Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter

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Innovation Management and Sustainability

1. Challenge4Impact Forum: Co-Innovation in Challenge-based Learning

Registration is open!

We are pleased to present the program for the 1st Challenge4Impact Forum!  Registration for participation is now open via the Eventbrite platform.

Save the Date! First Challenge4Impact Forum: Co-Innovation in Challenge-based Learning

26. April 2024 09:30-12:30 CET, online

Are you a university teacher for Sustainable Entrepreneurship? Are you familiar with the concept of challenge-based learning and perhaps already have experience in implementing co-innovations between students and companies? How about conducting these teaching-learning formats online with international partners? Interested to learn more?

Then make a note of 26 April 2024 in your calendar! 

At the 1st Challenge4Impact Forum, we will present the results of our work and discuss them with you how to organize, support and measure the impact of international student-business challenges.

New Article: How the interplay between innovation ecosystems and market contingency factors impacts startup innovation

Article from Prof. Dr. Klaus Fichter in "Technology in Society"

The article provides new insights in the field of innovation ecosystems by analyzing the interplay between the factors of market contingency (pace of technological change, unpredictability of demand and profitability of the market) and participation in innovation ecosystems in relation to the technological and business model innovativeness of start-ups.

The article was published in the international journal "Technology in Society".

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Latest Publications

Fichter, K., Lüdeke-Freund, F., Schaltegger, S., & Schillebeeckx, S. J. (2022). Sustainability impact assessment of new ventures: An emerging field of research. Journal of Cleaner Production, 384 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.135452

K. Fichter und K. Hurrelmann, "Sustainability-oriented business incubation: framing and supporting sustainable entrepreneurship," in Handbook of Research on Business and Technology Incubation and Acceleration, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021, pp. 478-495. doi.org/10.4337/9781788974783.00038

Fichter, K. & Tiemann, I. (2020): Impacts of promoting sustainable entrepreneurship in generic business plan competitions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 267 (2020). doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122076

Wagner, M., Schaltegger, S., Hansen, E.G.; Fichter, K. (2019). University-linked programmes for sustainable entrepreneurship and regional development: how and with what impact? Small Business Economics (2019). doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00280-4

Volkmann, C., Fichter, K., Klofsten, M. et al. (2019). Sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: an emerging field of research. Small Business Economics (2019). doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00253-7 

Clausen, J. & Fichter, K. (2019). The diffusion of environmental product and service innovations: Driving and inhibiting factors. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 31 (2019), 64-95.  doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2019.01.003

Tiemann, I.; Fichter, K. & Geier, J. (2018). University support systems for sustainable entrepreneurship: insights from explorative case studies. in: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.  Vol. 10, No. 2, 2018; DOI: 10.1504/IJEV.2018.090983

Breuer, H.; Fichter, K.; Lüdeke-Freund, F. & Tiemann, I. (2018). Sustainability-oriented Business Model Development: Principles, Criteria, and Tools. in: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.  Vol. 10, No. 2, 2018; DOI: 10.1504/IJEV.2018.10008388

K. Fichter & I. Tiemann (2017): Factors influencing university support for sustainable entrepreneurship: Insights from explorative case studies. in: Journal of Cleaner Production, 175 (2018), 512 - 524.

N. Bank, K. Fichter & M. Klofsten (2017): Sustainability-profiled incubators and securing the inflow of tenants - the case of Green Garage Berlin. in: Journal of Cleaner Production, 157 (2017), 76-83.

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