Prof Dr. Wim Vanhaverbeke
Prof dr Wim Vanhaverbeke is a professor in Open Innovation at the University of Hasselt and a visiting professor at ESADE Business School and the National University of Singapore. He has published in international journals such as Organization Science, Research Policy, California Management Review, and Small Business Economics. He was co-editor with Henry Chesbrough and Joel West of the books “Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm” (OUP, 2006) and “New Frontiers in Open Innovation” (OUP, 2014). “Open Innovation in SMEs” is due out in 2016. Wim collaborates with partners in universities and companies around the globe. His current research focuses on open innovation in SMEs, innovation ecosystems and open innovation practice implementation. He established the European Innovation Forum with Henry Chesbrough in 2012. The International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT) recognized him as one of the top 50 authors of technology and innovation management during 2008–12.