Annika Lorenz

Assistant Professor of Innovation Studies

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

03/2011 - 03/2014 Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Doctoral Degree (PhD)

Title of Doctoral Dissertation "Unraveling the Paradox of External Knowledge Sourcing in an Era of Open lnnovation, Appropriation, and Organizational Learning"

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Knut Blind
External Committee: Prof. Dr. Vareska van de Vrande

10/2008 - 11/2010 Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Degree: Master of Science in Business Administration with majors in:

  • Management
  • Marketing

Topic of Master Thesis: "Acquisition vs. Alliance: The impact of hubris on the governance choice"

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Mellewigt

10/2005 - 09/2008 Humboldt - Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Degree: Bachelor Science in Business Administration with majors in:

  • Innovation Management / Entrepreneurship
  • International Management
  • Marketing

Topic of Bachelor These "Fairness in young entrepreneurial teams"

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Schade

08/1998 - 06/2005 Mahatma-Gandhi-Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany
Degree: German Abitur

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

04/2017 - present Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Assistant Professor of Innovation Studies

08/2014 - 03/2017 Universiteit Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium
Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Strategy and Innovation Management

08/2014 - present Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Guest Researcher at the Chair of Innovation Economics

03/2011 - 07/2014 Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Research Associate and Lecturer at the Chair of Innovation Economics

EXPERIENCE ABROAD

EXPERIENCE ABROAD

01/2017 - 03/2017 University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Visiting scholar and joint work with Prof. Henry Chesbrough

03/2013 - 09/2013 Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Visiting scholar and joint work with Prof. Frank van Rijnsoever

01/2012 - 05/2012 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Visiting scholar and joint work with Prof. Deepak Somaya

08/2009 - 12/2009 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Exchange semester with MBA Program

09/2007 - 12/2007 École de Management, Bordeaux, France
Exchange semester with Advanced Management Program

GRANTS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

GRANTS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2017: BOF Outgoing Mobility Travel Grant, Hasselt University

2017: Hasselt University International Mobility Grant

2015: Nominee for Best Paper Award & Recipient of Best Proposal Award, Strategic Management Society Conference, Denver, USA with N. Roijakkers and W. Vanhaverbeke

2015: Best Reviewer, TIM Division, Academy of Management Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

2013: Best Reviewer, TIM Division, Academy of Management Meeting in Orlando, USA

2013: TU Berlin, Travel Grant for EGOS in Montreal, Canada

2012: Climate-KIC Greenhouse Program Research Grant (5,000 €) with F. van Rijnsoever

2012: Nominee DRUID Best Young Scholar Paper Award, Copenhagen, Denmark with T. Veer

2012: DAAD Travel Grant for ISC conference in Tel Aviv, Israel

2009: Dean’s list for academic excellence in fall 2009, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Strategic Innovation (Master level), summer 2016

  • Innovation & Value Chain Management (Master level), summer 2015

  • Business Strategy (Master level), fall 2014/15, fall 2015/16

  • Knowledge and Technology Transfer Seminar (Master level), summer 2014, summer 2015, summer 2016

  • Innovation Economics (Master level), summer 2011, fall 2011/12, summer 2012, fall 2013/2014

  • Innovation Policy (Master level), summer 2011, summer 2012, summer 2013

  • IP Management seminar (Master level), fall 2012/13

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

02/2010 - 07/2010 Rolls-Royce Deutschiand, Dahlewitz, Germany
Student Trainee in Commercial Dept of BR715 & TSD Programs

03/2009 - 07/2009 Rolls-Royce Deutschiand, Dahlewitz, Germany
Student Trainee in Commercial and Finance Dept of V2500 Program

01/2007 - present „Blickwechsel: Jewish Life in Germany“, Berlin, Germany
Volunteer in Project Work

08/2006 - 09/2006 TV.BERLIN (TV.B), Berlin, Germany
Internship in Marketing and Sales Dept

03/2006 - 04/2006 Freistii Medien, Potsdam, Germany
Internship in Editorial and Production Dept

06/2005 - 08/2005 Television for the Environment (TVE), London, UK
Internship in Marketing and Customer Service Dept