Ph.Ds & Projects

Currently supervised Ph.Ds

  • Christoph Rösler: The structure and evolution of subsidized R&D collaboration networks
  • Nirosha Nadeeshani Silva: The impact of R&D on Sri Lanka’s Agriculture sector development
  • Milad Abbasiharofteh: Co-evolution of knowledge networks and industries: an evolutionary approach
  • Lars Mewes: The technological diversification of German regions
  • Marcel Bednarz: Knowledge diffusion and networks
  • Louis Knüpling: Technological spaces and radical innovation

Current projects

Regional technological paths and knowledge relatedness in Germany – empirical measurement and regional relevance
Researcher: Lars Mewes
Duration: 2016 – 2019
Funded by: The Lower Saxon Ministry of Science and Culture

Technological spaces – Evolution, potential, and political implications
Researcher: Louis Knüpling
Duration: 2018 – 2021
Funded by: The Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Completed projects

The embedding of Lower Saxon organizations and regions in funded R & D collaboration networks – A quantitative-empirical analysis of the integration of knowledge networks, gatekeepers, and the role of different types of proximity
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Javier Revilla Diez, Juniorprof. Dr. Tom Brökel
Researcher: Christoph Rösler, Wladimir Müller
Duration: 2013 – 2015
Funded by: The Lower Saxon Ministry of Science and Culture