Presentations

2019

  • Wissensaustausch, Nähe & F&E-Politik, invited presentation and panel discussion at Workshop „Wie (viel) Wissen fließt?“, 11.10.2019, Berlin, Germany
  • Diversifizierung von Wissen und Technologien in Deutschland: Forschungsstand und empirische Untersuchungsansätze, invited presentation at 6. Essener FuE-Workshop des Stifterverbands: Technologische Diversifizierung Deutschlands, 26.09.2019, Essen, Germany
  • The geography of sentiments towards artificial intelligence in the German media, Artificial Intelligence – Between Panacea and Skynet, 27.09.2019, Bremen, Germany
  • Regionale Nachrichten – Bestimmt das Wo das Was und das Wie?, 15. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie, 26.4.2019, Rauischholzhausen, Germany
  • Technological complexity and regional economic growth, Invited presentation at Florence University, 4.2.2019, Florence, Italy

2018

  • Using structural diversity to measure the complexity of technologies, 17.12.2018, Fifth International Workshop on Inter-industry Relatedness, Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • Using structural diversity to measure the complexity of technologies, 10.12.2018, Invited seminar at the Center of Business Network Analysis, University of Greenwich, London
  • Measuring Technological Complexity, 6.9.2018, Invited seminar at Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • The geography of complex knowledge and its importance for economic growth, 6.7.2018, Bremen Workshop on Radical Innovation and (Regional) Growth, Bremen, Germany
  • Evolutionary Economic Geography and Smart Specialisation, 23.5.2018, MAPS-LED Symposium, Reggio Calabria, Italy
  • A new approach of measuring the complexity of technologies, 1.2.2018, Geography of Innovation, Barcelona, Spain

2017

  • The impact of subsidised R&D networks on inter- regional knowledge diffusion, PTE-KTK Seminar, 10.11.2017, Pecs, Hungary
  • The impact of R&D policy on regional diversification in Germany, NIFU Workshop, 22.09.2017, OSLO, Norway
  • Young economic geographers in innovation research – positions and perspectives (Keynote), Annual Meeting of the Network of Young Economic Geographers, 20.7.2017, Goslar, Germany
  • Der Einfluss subventionierter F&E Netzwerke auf inter-regionale Wissensdiffusion, 8.7.2017, Annual Meeting of the Committee of Evolutionary Economics, Marburg, Germany
  • A new approach of measuring the complexity of technologies, 6.6.2017, RSA Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland
  • A new approach of measuring the complexity of technologies, 17.5.2017, ARS17, Naples, Italy
  • Soziale Diversität deutscher Regionen, 14. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie, 28.4.2017, Rauischholzhausen, Germany
  • A new approach of measuring the complexity of technologies, 8.2.2017, Seminar on Economic Geography, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2016

  • The impact of subsidised R&D networks on inter-regional knowledge diffusion, AQR Workshop, Barcelona, 27.10.2016
  • Social Network analysis in Regional Science (Keynote), Territorial Statistics Conference, 28.9.2016, Szeged, Hungary
  • Reactive or proactive? Evaluating R&D subsidies in the context of regional branching, ERSA, 25.08.2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Gone with the wind? The impact of wind turbines on tourism demand, ERSA, 24.08.2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Evolutionsökonomik – Wie das Gestern das Heute prägt (Keynote), Forum für Politik und Kultur e.V. 01.07.2016, Hannover, Deutschland
  • Measuring technology complexity – a network approach, Seminar on Evolutionary Economic Geography, 10.3.2016, Utrecht, Niederlande
  • Gone with the wind? The impact of wind turbines on tourism demand, Jahrestagung der Association of American Geographers, 29.03.-02.04.2016, San Francisco, USA
  • Measuring the complexity of technologies – a network approach, Seminar on Economic Geography, 10.3.2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • The technological diversification of regions – path dependencies, regional branching and R&D policy, 3rd Geography of Innovation, 28.01.2016, Toulouse, France

2015

  • Die Verortung der Macht – Eine netzwerkanalytische Betrachtung der Anteilseignerschaften an börsennotierten Unternehmen in Deutschland zwischen 1997-2014, Kongress der Geographie 2015, 3.10.2015, Berlin, Germany
  • Germany’s industrial knowledge space – regional dynamics and the role of policy, EVO-Jahrestreffen, 24.-26.9.2015, Marburg, Germany
  • Subsidization of joint R&D, related variety, and regional innovation performance, Jahrestagung des Verein für Socialpolitik, 2015, 6.-9.09.2015, Münster, Germany
  • A taxonomy of knowledge networks (invited presentation), 5th International Workshop on Social Network Analysis (ARS’15), 29.-30.4.2015, Anacapri, Italy
  • Windkraftanlagen und Tourismus – Koexistenz oder Verspargelung?, 13. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie, 23.-25.4.2015, Rauischholzhausen, Germany
  • Germany’s industrial knowledge space – regional dynamics and the role of policy, Seminar on Economic Geography (invited presentation), 3.3.2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands

2014

  • Exploring the industrial knowledge space – structures and evolutionary dynamics in German regions, ENIC Workshop, 13.-14.11.2014, Halle, Germany
  • The characteristics of critical links in knowledge networks, 15th International Schumpeter Society Conference, 27.-29.7.2014, Jena, Germany
  • R&D policy and networks of subsidized R&D collaboration, Volkswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium (invited presentation), 9.07.2014, Kassel, Germany
  • The structure and evolution of R&D inter-sector resource complementarity in Germany from 1990 to 2011, Ausschuss für evolutorische Öknonomik (committee for evolutionary economics), 3.-5.7.2014, Hohenheim, Germany
  • Subsidization of joint R&D, related variety, and regional innovation performance, 7th Summer Conference in Regional Science, 26.-28.06.2014, Marburg, Germany
  • Eigenschaften kritischer Links in F&E-Kooperationsnetzwerken, Dynamiken räumlicher Netzwerkstrukturen, 12.-13.06.2014, Darmstadt, Germany
  • R&D policy design and structural characteristics of R&D collaboration networks, Geography of Innovation, 23.-25.01.2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Verbundforschung, Kooperationsnetzwerke und regionale Innovativität, Ringveranstaltung der Universität Bremen „Interdisziplinäre Netzwerkforschung“, 10.01.2014, Bremen, Germany

2013

  • R&D policy design and structural characteristics of subsidised collaboration networks, Jena Economic Research Seminar, 11.12.2013, Jena, Germany
  • Innovationspolitik und die Einbindung von Cluster in nationale und internationale Wissensnetzwerke ‐Ein empirische Untersuchung der Deutschen Biotechnologieindustrie, AK Industriegeographie , 10.-11. October 2013, Niedernhausen, Germany
  • Extending the analysis of R&D subsidies: What about collaboration and networks?, University of Naples Federico II, Department of Economics and Statistics (invited seminar), 24.-25. September 2013, Naples, Italy
  • Die Struktur und Evolution von inter-industrieller Ressourcen- Komplementarität in F&E in Deutschland von 1990 bis 2010, Witt-EVO-Seminar,19.-21. September 2013, Jena, Germany
  • The innovation efficiency of German regions – a shared-input DEA approach,53rd ERSA conference,27.-31. August 2013, Palermo, Italy
  • Shaping knowledge network – or how R&D policy can influence the Small-world-properties of R&D collaboration networks,1st ENIC workshop,18.-19. July, Halle, Germany
  • Shaping knowledge network – or how R&D policy can influence the Small-world-properties of R&D collaboration networks, ARS,20.-22. June 2013, Rome, Italy
  • The Co-evolution of Distance Structures within Networks – A Network Level Study. XXXIII Sunbelt conference, 23. May 2013, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Who’s the spider in the web? Clusters’ embeddedness into national and inter-national knowledge networks – A study of the German biotech industry, Circle Seminar, 28. May 2013, Lund, Sweden.
  • The structure and evolution of inter-sector resource complementarity in R&D in Germany from 1990 to 2010. 2. Niedersächsischer Workshop in Applied Economics, 17 May 2013, Hannover, Germany.
  • What characterizes organizations’ embeddedness into knowledge networks and how does it relate to their location within or outside clusters?, Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), 9.-13. April 2013, Los Angeles, USA.

2012

  • Do Cooperative R&D Subsidies Stimulate Regional Innovation Efficiency? Evidence from Germany. Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics, 18.-19.10.2012, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Forschungsförderung, Kooperationsnetzwerke und Innovationserfolg. Niedersächsisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, 16.10.2012, Hannover, Germany.
  • The co-evolution of proximities: A network level study on subsidized R&D cooperation in Germany. Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). 24.-28. 2 2012, New York, USA.
  • Do Cooperative R&D Subsidies Stimulate Regional Innovation Efficiency? Evidence from Germany. Centre for Regional and Innovation Economics – Universität Bremen. 14.2.2012, Bremen, Germany.
  • The cognitive and geographical composition of ego-networks of firms – and how they impact on their innovation performance. Geography of Innovation, Saint Etienne, 26.1.2012-28.1.2012, France..

2011

  • Do cooperative R&D subsidies stimulate regional innovation efficiency? Evidence from Germany. 11. Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie. 28.-30. 4. 2011, Rauischholzhausen, Germany.
  • Do Cooperative R&D Subsidies Stimulate Regional Innovation Efficiency? Evidence from Germany. DIME – final conference, 6.-8. 4. 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands.

2010

  • The importance of R&D subsidies for regional innovation efficiency – A conditional frontier approach. ERSA Congress, 19.-20. 8. 2010, Jönköping, Sweden.
  • Regional levels of cooperativeness and innovation efficiency. NORSA Congress, 20.-23. 6. 2010, Seinäjoki, Finland.
  • Aviation, Space or Aerospace? Exploring two industries’ knowledge networks. Workshop: “Knowledge Networking & Regional Development”, 27.-28. 5. 2010, Delft, Netherlands.

2009

  • Knowledge networks in the Dutch aviation industry: the proximity paradox. The 4th International 
Seminar on Regional Innovation Policies, 15.-16. 10. 2009, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Knowledge networks in the Dutch aviation industry – The proximity paradox. 1st International NPR Workshop “Networks, power and relations at the regional / international level: global governance in science, politics, and economics”, 16.-17. 9. 2009, Milano, Italy.
  • Does money buy innovation? The impact of public funding and public technological infrastructure on regional innovation performance and R&D employment growth. EMAEE “Evolution, Behavior and Organizations”, 21.-23. 5. 2009, Jena, Germany.

2008

  • Does money buy innovation? The impact of policy on regional innovation activities. DIME Workshop “Local and sectoral systems of innovations – Policy measures and possibilities”. 19.-21. November 2008, Marburg, Germany.
  • The bright and dark side of cooperation for regional innovation performance. The 25th DRUID Celebration Conference, 17.-20. June 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • The Bright And Dark Side Of Cooperation For Regional Innovation Performance. 3rd Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting, 13-14. June 2008, Mannheim, Germany.
  • The bright and dark side of cooperation for regional innovation performance. DIME Workshop “Local and sectoral systems of innovations – Interdependencies and their development patterns over time”, 21-23. May, 2008 Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • The bright and dark side of cooperation for regional innovation performance. 1st DIME Scientific Conference, 7.-9.April 2008, Strasbourg, France.

2007

  • Jacobs vs. Marshall – The influence of externalities on regional innovation performance. Workshop: “Regional technological and industrial trajectories – Theoretical background and empirical observations“, 28.-30. September 2007, Jena, Germany.
  • Measuring regional innovativeness – methodological aspects and an application to the German electrics industry. 5th International EMAEE Conference on Innovation, 16.-19. May 2007, Manchester, UK.
  • Measuring Regional Innovativeness – Methodological Aspects and an Application to the German Electrics Industry. Workshop on “Agglomeration and Growth in Knowledge-Based Societies”, 20.-21. April 2007, Kiel, Germany.
  • The regional dimension of knowledge transfer – a behavior approach. DIME-Workshop “Interdependencies of interactions in local and sectoral innovation systems “, 23. March 2007, Jena, Germany.
  • Identifying innovative regions: an application of a Data Envelopment Analysis to German Regions. DRUID- DIME Academy Winter. 25.-27. January 2007, Aalborg, Denmark.

2006

  • Exploring the innovation performance of German regions: An application of a Data Envelopment Analysis on the Instruments industry. Workshop on micro and macro data. 5.-7. June 2006. Volterra, Italy.

2005

  • Die räumliche Dimension des Wissenstransfers und eine kritische Distanz. Workshops “Regional Innovativeness – Mechanisms of Knowledge Flows and Accumulation”, 23-25. September, 2005, Jena, Germany.
  • Factors of regional innovativeness – an empirical analysis of German patents for five industries. DRUID -DIME Academy Winter. 27.-29. January 2005, Aalborg, Denmark.