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Chair of Innovation Management


The Chair of Innovation Management is application-oriented and tries – in intensive cooperation with companies - to gain deeper insights from corporate practice and to develop, implement, and optimize new concepts on a theoretical basis.
We publish the results of our research activities preferably in renowned international journals. At the same time, the gained knowledge is made available both to students in the context of academic teaching, and to corporate practice in mutual projects.

Research at the Chair

  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Business Models
  • Preconditions, abilities, and approaches to establish successful business model innovations, digital business models
  • Measurement and management of cognitive distance in collaborative innovations across established industry boundaries (cross-industry innovation)
  • Influence of corporate strategy and culture on the innovative performance of corporations
  • Management and balance of open versus closed innovation
Enkel, Ellen Prof Dr phil


Enkel, Ellen Prof Dr phil
Head of Dr. Manfred Bischoff Institute for Innovation Management of Airbus Group
Chair of Innovation Management
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1281
Fax:+49 7541 6009-1299
Room:Semi 0.12

Manager of the Institute

Marx, Sabine
Assistant to the Chancellor
Phone:+49 7541 6009-2120
Fax:+49 7541 6009-1199
Room:Kolon 3.05

Research Associate

Sagmeister, Veronika
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1282
Fax:+49 7541 6009-1599
Room:Semi 0.25