Andreas Schuster

Andreas Schuster

Co-Founder, Orcan Energy

Andreas Schuster is Co-Founder of Orcan Energy and is as CTO responsible for technology development. The stated objective of Orcan Energy is to harness the vast amounts of waste heat from industry, transport and power generation. Orcan serves these fields of application with two product lines using the ORC technology in order to transform heat into electricity or mechanical power.

Andreas Schuster is working since 14 years in this field of technology, the last 7 years for Orcan. There his responsibility also includes patents and industrial property rights. Orcan owns more than 110 granted patents in 24 patent families. Schuster is named inventor of 20 patent families.

He studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, worked there as research associate and lecturer and holds a PhD in the field of “Utilization of low grade heat with Orcan Rankine Cycle plants of small power”.

G1: Driving Business Value with IP: Successful IP Strategies and IP Management

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Using a combination of best-practice examples from IP success stories and some practi-cal frameworks, we will explore how intellectual property management fits into an overall business value generation framework and how it can add value to your business from a strategic perspective. The EPO has produced a series of case studies on small and medium-sized […]