Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, lectures of the chair of innovation economics for the summer semester will take place as online lectures
For more information please refer to the respective course website.
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welcome to the teaching pages of the Chair of Innovation Economics.
Our courses focus on the tension field between the theoretical models of innovation economics and their empirical application, alternating between prospects of economics and business studies. In addition, patents and standards are presented as strategic tools within economy and society. Our teaching program is complemented by regular guest lectures held by representatives from industry, academia and government as well as teaching collaborations with industry partners.
In the boxes below you can find all the courses of our chair at a glance. On the sidebar you can reach each course individually.
Structure of courses offered
Basically, our chair offers ten courses from various fields. The curriculum is modularized and consists of the following courses:
More information on the course Strategische Normung can be found here .
|3833 L 9216||Digital Innovation||English||Prof. Blind  /
Mr. Böhmecke-Schwafert ||summer
Economics||English||Prof. Blind / Ms. Rochell ||winter term|
Policy||English||Prof. Blind  / Ms. Rochell
|0832 L 293||Sustainable
Innovation||English||Prof. Blind  / Dr. Quitzow / |
Mr. Böhmecke-Schwafert 
276||IP Management||English||Prof. Blind  / Mr.
|0832 L 274||Strategic Standardization||English||Prof. Blind 
/ Scheifele ||summer
Management||English||Prof. Blind  / Ms. Koch  / Ms. Mirtsch
|0832 L 283||Seminar: Open Source und IP in der digitalen Gesellschaft
Böhm||winter & summer
272||Strategische Normung||German||Mr. Behrens
||winter & summer
285||Knowledge and Technology
Rochell  / Mr. Pohlisch /Mr. Böhmecke-Schwafert
* The module must be completed in one semester.
The curriculum of the Chair of "Innovation Economics" is particularly aimed at students of industrial engineering, economics and business administration, but it is also open to students from other programs. Students from other disciplines will be asked to clarify the eligibility of our courses in advance with the staff of our chair or the appropriate academic program counselor.
Interesting Informations about teaching and research at the Chair
Here you can find some interesting links about the teaching and research at the Chair of Innovation Economics:
- Mirko Böhm is holding a lecture in "Tagesschau, 13.06.2017, 12 o'clock" 
IEEE Standards University Presents:A 6-part video series that explores key themes from the book Open Standards & the Digital Age  by Andrew L. Russell. These videos focus on the role that standards have played in shaping the Internet and how technical standards support innovation.
- Innovation study: Why
start-ups need special neighbors (in German)
- Angela Merkel: Courses held in Englisch reduce
the barrier of international students to come to Germany -
Interview with Anne-Marie Großmann of the FG Innovation Economics
Chanellor Angela Merkel answers the questions of Anne-Marie Großmann regarding the education and research environment in Germany in her Podcast .
- Insights on innovation &
standards  - Video from the CEN and CENELEC conference 2014
- "Internationale Normen erleichtern Zugang zu
transatlantischen Märkten", Prof. Blind in a interview by
TUintern (2014/07), in german.
- TU Berlin is
ranked on the 3. place in the CHE-Ranking BWL 2014 within the
- Prof. Knut Blind from the
Department of Innovation Economics at number 63 of the FAZ economists
rankings  2013
- Our Homepage was awared as
"Prof-Homepage of the month" (September 2013) by the
editorial department of WISU - DAS WIRTSCHAFTSSTUDIUM
- Article about the start-up "IPlytics" founded
by Dr. Tim Pohlmann from the chair of Innovation Economics (German)
- Experience 
report of a student on the course "Strategic Standardization
- Results of the
Handelsblatt-Ranking Business Administration 2012: Prof. Knut Blind is
the best professor of all universities in Berlin  and the TU
Berlin is listed under the Top-25 faculties in management science
- Financial Times Germany: Interview with our
research assistant Theresa Veer about her industry-funded PhD at our
- IEEE article about the
teaching in the field of standardization at our Chair
- IEC-IEEE Challenge 2012: Our research assistant Dr. Axel
Mangelsdorf was awarded second place
- TU Berlin is ranked on the 2 . place in the CHE-Ranking BWL 2014 within the category research 
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