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Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, lectures of the chair of innovation economics for the winter semester will take place as online lectures.
To be able to provide interactive lectures and adequate remote guidance throughout the course, available seats will be limited.
For more information please refer to the respective course website.
All the best and stay safe!
The Chair of Innovation Economics at the Institute for Technology and Management  in the Faculty of Economics and Management  was initially established in 2006 with the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe. Between 2010 and 2019, Professor Dr. Knut Blind changed to the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) . Since October 2019, he changed back to the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research  and is responsible for the business unit Innovation and Regulation .
Our mission is to foster responsible innovation
research towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
We perform excellent and independent research, which is disseminated
within the global scientific community, among policy makers, business
representatives and civil society. Our inter- and transdisciplinary
team contributes to the knowledge base and education in the field of
innovation studies, management and policy. Our chair is an open
platform connecting international researchers, students and
Version: February 2020
Technische Universität Berlin
Chair of Innovation Economics
Secr. H 47
Straße des 17. Juni 135
Phone: +49 (0) 30 314-76670
Fax: +49 (0) 30 314-76628
E-Mail (Brigitte Essoun) 
Fraunhofer-Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung ISI
Breslauer Straße 48
Phone: +49 721 6809-0
Fax: +49 721 689152