Best Paper Awards 2019
Added: Friday 20 September 2019, 13:33
A committee consisting of Harry Boer (Aalborg), Luca Gastaldi (Milan), René Chester Goduscheit (Odense), Magnus Persson (Gothenburg), Klaasjan Visscher (Twente, and former editor of Creativity and Innovation Management) and Patricia Wolf (Lucerne) selected the two best paper awards of the 20th CINet conference, hosted by the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 8-10 September 2019.
John Bessant Best Paper Award
The John Bessant Best Conference Paper Award was given to Klaasjan Visscher, Katrin Hahn and Kornelia Konrad for their paper Alignment and Positioning in Innovation Ecosystems. Exploring Strategies of Industrial Firms. The committee praised the relevance and contribution of the study and especially noted the methodological strength of the research – nearly 100 interviews, enabling the development of detailed and rich insight.
Harry Boer handing over the award to Klaasjan Visscher.
Mariano Cors Best Practical Implications Award
Jan de Vries and Arnold Hoosbeek received the Mariano Corso Best Practical Implications Award for their paper entitled Teaming in Industry 4.0 Innovation Networks. Based on four rigorously performed case studies, the paper provides valuable and new insight into the behavior of multi-company teams, and its effects on absorptive capacity and, through that, innovation capability in an Industry 4.0 context.