value Networks", GS1 Germany, together with industry experts, including WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, highlighted the key trends and technological developments of the coming years.

From shopper behavior to the value networks of tomorrow - even if the future cannot be predicted exactly, the change is already clearly noticeable in many areas. And the time to prepare for it is now!

 

The Science Award of the EHI Foundation - GS1 Germany

The Science Award is awarded to young scientists as well as chairs for excellent scientific work and projects that are highly relevant to the retail industry.

EHI Foundation and GS1 Germany donate the prize money to encourage young academics and established chairs to scientifically investigate practice-relevant topics for the retail industry and to promote cooperation between universities, trade and industry. The science prize is endowed with a total of 85,000 euros.

Professor Arnd Huchzermeier has been a member of the jury since 2012. In 2013, his research on "Collaborative Promotions" was awarded the Science Prize for the best cooperation between trade and industry.

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