Welcome to the Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation and Economic Change

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.
10 January 2019
The BMBF-funded project "Modernisierungsblockaden in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft der DDR: Entstehung und Folgen im innerdeutschen Vergleich und im Vergleich mit Nachbarländern in Ostmitteleuropa (MOD-BLOCK)" is looking for new student/scientific assistants. For more information see here [pdf 179KB].
2 January 2019
Matthias Menter has been awarded the "Wissenschaftspreis 2018" 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 Augsburg or here [pdf 110KB].


Research News
15 November 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 here.
5 November 2018
The article "Public cluster policy and firm performance: evaluating spillover effects across industries" 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 creators" 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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Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3
07743 Jena
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