Innovation Economics


The Role of Regulations for Business Modell Innovation

Contact: Knut Blind.

Business Modell Innovation have been gained increasing attraction both by academics and practitioners in industry. Since this type of so comprehensive covering both value creation and value appropriation, they are confronted with several dimensions of the regulatory framework conditions. Popular examples are Uber and Airbnb…

Regulatory Sandboxes

Contact: Knut Blind.

The increasing speed of science and technology is challenging the existing regulatory frameworks and increases the likelihood that regulations are obstacles to innovation. Therefore, the European Commission offers Innovation Deals as voluntary cooperation agreements between the EU, innovators, and national, regional and local…

Master's Thesis on Quality Infrastructure

Contact: Knut Blind.

In cooperation with the national accreditation body for the Federal Republic of Germany (DAkkS) the chair is offering Master's Thesis' in the topic area of quality infrastructure (e.g. certification and accreditation). Own ideas are also very welcome.

Open source software (OSS) & Standardization

Contact: Knut Blind.

In the context of current advances in technology, open source software (OSS) implementation is, in addition to standards, also driving innovation, and is becoming increasingly widespread, in particular in the area of ICT standards. The European Commission considers the integration between open source projects and standards…

Resilience and innovation

Contact: Knut Blind.

We understand resilience as the capacity of complex socio-economic or socio-ecological systems to continually change and adapt, but remain within critical thresholds. Consequently, resilience is closely related to sustainability. Therefore, we are interested in proposals to investigate the multidimensional and complex…

Bachelor's/Master's Thesis on: Impacts of platforms on innovation

Contact: Knut Blind.

Platforms themselves are important technological and organizational innovations. However, they have also significant implications on various types of innovations including innovation systems. Consequently, various challenges for innovation management and innovation policy arises.

5G as the next generation of a cellular…