Innovation Economics
The Chair of Innovation Economics at the Institute for Technology and Management in the Faculty of Economics and Management was initially established in 2006 with the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe. Between 2010 and 2019, Professor Dr. Knut Blind changed to the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS). Since October 2019, he changed back to the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research and is responsible for the business unit Innovation and Regulation.

Chair of Innovation Economics

Mission Statement

Our mission is to foster responsible innovation research towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. We perform excellent and independent research, which is disseminated within the global scientific community, among policy makers, business representatives and civil society. Our inter- and transdisciplinary team contributes to the knowledge base and education in the field of innovation research, management and public policy. Our chair is an open platform connecting international researchers, students and practitioners.

Version: October 2021



Organization name Innovation Economics
Office H 47
Building H
Room H 4137
Tuesday10:00 am 01:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am 01:00 pm