Department of Strategy and Innovation

Assistant professor
Tenure Track Adjunkt

Room: KIL/14.A-2.86

Markus Simeth is assistant professor at the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics (INO) of CBS. He received his PhD in Management of Technology from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Prior to joining CBS, he worked as an assistant professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). Markus Simeth’s research interests focus on the Economics and Management of Innovation. In particular, he conducts applied micro-econometric studies on open innovation strategies of companies, the role of legal intellectual property rights and voluntary knowledge disclosure for innovation, and firm-level determinants of R&D employee mobility.

Primary research areas
  • Economics and Management of Innovation
  • Science-Industry interactions
  • Mobility of R&D employees
  • Appropriation strategies of firms
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  • Strategic Management of Innovation and Technology (bachelor)
  • Innovation and Knowledge (master)
  • BioBusiness Entrepreneurship project (master)
Selected publications
  • Isaksson I, Simeth M, Seifert R (2016) “Knowledge spillovers in the supply chain – Evidence from the High-Tech sectors”, Research Policy 45 (3), 699-706.
  • Simeth M, Cincera M (2016) “Corporate Science, Innovation and Firm Value”, Management Science 62 (7), 1970-1981.
  • Simeth M, Lhuillery S (2015) “How do firms develop capabilities for scientific disclosure strategies?”, Research Policy 44 (7), 1283-1295
  • Simeth M, Raffo J (2013) “What makes companies pursue an Open Science strategy?”, Research Policy 42 (9), 1513-1543. 
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Cindy Lopes Bento; Markus Simeth / Can You Know Too Much to Learn : The Relationship Between Internal Research Capabilities and External Knowledge for Innovation.
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
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Markus Simeth; Ali Mohammadi / The Impact of Open Innovation on Employee Mobility and Entrepreneurship
In: Proceedings of the Seventy-eight Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Guclu Atinc. Briar Cliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2018 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
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