Department of Strategy and Innovation

Associate professor

Room: KIL/14.A-2.86

Markus Simeth is Associate Professor at the Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI). 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 corporate innovation and science, intellectual property rights and voluntary innovation disclosure, and firm-level determinants of R&D employee mobility. His ongoing research is generously supported by the Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF).

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)
•    Economics and Management of Intellectual Property (bachelor)
•    Bio-Markets (master)
•    Economics and Management of Innovation (PhD)



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Selected publications
  • Baruffaldi, S, Simeth, M (2020). Patents and knowledge diffusion: The effect of early disclosure. Research Policy 49 (4), 103927.
  • 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.
Publications sorted by:
Markus Simeth; Ali Mohammadi / Losing Talent by Partnering Up? : The Impact of R&D Collaboration on Employee Mobility.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 51, No. 7, 9.2022
Journal article > peer review
Louise Lindbjerg; Markus Simeth; Christoph Grimpe / The Role of R&D Equiqment and Machinery for Firm Innovation and Collaboration
Paper presented at DRUID22 Conference, 2022
Paper > peer review
Sampsa Samila; Markus Simeth; David Wehrheim / Institutional Ownership and the Nature of Corporate Innovation
Paper presented at DRUID21 Conference, 2021
Paper > peer review
Stefano Horst Baruffaldi; Markus Simeth; David Wehrheim / Financial Markets and Corporate Science : Evidence from Exogenous Changes in Analyst Coverage.
In: Proceedings of the Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Guclu Atinc. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2020, 1 p. (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Stefano Horst Baruffaldi; Markus Simeth / Patents and Knowledge Diffusion : The Effect of Early Disclosure.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 49, No. 4, 5.2020
Journal article > peer review
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
Paper > peer review
Markus Simeth; Ali Mohammadi / The Impact of Open Innovation on Employee Mobility and Entrepreneurship
In: Proceedings of the Seventy-eighth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. ed. /Guclu Atinc. Briar Cliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2018 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Markus Simeth; Michele Cincera / Corporate Science, Innovation, and Firm Value
In: Management Science, Vol. 62, No. 7, 7.2016, p. 1970-1981
Journal article > peer review
Olov H.D. Isaksson; Markus Simeth; Ralf W. Seifert / Knowledge Spillovers in the Supply Chain : Evidence from the High Tech Sectors.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 45, No. 3, 4.2016, p. 699-706
Journal article > peer review
Markus Simeth; Stephane Lhuillery / How Do Firms Develop Capabilities for Scientific Disclosure?
In: Research Policy, Vol. 44, No. 7, 9.2015, p. 1283-1295
Journal article > peer review
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