During the 62nd GfA Spring Congress, which took place from 2 to 4 March in Achen, Professor Steffen Kinkel presented current findings from the ChampNet project. The article by Steffen Kinkel, Ralph Lichtner and Brita Schemmann entitled Kritische Kompetenzbündel für die Innovationsfähigkeit von Wertschöpfungschampions will also be published in the associated conference proceedings at Springer-Verlag.