The course “Design Thinking for Digital Innovation” by Matthias Potthast (Visiting Lecturer at CIIS) and Dr. Roman Tilly (Post-doc at CIIS) has been awarded the Junior Teaching Award of the WiSo Faculty for the fall term 2019/2020 in the category of courses with up to 50 participants. […] The course is offered in the study program M.Sc. Information Systems and covers methods from Design Thinking and Lean Startup that enable students to develop new customer-oriented solutions and business models. Throughout the course, student teams apply newly learned methods like user interviews and tests to develop and evaluate solutions to actual design challenges. Matthias Potthast has many years of experience in startup development and digital transformation of companies and has recently cofounded Relevo (relevo.de), a company which offers a sustainable packaging solution for to-go & take away in order to tackle the plastic waste and enable customers a sustainable, urban lifestyle.