Marcel Bogers is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Copenhagen. He works at the Unit for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management at the Department of Food and Resource Economics (Faculty of Science). He is also a senior research fellow (Garwood Research Fellow) at the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business, at 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.

Prof. 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 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).

Prof. 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 Finalist for the Best Dissertation Award of the ISPIM, DRUID and the TIM Division at the Academy of Management, the Most Cited Article in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, several Best Paper Proceedings listings at the Academy of Management, a Best Teacher Award at the University of Southern Denmark, and recognition as Top Professor on Twitter.

During the recent years, he has attracted funding for his research from a variety of sources, including the Novo Nordisk Foundation, the Carlsberg Foundation, and the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation at the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. He has also engaged in contract research for the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark.

Prof. Marcel Bogers
University of Copenhagen
Department of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO)
Unit for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management
Rolighedsvej 25
1958 Frederiksberg C

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