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Professur für Innovationsforschung und Technologiemanagement
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Research goals

  • Create academically sound knowledge in innovation and technology management with application relevance
  • Publications of high quality and in reasonable quantities
  • International visibility through regular conference participation, publications and research collaborations


  • Case studies
  • Qualitative & quantitative methods
  • Mixed Methods
  • Design Science Research

Research topics of the chair include:

  • Technology management, in particular technology strategies, technology assessment and forecasting
  • Disruptive innovations, technologies and business models + disruptive potential
  • Strategic management, especially business model innovations and strategy evolution
  • Radical innovations, innovation skills and innovation processes
  • Innovation Management Systems (IMS) & Computer Aided Innovation (CAI)
  • Technology assessment
  • Sustainability innovations
  • Frugal innovation and related concepts
  • Art and creativity in the innovation process
  • Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship