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The Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation, and Economic Change at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, focuses on the scientific fields of entrepreneurship, innovation, regional development, and public policy in both teaching and research. Current research projects deal with topics related to entrepreneurial universities and academic entrepreneurship, new business formation and business model innovation, technology transfer commercialization as well as public policy evaluation.

 

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Christopher Zeeb successfully defended his dissertation with the title „The Antecedents and Consequences of Business Model Innovation” on April 25, 2023.

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News

22 November 2022
This year Prof. Michael Fritsch is again listed among the top 2% highly cited academic authors worldwide. See https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/5External link

8 July 2021
Matthias Menter has been awarded the Best Paper AwardExternal link for the Track Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and the Role of Place: Synthesising Insights from Micro, Meso, and Macro-Leve Studies together with his colleagues Martina Buratti, Uwe Cantner, and James Cunningham for their paper "The immanent dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems: An empirical investigation" at the 2021 R&D Management Conference.

1 June 2021
Matthias Menter has been appointed to the Editorial Board of Management Review QuarterlyExternal link.

9 December 2020
Michael Fritsch is listed among the World’s Top 2% most-cited scientists in a recent ranking of Stanford University. See Sekar, Manigandan (2020)External link. World’s Top 2% Scientists by Stanford University.

5 December 2020
Matthias Menter has been nominated for the Innovation SIG Best Paper Award together with his colleagues Lutz Göcke, Christopher Zeeb, and Thoms Clauß for their paper "A longitudinal perspective on business model innovation and firm performance: assessing complementarity and substitutability of business model innovation dimensions" at the 2020 European Academy of Management Conference.
1 October 2020
Matthias Menter has been awarded the Norbert Szyperski Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement Research AwardExternal link together with his colleagues Lutz Göcke, Christopher Zeeb, and Thomas Clauß for their paper "Disentangling the complex longitudinal relationships between business model innovation and firm performance" at the 2020 G-Forum Conference.
28 September 2020
Neues Vertiefungsmodul "Klima und Nachhaltigkeit"
Das neue Vertiefungsmodul "Klima und Nachhaltigkeit"External link beschäftigt sich mit klimapolitischen Fragestellungen aus umwelt- und ressourcenökonomischer Perspektive. So werden Lösungsansätze für Umweltprobleme auf nationaler sowie internationaler Ebene diskutiert sowie politsche Instrumente der Klimapolitik erläutert. Ein weiterer Schwerpunkt liegt auf der effizienten und nachhaltigen Nutzung nicht erneuerbarer Ressourcen. Die Dozenten Prof. Freytag de und Prof. Menter werden zu speziellen Themen anerkannte Fachleute einladen, um so das Spektrum der Veranstaltung zu erweitern.
26 September 2019
Matthias Menter has been nominated for the KSG Entrepreneurship Research Award together with his colleague James A. Cunningham for their paper "Transformational change in higher education: Does the evolution towards entrepreneurial universities influence regional high-technology entrepreneurship?" at the 2019 G-Forum Conference.
28 May 2019
Matthias Menter has been appointedto the G-Forum Review BoardExternal link.
15 April 2019
The Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change participates in the BMWI-funded project "Jena eHealth Center for Cancer therapies (JeCath)External link" and contributes its expertise in the areas of technology transfer as well as entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystems to increase the efficiency of inherent knowledge flows and ensure the sustainability of the created ecosystem.
2 January 2019
Matthias Menter has been awarded the "Wissenschaftspreis 2018External link" of the Foundation of the University of Augsburg. The prize is endowed with 1.500 Euros and was awarded at the Central Doctoral Ceremony on 23 November 2018. For more information see Press Release of the University of AugsburgExternal link or herepdf, 110 kb · de.

 

Research News
21 July 2021
A Special Issue on the topic of "Resilience and Digital Entrepreneurship" in Entrepreneurship & Regional Development will be edited by David B. Audretsch, Maksim Belitski, Rosa Caiazza, Mark Darpeau, Matthias Menter, and William Wales. You can find the Call for Papers hereExternal link.
22 June 2021
A Special Issue on the topic of "Global Knowledge Flows: Characteristics, Determinants, and Impacts" in Industrial and Corporate Change will be edited by Uwe Cantner, Martin Kalthaus, Matthias Menter, and Pierre Mohnen. You can find the Call for Papers hereExternal link.
5 June 2021
The book chapter "Regional innovation, entrepreneurship and he reform of the professor's privilege in GermanyExternal link" by James A. Cunningham, Erik E. Lehmann, Matthias Menter, and Nikolaus Seitz has been accepted for publication in the edited book Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurial Innovations.
7 May 2021
The article "The organizational architecture of entrepreneurial universities across the stages of entrepreneurship: A conceptual frameworkExternal link" by James A. Cunningham, Erik E. Lehmann, and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics.
7 April 2021
The book chapter "Innovation als Treiber für Klimaschutz: Die zentrale Rolle von Wirtschaft und PolitikExternal link" by Andreas Freytag and Matthias Menter has been accepted for Publication in the edited book Wirtschfatsstandort Deutschland: Herausforderungen und notwendige Reformen.
17 February 2021
The article "The social impact of universities: Assessing the effects of the three university missions on social engagementExternal link" by Johannes Carl and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Studies in Higher Education.
2 January 2021
The article "Public research and the quality of inventions: The role and impact of entrepreneurial universities and regional network embeddednessExternal link" by Holger Graf and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics.
1 December 2020
The book chapter "Strategy processes in technology transfer offices: Antecedents and consequencesExternal link" by Ciara Fitzgerald, James A. Cunningham, Matthias Menter an Richard B. Nyuur has been accepted for publication in the edited book New Perspectives in Technology Transfer.
27 October 2020
The article "Entrepreneurial universities and innovative behavior: The impact of gender diversityExternal link" by Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Economics of Innovation and New Technology.
25 September 2020
The article "The brokering role of technology transfer offices within entrepreneurial ecosystems: An investigation of macro-meso-micro factorsExternal link" by Conor O'Kane, James A. Cunningham, Matthias Menter, and Sara Walton has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Technology Transfer.
13 July 2020
A Special Issue on the topic of "Technology Adoption over the Stages of Entrepreneurship" in the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing will be edited by David B. Audretsch, Maksim Belitski, Rosa Caiazza, Christina Günther, and Matthias Menter. You can find the Call for Papers hereExternal link.
30 June 2020
The article "How principal investigators' commercial experience influences technology transfer and market impactsExternal link" by James A. Cunningham, Brendan Dolan, Matthias Menter, Conor O'Kane, and Paul O'Reilly has been accepted for publication in Research-Technology Management.
29 June 2020
The article "Micro level academic entrepreneurship: A research agendaExternal link" by James A. Cunningham and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Management Development.
22 April 2020
The article "Transformative change in higher education: Entrepreneurial universities and high-technology entrepreneurshipExternal link" by James A. Cunningham and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Industry and Innovation.
26 March 2020
The article "Intrapreneurship and absorptive capacities: The dynamic effect of labor mobilityExternal link" by David B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann, Matthias Menter, and Katharine Wirsching has been accepted for publication in Technovation.
18 February 2020
The book chapter "The socialization of doctoral students in the emergence of structured doctora education in GermanyExternal link" by Hanna Hottenrott and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in the edited book Socalization in Higher Education and the Early Career.

7 January 2020
The article "Entrepreneurial ecosystems: A dynamic lifecycle modelExternal link" by Uwe Cantner, James A. Cunningham, Erik E. Lehmann, and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics.

15 November 2019
The book chapter "A simple behavioral model of stochastic knowledge accumulationExternal link" by Torben Klarl and Matthias Menter has been accepted for publication in the edited book From Industrial Organization to Entrepreneurship.
14 October 2020
A Special Issue on the topic of "From latent to emergent entrepreneurship" in Technological Forecasting and Social Change will be edited by David B. Audretsch, Maksim Belitski, Rosa Caiazza, Christina Günther, and Matthias Menter. You can find the Call for papers hereExternal link.
3 June 2019
The article "The role and function of cooperative research centers in entrepreneurial universities: A micro level perspectiveExternal link" by Brendan Dolan, James A. Cunningham, Matthias Menter and Caroline McGregor has been accepted for publication in Management Decision.
16 April 2019
The article "The impact of university focused technology transfer policies on regional innovation and entrepreneurshipExternal link" by James A. Cunningham, Erik E. Lehmann, Matthias Menter and Nikolaus Seitz has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Technology Transfer.
29 March 2019
The article "Cross-faculty proximity and academic entrepreneurship: the role of business schoolsExternal link" by Maximilian Göthner and Michael Wyrwich has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Technology Transfer.
28 March 2019
The article "Persistence and change of regional new business formation in the national league tableExternal link" by Michael Fritsch and Sandra Kublina has been accepted for publication in Journal of Evolutionary Economics.
5 March 2019
The article "New Business Formation and Incumbents' Perception of Competitive PressureExternal link" by Javier Changoluisa and Michael Fritsch has been accepted for publication in Review of Industrial Organization.
14 December 2018
A Special Issue on the topic of "Micro Level Academic Entrepreneurship" in the Journal of Management Development will be edited by James A. Cunningham and Matthias Menter. You can find the Call for Papers hereExternal link.
5 November 2018
The article "Public cluster policy and firm performance: evaluating spillover effects across industriesExternal link" by David. B. Audretsch, Erik E. Lehmann, Matthias Menter and Nikolaus Seitz has been accepted for publication in Entrepreneurship & Regional Development: An International Journal.
29 October 2018
The article "Value creation in the quadruple helix: a micro level conceptual model of principal investigators as value creatorsExternal link" by James A. Cunningham, Matthias Menter and Conor O'Kane, published in R&D Management, was one of the journal's top 20 most downloaded recent papers publiushed between July 2016 and June 2018.
Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change / Lehrstuhl für Unternehmensentwicklung, Innovation und wirtschaftlichen Wandel
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07743 Jena