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Dr. Simone Wurster

Lupe

Technische Universität Berlin
Chair of Innovation Economics
Secr. MAR 2 - 5
Room: MAR 2.036
Marchstraße 23
D-10587 Berlin


Consulting times: by arrangement

Academic Career

  • studied Business Administration at the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences and at the University of Potsdam
  • PhD student at the University of Potsdam (PhD advisor Prof. Dieter Wagner)
  • PhD thesis about Born Global Standard Establishers (successfully defended in November 2010)

Professional Experience

  • Student Research Assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF Magdeburg and at the Automation and Technology Cooperation Brandenburg AUTEV
  • 01/2001 - 09/2003: Technologie- und InnovationsConsult GmbH Potsdam:
    Project Manager and Consultant
  • 10/2003 - 03/2010: Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences: Research Fellow, Lecturer and Project Coordinator
  • Since March 2010: Research Fellow at the Chair for Innovation Economics (Berlin Technical University)

Main Research Field

  • Standards, standardization strategies and certification
  • Bio-based economy and market uptake of bio-based products
  • Sustainability Assessment schemes
  • Blockchains and distributed ledgers
  • Business Models
  • Civil security, early warning systems and resilience
  • Privacy and data protection
  • E-Mobility

Projects

Selected Publications and Working Papers

  • S. Wurster, L. Ladu (2019). Bio-based products in the automotive industry: need for eco-labelling, standards and regulatory support. In: K. Jakobs, P., Morone (Eds.). EURAS proceedings 2019. Standards for a Bio-based Economy. Rome, Italy, 13 -15 June 2019, pp. 485-504
  • Wurster, S., Ladu, L. (2019). Biobasierte Produkte: Impulse für Umweltzeichenkriterien und Normen aus interdisziplinärer Forschung. Aspekte der Bewertung und Weiterentwicklung des Umweltzeichenangebots; DIN-Mitteilungen 2019-10
  • Wurster, S., Ladu L., van Iersel S. (2019). Marktakzeptanz von Zertifizierungskriterien für biobasierte Produkte und Implikationen für die Standardisierung. Projekt STAR-ProBio; DIN-Mitteilungen 2019-07
  • L. Ladu, S. Wurster, J. Clavell, S. van Iersel, S. Ugarte, M. Voogt, P. Falcone, E. Imbert, V. Tartiu, P. Morone , M. Crêpy, D. Fedrigo. (2019). Acceptance factors among consumers and businesses for biobased sustainability schemes. Report of the Star-ProBio project.
  • Ladu, L., Wurster, S., Brriassoulis, D. (2019). Recommendations for Standards and criteria for eco-labels for bio-based products. Report of Star-ProBio.
  • Ron E., Wurster, S., Sailor, C. et al. (2019). DIN SPEC 3104 Blockchain-based validation of data - Blockchain-basierte Datenvalidierung - Validation des données basée sur la chaîne de blocs, DIN publication
  • Majer S., Wurster, S., Moosmann, D., Ladu L., Sumfleth, B., Thrän, D. (2018). Gaps and Research Demand for Sustainability Certification and Standardisation in a Sustainable Bio-Based Economy in the EU., Sustainability 2018, 10(7), 2455.
  • Wurster, S., Ladu L., Majer S. (2018). Förderung biobasierter Produkte durch Normung und Zertifizierung Horizon-2020-Projekt STAR-ProBio - Bisher Erreichtes, Handlungsbedarf und Lösungsansätze, DIN-Mitteilung 2018-04.
  • Wurster, S., Böhmecke-Schwafert, M., Hofmann, F., Blind, K. (2018). Born Global Market Dominators and Implications for the Blockchain Avantgarde. Corporate and Global Standardization Initiatives in Contemporary Society, pp. 86-115.
  • Wurster, S., Kamara, I., Sveinsdottir, I., Krempel, E. (2017). Certified Video Surveillance Systems for More Resilient Urban Societies. In: Fekete & Fiedrich (eds.): Urban Disaster Resilience and Security. Addressing Risks in Societies, Springer, pp. 313-330.
  • Ron, E., Wurster, S., Hofmann, F. et al. (2018). DIN SPEC 16597 Terminologie für Blockchains - Terminology for blockchains - Terminologie pour chaînes de blocs, DIN publication.
  • Wurster, S.; Hofmann, F.; Ron, E. (2017). Standardisierung einer Terminologie für Blockchains: Distributed-Ledger-Technologie - Spezifizierung der Grundlagen eines neuen Technologiegebiets. In: DIN-Mitteilungen, Beuth Verlag, 96.2017 (2017), Nr. 8 - August, pp. 17-23
  • Hofmann, F., Wurster, S., Ron, E., Böhmecke-Schwafert, M. (2017). The Immutability Concept of Blockchains and Benefits of Early Standardization. In: ITU Kaleidoscope: Challenges for a data-driven society (ITU WT), 2017, pp. 185-192.
  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fuchs-Kittowski, F. (2017), High impact - Low probability incidents at a coastal metropolis: Flood events and risk mitigation by crowd-tasking systems, 2016 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM), 13-15 Dec. 2016. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7857230/
  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fuchs-Kittowski, F. (2017). Großschadenslagen in einer küstennahen Megacity und Risikominderung durch ein Crowd-Tasking-System, Notfallvorsorge 1/2017, pp. 21-29.
  • Klafft, M., Wurster, S., Meissen, U. (2017), Investing into Early Warning Systems under Budgetary Constraints, 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, May 22.-26., 2017, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Wurster, S.; Sommerfeld, L. (2017). Menschenleben retten : Weitere Einsatzchancen für ENSURE. In: Lars Gerhold, Roman Peperhove & Helga Jäckel (Hrsg.) Situationsbezogene Helferkonzepte zur verbesserten Krisenbewältigung. Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsverbund ENSURE. Schriftenreihe Sicherheit Nr. 22. Juni 2017. Berlin: Forschungsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit, FU Berlin, 2017, pp. 203-218.
  • Wurster, S., Hirschmann, N. (2017). Evaluierungs- und Zertifizierungsmethode für Security-Systeme, insbesondere im Bereich Videoüberwachung‘, Notfallvorsorge 1/2017, pp. 30-32.
  • Wurster, S., Hirschmann, N. (2017). Forschungsprojekt CRISP: Evaluierungs- und Zertifizierungsmethode auf dem Weg zu einem CEN Workshop Agreement. DIN Mitteilungen, 03/2017, pp. 15-17.
  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fiedrich, F., Bohn, A. (2016). Assessing the Impact of Crowd Tasking Apps on Resuscitation Success: The Case of Sudden Cardiac Arrests in Germany. International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 8 (2), April-June-2016, 1-16.

  • Schuchardt, A., Peperhove, R., Schulze, K., Leitner, R., Onnasch, L., Jendreck, M., Wurster, S. Joschko, S., Diederichs, M., Winzer, A., Kasch, V. (2017). Vollübungen im Projekt ENSURE, Lars Gerhold, Roman Peperhove & Helga Jäckel (eds.) Situationsbezogene Helferkonzepte zur verbesserten Krisenbewältigung. Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsverbund ENSURE. Schriftenreihe Sicherheit Nr. 22. Juni 2017. Berlin: Forschungsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit, FU Berlin, 2017 http://www.sicherheit-forschung.de/publikationen/schriftenreihe_neu/sr_v_v/SR_22_final.pdf, pp. 137 – 182.
  • Wurster, S. (2016). Increase of Innovation Success through Norms and Standards, Wissenschaftsverlag Mainz.
  • Wurster, S.; Klafft, M.; Fuchs-Kittowski, F. (2016). High Impact – Low Probability Incidents at a Coastal Metropolis: Flood Events and Risk Mitigation by Crowd-Tasking Systems. In: 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management 2016, pp. 151-153, IEEE, Vienna, 2016, ISBN in press
  • Wurster, S., Fiedrich, F., Klafft, M., Bohn, A. (2016). Sudden cardiac arrest and the role of crowd tasking apps for risk mitigation, Proceedings of the ISCRAM 2016 Conference –Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 2016, Tapia, Antunes, Bañuls, Moore and Porto de Albuquerque, eds., http://idl.iscram.org/files/simonewurster/2016/1438_SimoneWurster_etal2016.pdf
  • Wurster, S. et al. (2016). Certified security systems for sustainable cities of the 21st century. In: ITU Kaleidoscope: ICTs for a Sustainable World (ITU WT), 2016: IEEE, 2016, pp. 175-182. http://www.itu.int/en/publications/Documents/tsb/2016-ITU-Kaleidoscope/index.html
  • Wurster, S., Hirschmann, N., Kamara, I., et al., “Certified Systems to Reduce Security Risks in Modern Societies and the Contribution of the CRISP Approach,” in Proceedings of the IDRC conference 2016, Davos, Switzerland, Global Risk Forum GRF, 2016, 641-644. https://idrc.info/fileadmin/user_upload/idrc/proceedings2016/Extended%20Abstracts%20IDRC%202016_final2408.pdf

  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fiedrich, F., Bohn, A., Plötzlicher Herzstillstand und der Beitrag zur Lebensrettung durch Crowdtasking-Apps, Notfallvorsorge 4/2016, 26-31
  • Wurster, S. et al. (2016). CRISP Deliverable 6.1 Final Roadmap and Implementation Planhttp://crispproject.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CRISP_DEL_6.1_Final-Roadmap-and-Implementation-Plan.pdf
  • More publcations of 2016 can be found at: crispproject.eu
  • Kamara, I., Sveinsdottir, T., Wurster, S. (2015). „Raising trust in security products and systems through standardisation and certification: the CRISP approach“. Proceedings of the ITU Kaleidoscope Conference 2015, Barcelona, Spain. 9-11 December 2015, pp. 57-63 (3rd Best Paper Award).
  • Wurster, S., Baier, L. (2015). „Der volkswirtschaftliche Beitrag freiwilliger Helferleistungen und das Hochwasser 2013 im Elbe-Havelland". Notfallvorsorge, 20-28.

  • Wurster, S., Meissen, U., Klafft, M. (2015). „Assessing the Value of Early Warning Apps for Disaster Cost Reduction -  A Framework to Facilitate Investment Decisions to Protect Private Property". TIEMS 2015, Rom, September 2015. (Online-Proceedings)

  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Kühn, M. (2015). „Beyond saving lives: Assessing the economic benefits of early warning apps for companies in the context of hydrological hazards". In: Palen, Leysia (Ed.) u.a.: Proceedings of the 12th international conference on information systems for crisis response and management (ISCRAM 2015): 24-27 May 2015, Kristiansand, Norway. Kristiansand: Universitetet i Agder, 2015. (Online-Proceedings)

  • Wurster, S. et al. (2015). Consolidated report on security standards,certification and accreditation – best practice and lessons learnt, crispproject.eu/research-output/
  • Kamara, I. et al. (2015). S-T-E-Fi based SWOT analysis of existing schemes, crispproject.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/CRISP-deliverable-D.4.3_REVISED.pdf
  • Wurster, S., Klafft, M. (2014). „Assessing the Economic Benefits of Early Warning Systems for Companies“, “Society for Social Studies of Science”-Konferenz (4S), 19.-23.08.2014.
  • Wurster, S. et al. (2014). Report on security standards and certification in Europe - A historical/evolutionary perspective, crispproject.eu/research-output/
  • Wurster, S., Meissen, U. (2014). “Towards an Economic Assessment Approach for Early Warning Systems: Improving Cost-Avoidance Calculations with Regard to Private Households”. Proceedings of the 11th International ISCRAM Conference – University Park, Pennsylvania, USA, May 2014, S.R. Hiltz, M.S. Pfaff, L. Plotnick, and A.C. Robinson, eds., 439-443.
  • Wurster, S., Blind, K., Fischer, S. (2014). “Born Global Market Dominators – Insight into a unique class of young companies and their environment”. The International Journal of IT Standards and Standardization Research (IJITSR), Vol. 12 (1), 1-16.
  • Wurster, S., (2014). “Development of a Specification for Data Interchange Between Information Systems in Public Hazard Prevention: Dimensions of Success, Related Activities and Contribution to the Development of Future Standardisation Strategy Frameworks”. “Modern Trends Surrounding Information Technology Standards and Standardization within Organizations”, 170-193.
  • Wurster, S., (2014). “Ethics and Privacy Issues of Critical Infrastructure Protection – Risks and Possible Solutions Through Standardization. Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation. Fachzeitschrift für den Einsatz von Informationssystemen”. Special issue on ICT standardization, Vol. 37 (3), 205-210.
  • Wurster, S. (2014). "Steigerung von Innovationserfolgen durch Normen und Standards. Ein Handbuch", E-book.
  • Mann, M., R. Tiede, R. Ahmed, D. Wandke, S. Wurster, K.-D. Weltmann, G. Daeschlein, S. Emmert, and Th. von Woedtke (2014). DIN-SPEC 91315: General requirements for plasma sources in medicine, 5th International Conference on Plasma Medicine, May 18-23, 2014, Nara, Japan.
  • Mann, M., R. Tiede, R. Ahmed, D. Wandke, S. Wurster, K.-D. Weltmann, G. Daeschlein, S. Emmert, und Th. von Woedtke (2014). „DIN-SPEC 91315: General requirements for plasma sources in medicine“, 3rd Young Professional Workshop on Plasma medicine, September 18-20, 2014, Zinnowitz, Germany.
  • Mann, M., R. Tiede, R. Ahmed, D. Wandke, S. Wurster, K.-D. Weltmann, G. Daeschlein, S. Emmert, und Th. von Woedtke (2014). DIN SPEC 91315:2014-06 Allgemeine Anforderungen an medizinische Plasmaquellen.
  • Wurster, S. (2013). "Development of a Specification for Data Interchange Between Information Systems in Civil Hazard Prevention. Identification of Success Factors, Challenges and Solutions Based on Case Study Research". The International Journal of IT Standards and Standardization Research (IJITSR), 11(1), 46-66, January-June 2013.
  • Wurster, S. (2013). “Development of a Specification for Computer Based Microscopic Evacuation Analyses and Simulations. Identification of Success Factors Based on Case Study Research”. GSTF Journal on Computing (JoC) Vol. 2 (4), 7-14.
  • Wurster, S., Egyedi, T., Hommels, A. (2013). „The Development of the Public Safety Standard TETRA: Lessons and Recommendations for Research Managers and Strategists in the Security Industry“. Proceedings of the „8th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology“ (IEEE-SIIT 2013) (155-166).
  • Wurster, S., Blind, K. Fischer, S. (2013). „Born Global Standard Establishers. Identification of a New Research Field and Contribution to Network Theory“. Proceedings of the „8th International Conference on Standardization and Innovation in Information Technology“ (IEEE-SIIT 2013) (143-154).
  • Wurster, S. (2013). „Ethical and Privacy-Specific Risks – Flaws of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Solutions Offered by Standardisation”. Proceedings of the 18th EURAS Annual Standardization Conference - Standards and Innovation-, 413-427.
  • Wurster, S. (2013). “Security Technologies for the Protection of Critical Infrastructures – Ethical Risks and Solutions offered by Standardization”. In: International Telecommunication Union: Proceedings of the 2013 ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conference Building Sustainable Communities, Kyoto, Japan, 22-24 April 2013, 21-30
  • Wurster, S. (2013). „Security-Technologien zum Schutz kritischer Infrastrukturen – ethische Risiken und Lösungen mittels Normung und Standardisierung“. DIN Mitteilungen 2013/3, 58.
  • Wurster, S. (2012). Example of Good Practice in R&D Stage Standardization in Germany: Development of a Specification for Data Interchange Between Information Systems in Civil Hazard Prevention. 3rd Annual International Conference on Infocomm Technologies in Competitive Strategies (ICT 2012) and Advances in Distributed and Parallel Computing (ADPC 2012), 7-14.
  • Wurster, S. (2012). Example of Good Practice in Linking Research and Standardization in Germany: Development of a Specification for Data Interchange in Civil Hazard Prevention. KSA, Seoul, South Korea, May 29th, 2012.
  • Wurster, S. (2012). Development of a Specification for Data Interchange Between Information Systems in Civil Hazard Prevention. Identification of Success Factors, Challenges and Solutions Based on Case Study Research and Participant Observation. Proceedings of the 17th EURAS Annual Standardization Conference - Standards and Innovation-, 397-416.
  • Wurster, S. (2012). Transer of Security Research Results Through Standardization - Case Studies From the Project InfraNorm. 7th Future Security Conference, Bonn, September 4th - 6th, 2012, Forthcoming.
  • Wurster, S., Blind, K. (2012). Standardization by International new Ventures and Born Globals: Success Factors Model and Specific Application for the Security Software and Biotechnology Industry. Proceedings of the 17th EURAS Annual Standardization Conference - Standards and Innovation-, 377-396.
  • Siegel, N., Wurster, S. (2012). Standards for the Protection of Transport Infrastructures. In: Aschenbruck, N., Martinin, P., Meier, M., Tölle, J. (eds) (2012). Future Security. 7th Security Research Conference, Future Security 2012, Bonn, September 2012. Heidelberg, Dordrecht, London, New York, 21-24.
  • Wurster, S. (2011). Young and Open, Closed or Hybrid? A Success Factor Model for the Establishment of Global De-Facto Standards by Born Global Companies. In: Baier, D., Gaul, W., Rese, A., Würth, A. (eds) (2011). Entrepreneurship ­ Innovation ­ Marketing Interface, 3rd Symposium. Cottbus, Swiridoff, 147-170.
  • Wurster, S. (2011). Born Global Standard Establishers. Einfluss- und Erfolgsfaktoren für die internationale Standardsetzung und Erhaltung. Wiesbaden, Gabler.
  • Wurster, S. (2011). INFRANORM - Norms and standards for the protection of transportation infrastructure. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, GSTF, Singapore, July 2011, 19-24.
  • Wurster, S. (2011). Leaders, Servants, Independence. A Dynamic Success Factors for the Establishment of De-facto Standards and Technical Clusters. International Journal on GSTF Business Review, the Global Science and Technical Form, Vol. 1 (2), 172-179.
  • Wurster, S., Blind, K. (2011). The Role of Standards and Standardization in the Context of Entrepreneurship. Conceptional Model and Insights from Case Studies. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Aberdeen, United Kingdom, September 2011, 861-874.
  • Wurster, S., Blind, K. (2011). Towards a Dynamic Success Factors Model for the Establishment of De-facto Standards and Technical Cluster. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, GST, Singapore, July 2011, 13-18.
  • Wurster, S. (2009). ‘Born Global Standard Establishers. Development of a Process-oriented Success Factor Model for the Establishment of De-facto Standards by Born Global Firms and Identification of Standard Specific Clusters'. Presented at the 3rd Symposium on the Entrepreneurship ­ Innovation ­ Marketing Interface, Cottbus, June 2009.
  • Wurster, S. (2009). ‘Born Global Security Software Standard Establishers. Insight into General Success Factors and Specific IP Strategies'. Presented at the ICABE Conference, Kavala, Griechenland, Oktober 2009.
  • ·         Wurster, S., Böhmecke-Schwafert, M., Hofmann, F., Blind, K. (2018). “Born Global Market Dominators and Implications for the Blockchain Avantgarde”, Corporate and Global Standardization Initiatives in Contemporary Society, pp. 86-115.
  • ·         Wurster, S., Kamara, I., Sveinsdottir, I., Krempel, E. (2017). Certified Video Surveillance Systems for More Resilient Urban Societies. In: Fekete & Fiedrich (eds.): Urban Disaster Resilience and Security. Addressing Risks in Societies, Springer, pp. 313-330.
  • ·         Ron, E., Wurster, S., Hofmann, F. et al. (2018). DIN SPEC 16597 Terminologie für Blockchains - Terminology for blockchains - Terminologie pour chaînes de blocs, DIN publication.
  • ·         Wurster, S.; Hofmann, F.; Ron, E. (2017). Standardisierung einer Terminologie für Blockchains: Distributed-Ledger-Technologie - Spezifizierung der Grundlagen eines neuen Technologiegebiets. In: DIN-Mitteilungen, Beuth Verlag, 96.2017 (2017), Nr. 8 - August, pp. 17-23
  • ·         Hofmann, F., Wurster, S., Ron, E., Böhmecke-Schwafert, M. (2017). The Immutability Concept of Blockchains and Benefits of Early Standardization. In: ITU Kaleidoscope: Challenges for a data-driven society (ITU WT), 2017, pp. 185-192.
  • ·         Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fuchs-Kittowski, F. (2017), High impact - Low probability incidents at a coastal metropolis: Flood events and risk mitigation by crowd-tasking systems, 2016 3rd International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Management (ICT-DM), 13-15 Dec. 2016. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7857230/
  • ·         Wurster, S., Klafft, M., Fuchs-Kittowski, F. (2017). Großschadenslagen in einer küstennahen Megacity und Risikominderung durch ein Crowd-Tasking-System, Notfallvorsorge 1/2017, pp. 21-29.
  • ·         Klafft, M., Wurster, S., Meissen, U. (2017), Investing into Early Warning Systems under Budgetary Constraints, 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, May 22.-26., 2017, Cancun, Mexico.
  • ·         Wurster, S.; Sommerfeld, L. (2017). Menschenleben retten : Weitere Einsatzchancen für ENSURE. In: Lars Gerhold, Roman Peperhove & Helga Jäckel (Hrsg.) Situationsbezogene Helferkonzepte zur verbesserten Krisenbewältigung. Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsverbund ENSURE. Schriftenreihe Sicherheit Nr. 22. Juni 2017. Berlin: Forschungsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit, FU Berlin, 2017, pp. 203-218.
  • Wurster, S., Hirschmann, N. (2017). Evaluierungs- und Zertifizierungsmethode für Security-Systeme, insbesondere im Bereich Videoüberwachung‘, Notfallvorsorge 1/2017, pp. 30-32.
  • Wurster, S., Hirschmann, N. (2017). Forschungsprojekt CRISP: Evaluierungs- und Zertifizierungsmethode auf dem Weg zu einem CEN Workshop Agreement. DIN Mitteilungen, 03/2017, pp. 15-17.
  • Schuchardt, A., Peperhove, R., Schulze, K., Leitner, R., Onnasch, L., Jendreck, M., Wurster, S. Joschko, S., Diederichs, M., Winzer, A., Kasch, V. (2017). Vollübungen im Projekt ENSURE, Lars Gerhold, Roman Peperhove & Helga Jäckel (eds.) Situationsbezogene Helferkonzepte zur verbesserten Krisenbewältigung. Ergebnisse aus dem Forschungsverbund ENSURE. Schriftenreihe Sicherheit Nr. 22. Juni 2017. Berlin: Forschungsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit, FU Berlin, 2017 http://www.sicherheit-forschung.de/publikationen/schriftenreihe_neu/sr_v_v/SR_22_final.pdf, pp. 137 – 182.

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