Prof. Dr. Matthias Menter (Jun.-Prof.)

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Office:   Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3, Room 5.12, 5th floor
Phone:  +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43220
Fax:       +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43232
Email:   matthias.menter@uni-jena.de

Office hours:
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Positions / Education Show content

Current Positions

  • since 2018
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
    Professor of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change
  • since 2016
    Indiana University, USA
    Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Strategies

Past Academic Positions

  • 2016
    Indiana University, USA
    Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
  • 2014 – 2018
    University of Augsburg, Germany
    Research Fellow (Ph.D. Candidate), Chair of Management and Organization

Education

  • 2018
    University of Augsburg, Germany
    Dissertation
  • 2010 – 2011
    Colorado State University, USA
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 2007 – 2012
    University of Augsburg, Germany
    Studies of Business Administration (Dipl. Kaufmann)
Research Show content

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurial Universities and Academic Entrepreneurship
  • Business Dynamics and Business Model Innovation
  • Innovation and Value Creation
  • University Technology Transfer Commercialization
  • Scientists as Principal Investigators
  • Public Policy Evaluation and Regional Development

Monographs

  • Menter, M. (2018): Picking the Winners: Public Policy Strategies for Knowledge-Based Economies (Dissertation).

Editorship

Articles in Refereed Journals

Chapters in Books

  • Hanna Hottenrott and Matthias Menter (Forthcoming): The socialization of doctoral students in the emergence of structured doctoral education in Germany, in: John Weidman and Linda DeAngelo (eds.), Socialization in Higher Education and the Early Career - Theory, Research and Application, Springer.
  • Donald F. Kuratko and Matthias Menter (2017): The Role of Public Policy in Fostering Technology Based Nascent Entrepreneurship, in: James A. Cunningham and Conor O’Kane (eds.), Technology Based Nascent Entrepreneurship, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 19-52.
  • Matthias Menter (2016): Principal Investigators and the Commercialization of Knowledge, in: David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann, Silvio Vismara, and Michele Meoli (eds.), University Evolution, Entrepreneurial Activity and Regional Competitiveness, Springer, pp. 193-203.
  • Paolo Ferrucci, Liam Foran, Elisa Hilgers, Matthias Menter, and Markus Steinbauer (2015): Crime and Security in Europe and the US, in: David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann, Aileen Richardson, and Silvio Vismara (eds.), Globalization and Public Policy, Springer, pp. 59-73.

Conference Proceedings

  • Erik E. Lehmann, Matthias Menter, and Katharine Wirsching (2017): Firm Performance and Regional Innovation Mechanisms: The Moderating Role of Absorptive Capacities, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Proceedings.

Awards

  • Science Award of the Foundation of the University of Augsburg 2018 (Wissenschaftspreis der Stiftung der Universität Augsburg 2018)
  • Best Paper Award for Excellence in Research on the Topic of Public Policy, awarded by the Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM) at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) 2017 for the paper Firm Performance and Regional Innovation Mechanisms: The Moderating Role of Absorptive Capacities (with Erik E. Lehmann and Katharine Wirsching).

Review Activities

  • Entrepreneurship & Regional Development
  • Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal
  • The Journal of Technology Transfer
  • Economics of Innovation and New Technology
  • R&D Management
  • The German Journal of Economic Geography
  • Journal of Evolutionary Economics
  • Research-Technology Management
  • Journal of Strategy and Management

 

Press Show content
  • Matthias Menter has been appointed Professor of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, constituting Thuringia's first appointment within the framework of BMBF's Tenure Track Programme. Article
  • A newspaper article [pdf 191KB] about the appointment of Matthias Menter as Professor of Business Dynamics, Innovaiton and Economic Change at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena has been published.
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