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Dr. Michael Rennings (geb. Wustmans)
Academic council, Scientific assistant

M.Sc. - Industrial Engineering and Management

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Curriculum Vitae

Since 2022
Research assistant at the Chair for Entrepreneurship and innovative business models, Ruhr-University Bochum
Visiting Researcher at W.J. VanDusen Professorship of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Research assistant at the Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Chair for Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring)
Research assistant at the Institute of Project Management and Innovation, University of Bremen (Prof. Dr. Martin G. Moehrle)
Visiting researcher at the Netherlands Institute for Knowledge-intensive Entrepreneurship (NIKOS), University of Twente (Prof. Dr. Petra De Weerd-Nederhof, Dr. Rik van Reekum)
Consultant at i3 Management GmbH, Bremen
Bachelor and Master Study in Industrial Engineering and Management, University of Siegen

Research focus

Technology dynamics
Technology emergence, convergence and divergence
Technology and knowledge transfer
Identification and classification of eco-innovations
Interdisciplinary collaborations and collaborative thinking


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Block, C., Rennings, M., & Bröring, S. (2022). Selecting technologies to engage in sustainability transitions—A multi-stakeholder perspective. Business Strategy and the Environment, 1-27. (Early Access)


Rennings, M., Burgsmüller, A. P. F., & Bröring, S. (2022). Convergence towards a digitalized bioeconomy—Exploring cross‐industry merger and acquisition activities between the bioeconomy and the digital economy. Business Strategy & Development.


Kuhn, T., Möhring, N., Töpel, A., Jakob, F., Britz, W., Bröring, S., Pich, A., Schwaneberg, U., & Rennings, M. (2022). Using a bio-economic farm model to evaluate the economic potential and pesticide load reduction of the greenRelease technology. Agricultural Systems, 201, 103454.


Bröring, S., Strecker, O., Wustmans, M., & Moretti, (2022). Beyond Digitalization: Major Trends Impacting the AgFood System of the Future. In: Dörr, J., Nachtmann, M. (Ed.) Handbook Digital Farming (pp. 71-79). Springer, Berlin, Germany.


Block, C., Bohnsack, R., Rennings, M., & Bröring, S. (2022). Control Point Dynamics in Emerging Digital Business Ecosystems: The Case of Digital Agriculture. Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID, Copenhagen Business School), 13. – 15. Juni 2022, Copenhagen.


Waßenhoven, A., Rennings, M., & Bröring, S. (2022). Knowledge Development in Emerging, Multi-disciplinary Technological Innovation Systems. Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID, Copenhagen Business School), 13. – 15. Juni 2022, Copenhagen.

Memberships & Awards

Academy of Management (AOM)
International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM)
Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (VHB)
Best Paper in Track "Enabling sustainability-oriented innovation in R&D management: Organization, frameworks, methods and tools", R&D Management Conference (2021)
BioSC Supervision Award (2020)
Stipendiat der Universiät Bremen zum Abschluss der Promotion (2017)
Forschungsstipendiat, BremenIDEA out, zum Forschungsaufenthalt an der Universität Twente (2016)