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Dear colleagues,

For the 8th successive year, the Strascheg Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIIE) of EBS Business School ( and High-Technology-Park MikroFORUM ( are awarding the

Best-Paper-Award Innovation Management 2013 including prize money of € 5,000.

All journal articles with tangible managerial implications regarding Innovation or Technology Management, which have been published or accepted for publication after January 1, 2012, qualify for the award.

The patron of the award is Deutsche Bank.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for paper submissions: April 10, 2013
  • Presentations of the three short-listed papers and award ceremony: June 26, 2013 at MikroFORUM Technology Park.

For more information please notice the attached leaflet or visit:

In the last four years, the first prizes went to:

  • Ravi Ramamurti, VG Govindarajan. "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" – Global Strategy Journal
  • Ella Miron-Spektor, Miriam Erez & Eitan Naveh: “The effect of conformists and attentive-to-detail members on team innovation: reconciling the innovation paradox”Academy of Management Journal
  • Oliver Alexy, Paolo Criscuolo & Ammon Salter: “Does IP Strategy Have to Cripple Open Innovation” – MIT Sloan Management Review
  • Marc Gruber, Ian C. MacMillan & James D. Thompson: “Look before you Leap: Market Opportunity Identification in Emerging Technology Firms”Management Science

Other finalists include:

  • Davis, J. P. and Eisenhardt, K. M. 2011.Rotating Leadership and Collaborative Innovation: Recombination Processes in Symbiotic Relationships” – Administrative Science Quarterly
  • Pedro Oliveira & Eric von Hippel: “Users as Service Innovators: The Case of Banking Services” – Research Policy
  • Matthias Weiss, Martin Hoegl & Michael Gibbert: “Makin virtue of Necessity: The Role of Team Climate for Innovation in Resource-Constrained Innovation Projects” – Journal of Product Innovation Management
  • Vareska van de Vrande, Wim Vanhaverbeke & Geert Duysters: “External Technology Sourcing: The Effect of Uncertainty on Governance Mode Choice” – Journal of Business Venturing

We are looking forward to receiving your publications and your participation in this innovative and highly-anticipated event!

Best regards,


Prof. Dr. Florian A. Täube

Assistant Professor of Growth Management


EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht 


EBS Business School

Department of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (IME)

Strascheg Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIIE)

Rheingaustraße 1

(Besucheradresse/ Visiting address: Burgstraße 5)

65375 Oestrich-Winkel


Phone:  +49 611 7102 1375

Fax:  +49 611 7102 10 1375

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