Christoph Grimpe is an associate professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in Denmark, and a ZEW Research Associate.

Prior to joining CBS in 2010, he worked as a senior researcher at ZEW. He holds a PhD in management from the Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) in Vallendar, Germany, and Master’s degrees in management and political science. His research is concerned with firm innovation strategies, industry-science linkages, and the strategic use of intellectual property rights.

He has published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, and Research Policy. He is affiliated with the Danish Research Unit on Industrial Dynamics (DRUID). Moreover, he is the editor-in-chief of the journal Industry and Innovation.

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