Ongoing / concluded projects

Here you can read more about the projects that we support or have supported. If you are looking for financial support for your competitiveness-related initiative, you can approach us at any time during the year - even in between calls.

CBS Competitiveness currently supports the following initiatives:



The use of Stage-Gate management system for improved productivity Name(s) of applicant(s): John K. Christensen (OM) and Claus J. Varnes (OM).
Institutions and competitiveness: The impact of institutions on external knowledge acquisition and innovation performance  Name(s) of applicant(s): Wolfgang Sofka (SMG) and Christoph Grimpe (INO).
Global trends in the offshoring of R&D (working title) Name(s) of applicant(s): Stine Jessen Haakonson (DBP) and Peter Ørberg Jensen (SMG).
Workshop on the building/unbundling of innovation activities in Danish MNCs Name(s) of applicant(s): Michael W. Hansen (ICM) and Peter Wad (ICM).
A theoretical and empirical investigation of the boundaries of the firm and organizational decision-making  Name(s) of applicant(s): Magdalena Dobrajska (SMG), Marcus M. Larsen (SMG) and Jörg Claussen (INO).
Impact of Brand Design on Competitive Performance of Danish Firms  Name(s) of applicant(s): Tore Kristensen (MARKTG), Marta Gasparin (OM),  Gürsel Ilipinar (MARKTG).
When globalization hits home. Mobilizing effects in national innovation networks Name(s) of applicant(s): Björn Jindra (INT), Stine Jessen Haakonson (DBP) and Susana Borrás (DBP).
Leveraging Social Media in an Organizational Context: How does social media strengthen competitiveness of Danish firms?  Name(s) of applicant(s): Liana Razmerita (IBC) and Ravi Vatrapu (ITM).
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Are Markets for Technology an Opportunity or Threat for the Competitiveness of Danish High-Tech Firms? Name(s) of applicant(s): Francesco Di Lorenzo (SMG) and Valentina Tartari (INO)
ARLA Teaching Case Name(s) of applicant(s): Jacobo Ramirez (ICM)
Design in Business Name(s) of applicant(s): Marta Gasparin (OM), John Christiansen (OM)
Development Network for HR Analysts Name(s) of applicant(s): Dana Minbaeva (SMG) and Larissa Rabbiosi (INT)
Performance Management for Competitiveness - Case studies from Danish Practices Name(s) of applicant(s): Allan Hansen (OM), Lise Justesen (IOA), Carsten Rohde (ACC)
Senior Manager Network Survey & Workshop Name(s) of applicant(s): Olga Zarzecka (SMG), Marie Louise Mors (SMG), Jacob Jeppesen (INO)



Big Data for a Small Language: Establishing the Business Impact of Danish Language Technology Name(s) of applicant(s): Daniel Hardt (ITM), Torben Juul Andersen (INT) and Peter Juel Henrichsen (IBC). Summary: Business Cases: Workshops on Big
Data and Language Technology
Seed money for establishing the center for “HR Analytics” at CBS (non-for-profit organization) Name(s) of applicant(s): Larissa Rabbiosi (INT) and Dana Minbaeva (MSO). Summary: Human Capital Analytics
The geographic relocation of Headquarters activities – the role of efficiency and institutional factors Name(s) of applicant(s): Phillip Nell (SMG) and Lars Håkanson (INT). Summary: International Relocations of Headquarters to from and within Scandinavia
Germany in Danish Business Research
Name(s) of applicant(s): Georg Ringe (JUR). Summary: Report
Surmounting Knowledge Gaps in Distant Markets
Name(s) of applicant(s):Mette Zølner (ICM) and Lisbeth Verstraete-Hansen (IBC). Summary: Report
Red Helmet Teaching Case 
Name(s) of applicant(s): 
Rasmus Ulslev Pedersen (ITM), Ivan Häuser (ITM), Thomas Sørensen (ITM), Ioanna Constantiou (MakeThisWork Aps), Gösta Schwarck (MAN) and Szymon Furtak (MAN). Summary: Report
Competing on Speed: The 2015 Copenhagen Business School Symposium on High-Frequency Trading 
Name(s) of applicant(s): 
Ann-Christina Lange (MPP), Christian Borch (MPP) and Søren Hvidkjær (FI). Summary: Report
Meetings Across Mindsets: Navigating Contexts of Culture and Language as a Key to International Business Success Name(s) of applicant(s): Alex Klinge (IBC), Michael Jakobsen (INT) and Mette Zølner (IKL)
UMAMI Meeting: Preparation for a large scale grant for the Innovation Fund Denmark Name(s) of applicant(s): Fumiko Kano Glückstad (IBC), Alexander Josiassen (MARKTG). Summary: Report
Sales Innovation Name(s) of applicant(s): Jens Geersbro (MARKTG) & Thomas Ritter (SMG). White Papers: "Main Challenges in Sales" & "Sales Effectiveness"
Assessing the cost, value and competitiveness effects of using suppliers and supply networks. Name(s) of applicant(s): Kim Sundtoft Hald (OM). Presentation: Presentation
The Latin America Business Forum Name(s) of applicant(s): Michael W. Hansen (ICM) and Jacobo Ramirez (ICM). Report: Report
HCA Research Insights: Translating Research in Practice Name(s) of applicant(s): Dana Minbaeva (SMG) and Larissa Rabbiosi (INT). Report: Report
Board Dynamics and the Effects on Firm Competitiveness Name(s) of applicant(s): Marie Louise Mors (SMG) and Sabina Nielsen (INT). Report: Report
HCA Cluster 2015 Name(s) of applicant(s): Dana Minbaeva (SMG) and Larissa Rabbiosi (INT). Report: Report
Servitization as a Strategy for Competitiveness and Productivity of Danish Firms Name(s) of applicant(s): Juliana Hsuan (OM) and Thomas Frandsen (OM). Read more: Link


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