dr. T.G. Schweisfurth (Tim)

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Tim G. Schweisfurth is an Associate Professor in High-Tech Business at the University of Twente. Before joining UT, he was an Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Southern Denmark. He received his venia legendi from TUM and his Phd from TUHH. His research focuses on 1) data and technology-driven innovation, 2) idea generation and evaluation systems, and 3) distributed and collaborative innovation. In research and consulting he has worked with companies such as Siemens, Osram, Audi, EWE, Mammut, Panasonic, and others. His research has been published in Research Policy, R&D Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, and other outlets.


Schweisfurth, T., Stockstrom, C., & Raasch, C. (2020). Individuals' knowledge and their explorative and exploitative behaviors. In R. Tiwari, & S. Buse (Eds.), Managing Innovation in a Global and Digital World (pp. 183-203). Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-27241-8_13
Schweisfurth, T., Raasch, C., & Greul, A. (2019). The role of ownership in serial idea submissions. Abstract from 20th International CINet Conference 2019, Odense, Denmark.
Schweisfurth, T., Raasch, C., & Herstatt, C. (2019). A typology of user innovation: 20th International CINet Conference. Continuous Innovation Network.
Zaggl, M. , Schweisfurth, T., Schoettl, C., & Raasch, C. (2018). Hierarchical Distance and Idea Evaluation in Enterprise Crowdfunding. In ICIS 2018 proceedings
Herstatt, C. , Schweisfurth, T., & Raasch, C. (2016). When passion meets profession: How Embedded Lead Users contribute to corporate innovation. In K. Lakhani, & D. Harhoff (Eds.), Revolutionizing innovation: Users, Communities, and Open Innovation (pp. 397-420). MIT Press. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9439.003.0026

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