PhD defence: Louise Lindbjerg

In order to obtain the PhD degree, Louise Lindbjerg has submitted her thesis entitled: Three essays on firm innovation

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 13:00 to 15:00

Louise Lindbjerg

This dissertation analyses ways in which firms can improve their innovation performance. Innovation management issues of strategic hiring, investments in research equipment, and monetary incentives for R&D personnel are empirically examined to enhance theoretical understanding of innovation enablers as well as managerial insights for firms seeking to innovate.


Primary Supervisor:
Professor Keld Laursen

Department of Strategy and Innovation

Copenhagen Business School


Secondary Supervisors:

Associate Professor Markus Simeth

Department of Strategy and Innovation

Copenhagen Business School


Assessment Committee:

Professor Wolfgang Sofka (Chair)

Department of Strategy and Innovation

Copenhagen Business School


Professor Hanna Hottenrott

TUM School of Management

Technical University of Munich


Professor Andrea Fosfuri

Department of Management and Technology

Bocconi University


The thesis will be available from


The CBS PhD School will host a reception, which will take place immediately after the defence in FUHU - Faculty Club - Solbjerg Plads

Organised by

CBS PhD School


31 October 2022




Copenhagen Business School
Solbjerg Plads
2000 Frederiksberg
Room: SP112 (first floor)


It will also be possible to attend the defence via Microsoft Teams at the following link:


*Please note in connection with the online defence that the microphone and camera of all spectators must be turned off! 


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