Presentations

2022

  1. The spatial diffusion of simple and complex technologies, ANET Lab Webinar, Budapest, Hungary, online presentation, 25.03.2022
  2. The spatial diffusion of simple and complex technologies, Regions in Recovery Festival 21, online presentation, 24.03.2022

2021

  1. The Geography of Innovation News, Jena Economic Research Seminar Wintersemester 2021/22, online presentation, 17.11.2021
  2. The spatial diffusion of simple and complex technologies, GSSI Webinar, Italy, online presentation, 28.10.2021
  3. R&D subsidies – What is “left” to be explored?, COSPIN Workshop, online presentation, 28.10.2021
  4. The regional dimension of news, 60th ERSA Annual Congress, Virtual Edition, 28.08.21
  5. Did you see the news? Linking local news and regional development, 60th ERSA Annual Congress, Virtual Edition (keynote), 24.08.2021
  6. Diversity, Complexity or Relatedness of Occupations – What Drives Industrial and Regional Development?, Annual Meeting of the German Section of the Regional Science Association (GfR), online presentation 2.7.2021
  7. The relationship of skill-complexity, diversity, and relatedness with regional growth, Regions in Recovery festival, online presentation ,11.06.2021
  8. Technological complexity and economic growth, Complexity Science Hub Vienna, online presentation, 07.05.2021
  9. The geography of innovation and technology news – An empirical study of the German news media, online presentation, 27.04.2021, University of Bremen, Germany
  10. The relationship of skill-complexity, diversity, and relatedness with regional growth, invited seminar, 14.04.2021, WIFO Research Seminar, online presentation

2020

  1. The long-term evolution of technological complexity and its relation with economic growth, Geography of Innovation Conference, 20.01.2020, University of Stavanger, Norway
  2. On the use of the network perspective in the evaluation of knowledge spaces, online presentation, 05.05.2020.

2019

  1. The long-term evolution of technological complexity and its relation with economic growth, invited presentation, 26.11.2019, University of Bremen, Germany
  2. Wissensaustausch, Nähe & F&E-Politik, invited presentation and panel discussion at Workshop „Wie (viel) Wissen fließt?“, 11.10.2019, Berlin, Germany
  3. 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
  4. The geography of sentiments towards artificial intelligence in the German media, Artificial Intelligence – Between Panacea and Skynet, 27.09.2019, Bremen, Germany
  5. Regionale Nachrichten – Bestimmt das Wo das Was und das Wie?, 15. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie, 26.4.2019, Rauischholzhausen, Germany
  6. Technological complexity and regional economic growth, Invited presentation at Florence University, 4.2.2019, Florence, Italy

2018

  1. Using structural diversity to measure the complexity of technologies, 17.12.2018, Fifth International Workshop on Inter-industry Relatedness, Den Haag, The Netherlands
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. The geography of complex knowledge and its importance for economic growth, 6.7.2018, Bremen Workshop on Radical Innovation and (Regional) Growth, Bremen, Germany
  5. Evolutionary Economic Geography and Smart Specialisation, 23.5.2018, MAPS-LED Symposium, Reggio Calabria, Italy
  6. A new approach of measuring the complexity of technologies, 1.2.2018, Geography of Innovation, Barcelona, Spain

2017

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

2016

  1. The impact of subsidised R&D networks on inter-regional knowledge diffusion, AQR Workshop, Barcelona, 27.10.2016
  2. Social Network analysis in Regional Science (Keynote), Territorial Statistics Conference, 28.9.2016, Szeged, Hungary
  3. Reactive or proactive? Evaluating R&D subsidies in the context of regional branching, ERSA, 25.08.2016, Vienna, Austria
  4. Gone with the wind? The impact of wind turbines on tourism demand, ERSA, 24.08.2016, Vienna, Austria
  5. Evolutionsökonomik – Wie das Gestern das Heute prägt (Keynote), Forum für Politik und Kultur e.V. 01.07.2016, Hannover, Deutschland
  6. Measuring technology complexity – a network approach, Seminar on Evolutionary Economic Geography, 10.3.2016, Utrecht, Niederlande
  7. 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
  8. Measuring the complexity of technologies – a network approach, Seminar on Economic Geography, 10.3.2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  9. The technological diversification of regions – path dependencies, regional branching and R&D policy, 3rd Geography of Innovation, 28.01.2016, Toulouse, France

2015

  1. 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
  2. Germany’s industrial knowledge space – regional dynamics and the role of policy, EVO-Jahrestreffen, 24.-26.9.2015, Marburg, Germany
  3. Subsidization of joint R&D, related variety, and regional innovation performance, Jahrestagung des Verein für Socialpolitik, 2015, 6.-9.09.2015, Münster, Germany
  4. A taxonomy of knowledge networks (invited presentation), 5th International Workshop on Social Network Analysis (ARS’15), 29.-30.4.2015, Anacapri, Italy
  5. Windkraftanlagen und Tourismus – Koexistenz oder Verspargelung?, 13. Rauischholzhausener Symposium zur Wirtschaftsgeographie, 23.-25.4.2015, Rauischholzhausen, Germany
  6. 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

  1. Exploring the industrial knowledge space – structures and evolutionary dynamics in German regions, ENIC Workshop, 13.-14.11.2014, Halle, Germany
  2. The characteristics of critical links in knowledge networks, 15th International Schumpeter Society Conference, 27.-29.7.2014, Jena, Germany
  3. R&D policy and networks of subsidized R&D collaboration, Volkswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium (invited presentation), 9.07.2014, Kassel, Germany
  4. 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
  5. Subsidization of joint R&D, related variety, and regional innovation performance, 7th Summer Conference in Regional Science, 26.-28.06.2014, Marburg, Germany
  6. Eigenschaften kritischer Links in F&E-Kooperationsnetzwerken, Dynamiken räumlicher Netzwerkstrukturen, 12.-13.06.2014, Darmstadt, Germany
  7. R&D policy design and structural characteristics of R&D collaboration networks, Geography of Innovation, 23.-25.01.2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  8. Verbundforschung, Kooperationsnetzwerke und regionale Innovativität, Ringveranstaltung der Universität Bremen „Interdisziplinäre Netzwerkforschung“, 10.01.2014, Bremen, Germany

2013

  1. R&D policy design and structural characteristics of subsidised collaboration networks, Jena Economic Research Seminar, 11.12.2013, Jena, Germany
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The innovation efficiency of German regions – a shared-input DEA approach,53rd ERSA conference,27.-31. August 2013, Palermo, Italy
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. The Co-evolution of Distance Structures within Networks – A Network Level Study. XXXIII Sunbelt conference, 23. May 2013, Hamburg, Germany.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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

  1. Do Cooperative R&D Subsidies Stimulate Regional Innovation Efficiency? Evidence from Germany. Workshop on Regional and Urban Economics, 18.-19.10.2012, Barcelona, Spain.
  2. Forschungsförderung, Kooperationsnetzwerke und Innovationserfolg. Niedersächsisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, 16.10.2012, Hannover, Germany.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

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

2010

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

2009

  1. Knowledge networks in the Dutch aviation industry: the proximity paradox. The 4th International 
Seminar on Regional Innovation Policies, 15.-16. 10. 2009, Edinburgh, UK.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

  1. 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.
  2. The bright and dark side of cooperation for regional innovation performance. The 25th DRUID Celebration Conference, 17.-20. June 2008, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The bright and dark side of cooperation for regional innovation performance. 1st DIME Scientific Conference, 7.-9.April 2008, Strasbourg, France.

2007

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Identifying innovative regions: an application of a Data Envelopment Analysis to German Regions. DRUID- DIME Academy Winter. 25.-27. January 2007, Aalborg, Denmark.

2006

  1. 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

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