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Matchmaking on July 11 – Find your startup match!

On July 11, 2024, the incubator Cube 5 is organizing a matchmaking event for founders who are looking for employees and co-founders. The aim is to bring together people interested in founding a company from different specialist areas in order to build a strong team with individual skills and thus...

Further doctorate successfully completed under Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring

In June, another doctoral thesis was successfully completed at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models under Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring. In his dissertation, Simon Ohlert investigated how entrepreneurs recognise opportunities at the intersection of, yet, non-related knowledge fields.

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring appointed as a member of the NRW Bioeconomy Council

The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia has appointed the Bioeconomy Council NRW, of which Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring from the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models at Ruhr University Bochum is a member. The independent committee of 15 experts is to develop a bioeconomy strategy for the federal state...

New article on the emergence of interdisciplinary scientific fields published in the journal Research Policy

In the article "On the emergence of interdisciplinary scientific fields: (how) does it relate to science convergence?" Philipp Baaden, Dr. Michael Rennings and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring from the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models together with Dr. Marcus John from Fraunhofer INT integrate findings from science convergence literature...

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring at talk round at Bio4MatPro annual meeting

On 07.05.2024, Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring took part in the panel discussion on "What do we need/can we do to implement an innovation ecosystem for the biological transformation for industries?" at the 3rd Bio4MatPro Annual Meeting. Prof. Bröring's Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models is involved in two joint...

Successfully completed doctorates with Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring

In April, the first two doctoral theses at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models under Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring were successfully completed. Lucia Brandt examined external corporate venturing of incumbent companies in the sustainability transition. Anna Waßenhoven explored the identification, development and implementation of Key Enabling Technologies driving...

New article published on the relationships between technology innovation systems (TIS) and neighboring TIS from a value chain perspective

The article by Lora Tsvetanova, Dr. Michael Rennings and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring, published in the journal Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, explores the dynamics between a focal Technological Innovation System (TIS), its neighboring TISs, and various sectors within a value chain framework. Through the analysis of patent allocations within...

New publication published in the journal Research Policy on profiting from innovation in emerging business ecosystems

In the article "Profiting from innovation when digital business ecosystems emerge: A control point perspective", Dr. Michael Rennings and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring from the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models, together with their co-authors, examine the effects of digital change on industrial sectors. They focus on changes in...

Ein neues Amt für Stefanie Bröring

Die Ökonomin der Ruhr-Universität ist Mitglied im neuen Bioökonomie-Rat NRW. Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring wurde von der nordrhein-westfälischen Landesregierung in den neuen Bioökonomie-Rat NRW berufen. Gemeinsam mit 14 weiteren Fachleuten aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Zivilgesellschaft soll sie in den kommenden zwei Jahren an einer Bioökonomie-Strategie für NRW mitwirken. Stefanie Bröring...

Anna Waßenhoven among the top 3 in the “Förderpreis der Agrarwirtschaft”

Anna Waßenhoven, research assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Business Models of Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring, is among the top 3 candidates for the "Förderpreis der Agrarwirtschaft". The prize is awarded annually to innovative ideas and projects that make a significant contribution to the further...

New study published on Key Enabling Technologies in transitions

The study by Anna Waßenhoven, Dr. Michael Rennings, Dr. Natalie Laibach, and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring, published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change, explores the concept of Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) within policy strategies, highlighting their role in driving industrial transitions. The research employs patent indicators to distinguish KETs from...

Circular Insights Days 2023

Drei Tage. Ein Thema. Gemeinsam Zukunft gestalten. 8. – 10. November in Wuppertal Du bist Absolvent:in oder studierst momentan? Du interessierst Dich für das Thema Nachhaltigkeit? Dann sei dabei, wenn vom 8. bis 10. November 2023 die Circular Insights Days 2023 in Wuppertal stattfinden! Freu dich auf spannende Case Studies, Input Sessions zum...

Seats available in our module “Exploratory Methods in Entrepreneurship Research”

This course introduces various qualitative and quantitative research methods which are particularly relevant for entrepreneurship and management research, whether in an academic or corporate setting. Some examples of such methods are comprehensive literature review, expert interviews, expert surveys, qualitative content analysis, quantitative data analysis, group concept mapping, and choice modelling....

New study published on start-up selection criteria for corporate venturing

The study by Lucia Brandt, Dr. Natalie Laibach, Dr. Carolin Kamrath and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring, published in the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, combines an extensive literature review on how corporates select start-ups for their corporate venturing activities with expert interviews from the chemical industry. Since the study shows...

Frau Prof.’in Bröring zur Akademischen Direktorin der Worldfactory berufen

Noch mehr Schub für Transfer und Ausgründungen Viel ändert sich beim Transfer- und Gründungscenter Worldfactory: Neu organisiert mit eigenem Vorstand und gebündelt an einem Ort geht es nachhaltig in Richtung Zukunft. Die Worldfactory der Ruhr-Universität Bochum stellt sich neu auf. Organisatorisch wird die Abteilung für Transfer und Entrepreneurship aus der...