Marcel Bogers is a Full Professor of Open & Collaborative Innovation at the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing (ITEM) group at the Department of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences (IE&IS) of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He is also an Affiliated Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Department of Food and Resource Economics at the Faculty of Science of the University of Copenhagen as well as a Garwood Research Fellow at the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business of the University of California, Berkeley. His main interests center on the design, organization and management of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. More specifically, his research explores openness and participation in innovation and entrepreneurial processes within, outside and between organizations. In this context, he has studied issues such as open innovation, business models, family businesses, users as innovators, collaborative prototyping, improvisation, and university-industry collaboration.

Marcel Bogers obtained a combined B.Sc and M.Sc. in Technology and Society from Eindhoven University of Technology (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven) and a Ph.D. in Management of Technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). He was previously employed at the Mads Clausen Institute at the University of Southern Denmark and the Department of Food and Resource Economics and the University of Copenhagen, and he held visiting positions at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Trento. He has also been a guest lecturer for various programs, such as Politecnico di Milano, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and the Lab for Open Innovation in Science (LOIS).

Marcel Bogers has received honors that highlight excellence in research, teaching and outreach, and he has been an invited speaker at various academic and corporate events around the globe. His honors include the Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher recognition, Most Cited and Most Read Article in journals as Journal of Product Innovation Management, California Management Review and Industry & Innovation, several Best Paper Proceedings listings at the Academy of Management, Finalist for the Best Dissertation Awards of the ISPIM, DRUID and the TIM Division at the Academy of Management, a Best Teacher Award at the University of Southern Denmark, recognition as Top Professor on Twitter, most followed scientist in the Greater Copenhagen area and Denmark, and the SCIENCE Dissemination Award from the Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen.

During the recent years, he has attracted funding as principle investigator (PI), co-PI and project partner for his research from a variety of sources, including the Novo Nordisk Foundation, the Carlsberg Foundation, the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, and the European Commission. He has also engaged in contract research for the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark.

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