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Associate Prof Dr.

Marion Poetz

Marion is Associate Professor of Innovation Management at the Department of Strategy and Innovation at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and Scientific Director of the LBG OIS Center at Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft. She gained her PhD from WU Vienna and has been a visiting scholar at MIT Sloan School of Management, Bocconi University and ETH Zurich. Inspired by phenomena linked to open innovation and open science, her research focuses on strategy, management and organization of open and collaborative knowledge production. As a principle investigator in several large-scale research projects, she currently manages research groups around these topics in Denmark and Austria. Marion’s work has been published in leading international journals such as Management Science or Harvard Business Review, featured in various media such as Forbes or Inc. Magazine and received numerous awards such as the 2019 TIME Best Paper Award for the most impactful paper published within the past five years in an INFORMS journal. Marion has been an academic advisor, bord member and consultant to organizations from various industries including national and international firms and policy-making institutions. She has co-founded several institutions such as the Institute for Innovation Capability Building, engages as director, coordinator and teacher in different educational programs in the fields of strategy and innovation and created the Lab for Open Innovation in Science (LOIS). Marion is affiliated with the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID), the Academy of Management (AoM) and the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Research focus

Marion’s research focuses on Strategy, Management and Organization of Science and Innovation with a focus on the role and value of open and collaborative knowledge production.

Selected publications

Crowds, Citizens, and Science: A Multi-Dimensional Framework and Agenda for Future Research.

Franzoni, C., Poetz, M.K. and Sauermann, H. 2021. Crowds, Citizens, and Science: A Multi-Dimensional Framework and Agenda for Future Research. Industry and Innovation, 29(2), 251-284.

Examining Open Innovation in Science (OIS): What Open Innovation can and cannot offer the science of science.

Beck, S., LaFlamme, M., Bergenholtz, C., Bogers, M., Brasseur, T.-M., Conradsen, M. L., Crowston, K., Di Marco, D., Effert, A., Filiou, D., Frederiksen, L., Gillier, T., Gruber, M., Haeussler, C., Hoisl, K., Kokshagina, O., Norn, M. T., Poetz, M. K., Pruschak, G., Pujol Priego, L., Radziwon, A., Ruser, A., Sauermann, H., Shah, S. K., Suess-Reyes, J., Tucci, C. L., Tuertscher, P., Vedel, J. B., Verganti, R., Wareham, J., Xu, S. M. 2021. Examining Open Innovation in Science (OIS): What Open Innovation can and cannot offer the science of science. Innovation: Organization & Management, published online ahead of print.

The Open Innovation in Science Research Field: A Collaborative Conceptualisation Approach.

Beck, S., Bergenholtz, C., Bogers, M., Brasseur, T.-M., Conradsen, M. L., Di Marco, D., Distel, A. P. Dobusch, L., Dörler, D., Effert, A., Fecher, B., Filiou, D., Frederiksen, L., Gillier, T., Grimpe, C., Gruber, M., Haeussler, C., Heigl, F., Hoisl, K., Hyslop, K., Kokshagina, O., LaFlamme, M., Lawson, C., Lifshitz-Assaf, H., Lukas, W., Nordberg, M., Norn, M. T., Poetz, M. K., Ponti, M., Pruschak, G., Pujol Priego, L., Radziwon, A., Rafner, J., Romanova, G., Ruser, A., Sauermann, H., Shah, S. K., Sherson, J. F., Suess-Reyes, J., Tucci, C. L., Tuertscher, P., Vedel, J. B., Velden,T., Verganti, R., Wareham, J., Wiggins, A., and Xu, S. M. 2020. The Open Innovation in Science Research Field: A Collaborative Conceptualisation Approach. Industry and Innovation, 29(2), 136-185.

Experimenting with Open Innovation in Science (OIS) practices: A novel approach to co-developing research proposals.

Beck, S., Bercovitz, J., Bergenholtz, C., Brasseur, T. M., D’Este, P., Dorn, A., Doser, M., Dosi, C., Effert, A., Furtuna, R., Goodyear, M., Grimpe, C., Hans, F., Haeussler, C., Heinisch, B., Katona, N., Kleinberger-Pierer, H., Kokshagina, O., LaFlamme, M., Lawson, L., Lehner, P., Lifshitz-Assaf, H., Lukas, W., Marchini, S., Mitterhauser, M., Moscato, F., Nordberg, M., Norn, M. T., Poetz, M., Ponti, M., Pruschak, G., Rafner, J. F., Romasanta, A. K., Ruser, A., Sameed, M., Sauermann, H., Suess-Reyes, J., Tucci, C. L., Tuertscher, P., Vicente Sáez, R., Vignoli, M., and Zyontz, S. 2021. Experimenting with Open Innovation in Science (OIS) practices: A novel approach to co-developing research proposals. CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation, 5(2), 28-49.

The Value of Scientific Knowledge Dissemination for Scientists – A Value Capture Perspective.

Beck, S., Mahdad, M., Beukel, K., and Poetz, M.K. 2019. The Value of Scientific Knowledge Dissemination for Scientists – A Value Capture Perspective. Publications, 7(3), 54.

Find the Right Expert for Any Problem.

Poetz, M.K., Prügl, R. 2015. Find the Right Expert for Any Problem. Harvard Business Review, June 2015, 26-28.

Antecedents and Consequences of Business Model Innovation: The Role of Industry Structure.

Waldner, F., Poetz, M.K., Grimpe, C., and Eurich, M. 2015. Antecedents and Consequences of Business Model Innovation: The Role of Industry Structure. Advances in Strategic Management, 33, 347-386.

Sometimes the Best Ideas Come from Outside Your Industry.

Poetz, M.K., Franke, N., and Schreier, M. 2014. Sometimes the Best Ideas Come from Outside Your Industry. Harvard Business Review, November 21, online.