Institut for Strategi og Innovation

Professor MSO

Kontor: KIL/14.A-3.82

Christoph Grimpe er Professor i Innovation og Iværksætteri ved Institut for Strategi og Innovation på CBS. Før han kom til CBS i 2010, arbejdede han som seniorforsker ved ZEW Center for European Economic Research i Mannheim (Tyskland). Han har en ph.d. i ledelse fra WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management - i Vallendar (Tyskland) og en kandidatgrad i ledelse og politisk videnskab. Hans forskning drejer sig om virksomheders innovationsstrategier, industri-forskningsforbindelser og den strategiske brug af intellektuel ejendomsret. Han har offentliggjort i tidsskrifter som Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies og Research Policy. Han er tilknyttet DRUID - den danske forskningsenhed for industriel dynamik og ZEW Center for European Economic Research. Desuden er han chefredaktør for tidsskriftet Industry og Innovation.

Primære forskningsområder
- Virksomhedsstrategi og innovation
- Åbne og distribuerede innovationsprocesser
- Industri-forsknings interaktion
- Appropriability strategier
- Internationalisering af innovationsstyring


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Udvalgte publikationer
  • Egelie, Knut J., Haakon Tue Lie, Christoph Grimpe and Roger Sørheim (2019), Access and Openness in Biotechnology Research Collaborations Between Universities and Industry – An Empirical Study, Nature Biotechnology, 37, 1413-1419.
  • Grimpe, Christoph, Martin Murmann and Wolfgang Sofka (2019), Organizational Design, Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Innovation, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 13, 359-378.
  • Grimpe, Christoph, Ulrich Kaiser and Wolfgang Sofka (2019), Signaling Valuable Human Capital: Advocacy Group Work Experience and its Effect on Employee Pay in Innovative Firms, Strategic Management Journal, 40(4), 685-710.
  • Olsen, Anders Ørding, Wolfgang Sofka and Christoph Grimpe (2017), Solving Environmental Problems: Knowledge and Coordination in Collaborative Search, Long Range Planning, 50, 726-740.
  • Grimpe, Christoph, Wolfgang Sofka, Mukesh Bhargava and Rabikar Chatterjee (2017), R&D, marketing innovation, and new product performance: A mixed methods study, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 34(3), 360-383.
  • Goel, Rajeev, Devrim Göktepe and Christoph Grimpe (2017), Who Instigates University-Industry Collaborations? University Scientists versus Firm Employees, Small Business Economics, 48(3), 503-524.
  • Grimpe, Christoph (2017), Innovation as a phenomenon and the quest for cool (Editorial), Industry and Innovation, 24, 1-7.
  • Olsen, Anders Ørding, Wolfgang Sofka and Christoph Grimpe (2016), Coordinated Exploration for Grand Challenges: The Role of Advocacy Groups in Search Consortia, Academy of Management Journal, 59, 2232-2255.
  • Mendonça, Joana and Christoph Grimpe (2016), Skills and Regional Entrepreneurship Capital Formation: A Comparison Between Germany and Portugal, Journal of Technology Transfer, 41, 1440-1456.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Wolfgang Sofka (2016), Complementarities in the Search for Innovation: Managing Markets and Relationships, Research Policy, 45, 2036-2053.
  • Cleff, Thomas, Christoph Grimpe and Christian Rammer (2015), Identifying Lead Markets in the European Automotive Industry: An Indicator-based Approach, Industry and Innovation, 22, 496-522.
  • Waldner, Florian, Marion K. Poetz, Christoph Grimpe and Markus Eurich (2015), Antecedents and Consequences of Business Model Innovation: The Role of Industry Structure, Advances in Strategic Management, 33, 347-386.
  • Czarnitzki, Dirk, Christoph Grimpe and Maikel Pellens (2015), Access to Research Inputs: Open Science versus the Entrepreneurial University, Journal of Technology Transfer, 40, 1050-1063.
  • Czarnitzki, Dirk, Christoph Grimpe and Andrew Toole (2015), Delay and Secrecy: Does Industry Sponsorship Jeopardize Disclosure of Academic Research?, Industrial and Corporate Change, 24, 251-279.
  • Ketata, Ihsen, Sofka, Wolfgang and Christoph Grimpe (2015), The Role of Internal Capabilities and Firms’ Environment for Sustainable Innovation: Evidence for Germany, R&D Management, 45, 60-75.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Katrin Hussinger (2014), Resource Complementarity and Value Capture in Firm Acquisitions: The Role of Intellectual Property Rights, Strategic Management Journal, 35, 1762-1780.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Katrin Hussinger (2014), Pre-empted Patents, Infringed Patents, and Firm’s Participation in Markets for Technology, Research Policy, 43, 543-554.
  • Aschhoff, Birgit and Christoph Grimpe (2014), Contemporaneous Peer Effects, Career Age and the Industry Involvement of Academics in Biotechnology, Research Policy, 43, 367-381.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Katrin Hussinger (2013), Formal and Informal Technology Transfer from Academia to Industry: Complementarity Effects and Innovation Performance, Industry and Innovation, 208, 683-700.
  • Goel, Rajeev K. and Christoph Grimpe (2013), Active versus Passive Academic Networking: Evidence from Micro-Level Data, Journal of Technology Transfer, 38, 116-134.
  • Grimpe, Christoph (2012), Extramural Research Grants and Scientists’ Funding Strategies: Beggars Can’t Be Choosers? Research Policy, 41, 1448-1460.
  • Köhler, Christian, Wolfgang Sofka and Christoph Grimpe (2012), Selective Search, Sectoral Patterns, and the Impact on Product Innovation Performance, Research Policy, 41, 1344-1356.
  • Goel, Rajeev K. and Christoph Grimpe (2012), Academic Entrepreneurship: Are All Scientists Created Alike? Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 21, 247-266.
  • Edler, Jakob, Heide Fier and Christoph Grimpe (2011), International Scientist Mobility and the Locus of Knowledge and Technology Transfer, Research Policy, 40, 791-805.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Roberto Patuelli (2011), Knowledge Production in Nanomaterials: A Spatial Filtering Approach, Annals of Regional Science, 46, 519-541.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Ulrich Kaiser (2010), Balancing Internal and External Knowledge Acquisition: The Gains and Pains of R&D Outsourcing, Journal of Management Studies, 47, 1483-1509.
  • Patuelli, Roberto, Andrea Vaona and Christoph Grimpe (2010), The German East-West Divide in Knowledge Production: An Application to Nanomaterial Patenting, Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie (Journal of Economic & Social Geography), 101, 568-582.
  • Sofka, Wolfgang and Christoph Grimpe (2010), Specialized Search and Innovation Performance – Evidence Across Europe, R&D Management, 40, 310-323.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Heide Fier (2010), Informal Technology Transfer from Academia to Industry: A Comparison between Germany and the U.S, Journal of Technology Transfer, 35, 637-650.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Wolfgang Sofka (2009), Search Patterns and Absorptive Capacity: Low- and High-Technology Sectors in European Countries, Research Policy, 38, 495-506.
  • Grimpe, Christoph and Katrin Hussinger (2008), Pre-empting Technology Competition Through Firm Acquisitions, Economics Letters, 100, 189-191.
  • Grimpe, Christoph (2007), Successful Product Development after Firm Acquisitions: The Role of Research and Development, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 24, 614-628.
  • Grimpe, Christoph (2006), Making Use of the Unused: Shelf Warmer Technologies in Research and Development, Technovation, 26, 770-774.
  • Grimpe, Christoph (2004), When an R&D Site Closes, Research Technology Management, 47, 56-59.
Publikationer sorteret efter:
Wolfgang Sofka; Christoph Grimpe; Ulrich Kaiser / Understanding the Unwritten Rules of the Game : Government Work Experience and Salary Premiums in Foreign MNC Subsidiaries.
I: Journal of International Business Studies, 6.4.2021
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Martin Murmann; Christoph Grimpe; Nathan Rietzler / Digitalization in Startups and the Proclivity to Professionalize : Ignorance is Bliss?.
I: Proceedings of the Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. red. /Guclu Atinc. Briarcliff Manor, NY : Academy of Management 2020 (Academy of Management Proceedings)
Konferencebidrag i proceedings > peer review
Rene Belderbos; Christoph Grimpe / Learning in Foreign and Domestic Value Chains : The Role of Opportunities and Capabilities.
Leuven : Katholieke Universiteit Leuven 2020, 41 s. (Working Papers of Department of Management, Strategy and Innovation (MSI), Nr. MSI_2004)
Working paper
Rene Belderbos; Christoph Grimpe / Learning in Foreign and Domestic Value Chains : The Role of Opportunities and Capabilities.
I: Industrial and Corporate Change, 30.11.2020
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Susanne Beck; Carsten Bergenholtz; Marcel Bogers; Tiare Brasseur; Maria Louise Conradsen; Diletta Di Marco; Andreas Philipp Distel; Leonhard Dobusch; Daniel Dörler; Agnes Effert; Benedikt Fecher; Despoina Filiou; Lars Frederiksen; Thomas Gillier; Christoph Grimpe; Marc Gruber; Carolin Haeussler; Florian Heigl; Karin Hoisl; Katie Hyslop; Olga Kokshagina; Marcel LaFlamme; Cornelia Lawson; Hila Lifshitz-Assaf; Wolfgang Lukas; Markus Nordberg; Maria-Theresa Norn; Marion Poetz; Marisa Ponti; Gernot Pruschak; Laia Pujol Priego; Agnieszka Radziwon; Janet Frances Rafner; Gergana Petrova Romanova; Alexander Ruser; Henry Sauermann; Sonali K. Shah; Jacob Friis Sherson; Julia Suess-Reyes; Christopher L. Tucci; Philipp Tuertscher; Jane Bjørn Vedel; Theresa Velden; Roberto Verganti; Jonathan Wareham; Andrea Wiggins; Sunny Mosangzi Xu / The Open Innovation in Science Research Field : A Collaborative Conceptualisation Approach.
I: Industry and Innovation, 4.8.2020
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Knut Jørgen Egelie; Haakon Thue Lie; Christoph Grimpe; Roger Sørheim / Access and Openness in Biotechnology Research Collaborations between Universities and Industry
I: Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 37, Nr. 12, 12.2019, s. 1413–1419
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Christoph Grimpe; Katrin Hussinger; Wolfgang Sofka / Firm Acquisitions, Resource Complementarity and the Access to Localized Knowledge
Paper presented at DRUID19 Conference, 2019
Paper > peer review
Christoph Grimpe; Wolfgang Sofka; Philipp Schulz; Geoffrey Thilo Borchhardt / Markets for Technology in Europe : Mapping Demand and its Drivers.
Mannheim : ZEW 2019, 41 s. (ZEW Discussion Papers, Nr. 19-043)
Working paper
Andreas Philipp Distel; Christoph Grimpe; Sven Körner; Mathias Landhäuser; Marion Poetz / Measuring Impact of Open Innovation in Science Research : Exploring the Potentials of Artificial Intelligence-based Text Analysis.
Abstract from Open Innovation in Science (OIS) Research Workshop 2019, 2019, s. 4
Konferenceabstrakt til konference
Christoph Grimpe; Martin Murmann; Wolfgang Sofka / Organizational Design Choices of High-tech Startups : How Middle Management Drives Innovation Performance.
I: Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 13, Nr. 3, 9.2019, s. 359-378
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
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Year Name of contractual partner Type of activity
2018 - 2021 University of Zurich, Switzerland External lecturer
2018 Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft, Vienna, Austria Executive education