Innovation Economics


Moritz Böhmecke-Schwafert

Building H
Room H 4137 A

Research interests

  • The Economics of Blockchain Technology, applied research on blockchain
  • The role of Digital Innovation for Economic and Sustainable Development in Emerging Countries
  • Regulation of Digital Innovation
  • Technology policies in the sphere of renewable energies and digitization
  • International Trade and Regulation

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  • Digital Innovation Summer 2017, Winter 2017/18, Summer 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Design Thinking Workshop at WU Vienna, Summer 2021
  • Digital Tools for Academic Project Management (internal training for TU Berlin staff), Winter 2020.
  • Sustainable Innovation: Winter 2018/19, Winter 2019/20, Winter 2020/21
  • Seminar Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Summer 2020
  • Seminar Data-Driven Business Opportunities: Winter 2017/18

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My personal website: https://www.bö

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Professional Experience

  • Since 10/2021: Managing Consultant at IBM Germany, AI and Data Platforms, Health Insurance
  • 10/2016-09/2021: Senior Consultant at IBM Germany, AI and Data Platforms, Health Insurance
  • 10/2015-09/2016: Digital Transformation Consultant at IBM Germany, Big Data, Strategy and Analytics
  • 01/2012–09/2015: Working student at IBM Germany, Sales and Distribution Insurance
  • 06/2012–06/2013: Research assistant  at the Chair of Microeconomics from Prof. Dr. Uwe Cantner, University of Jena.

    Academic Career

    • 01/2022 Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the Chair of Innovation Economics at TU Berlin
    • 01/2017-12/2021: PhD candidate and research fellow at the chair of Innovation Economics at TU Berlin
    • M.Sc. in Economics, Specialization: "Innovation and change", University of Jena, Germany, 2015
      Masterthesis: "Mobile Telecommunications and Economic Development: Evidence from mHealth in Sub-Saharan Africa“.
    • Visiting student at the Universidad de la Frontera in Chile, 2015
    • B.A. in Romance Studies (Spanish), University of Jena, Germany, 2012–2013
    • B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics, University of Jena, Germany, 2013
      "The efficiency of Demand Pull and Technology Push policies penetrating the German photovoltaic industry: A patent data analysis from 1978–2010".
    • Visiting student at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, 2011