DRUID Conference on Innovation, Strategy, and Structure

DRUID 2011 intends to map theoretical, empirical and methodological advances, contribute with novel insights and stimulate a lively debate about how technologies, economic systems and organizations evolve and co-evolve. DRUID 2011 will bring together researchers from around the world to exchange research results and to address open issues. Both senior and junior scholars are invited to participate and contribute with a paper to the conference. Deadline February 28, 2011.

The parallel paper sessions will be organized around the following broad themes:

A. Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Market Formation
B. Strategy, Organization, and Innovation
C. Innovations across Firms: Projects, Networks, and Ecologies
D. Industry Dynamics and Institutional Change
E. Profiting from Innovation, Intellectual Property Rights
F. Clusters, Regions, and Growth
G. System Approaches to Innovation, Sectors and Business
H. Economic Development, Growth, and Innovation
I. Policy and Public-Private Interaction

Paper submission Scholars who wish to present their research at the conference must upload a full paper (in PDF) not exceeding 10.000 words through the conference website http://www.druid.dk/DRUID2011 no later than February 28, 2011. Only novel and previously unpublished research is eligible for presentation. All submissions will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers working independently of each other. The reviewers will consider the novelty, academic quality and the paper’s relation to the theme of the conference. The decision of paper acceptance will be given before April 20, 2011. No review or comments will be offered to the author or authors to supplement the decision. Papers not accepted for oral presentation at the conference may be accepted for presentation in a poster session. Authors of accepted papers must pay the conference fee before May 1, or their paper will automatically be removed and will NOT be included in the conference program for oral presentation. Revised versions of accepted papers or posters may be uploaded until June 1, 2011.



About timpohlmann

Tim Pohlmann is a post-doctoral researcher in economics at Mines ParisTech and Berlin Institute of Technology. He specializes in the economic analysis of markets for technology. He earned his doctoral degree with the highest distinctions in August 2012 from the Berlin Institute of Technology with a dissertation on patenting and coordination in ICT standardization. Tim’s research covers the empirical analysis of the trade of patents, patent trolls, standardization consortia and patent pools. He has presented his work at a large number of international conferences. Tim has been actively involved in preparing studies for the European Commission and the German Federal Government on the role of patents in technological standardization and business models in Open Source Software. Doctoral Thesis SSRN author page
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