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Christian R. Østergaard is Professor of Innovation and Regional Industrial Dynamics at the Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University, Denmark. He holds a M.Sc. (2001) in Industrial Economics and Ph.D. (2005) in Innovation, Knowledge and Economic Dynamics from Aalborg University.

He is head of the IKE (Innovation, Knowledge and Economic dynamics) research group (see ike.aau.dk)

He is member of DRUID Executive Committee as the head of the DRUID Academy. (see druid.dk)

His current research activities focus on topics related to innovation and regional industrial dynamics, such as the link between employee diversity, regional diversity and innovation; university-industry interaction; interfirm collaboration on innovation; the evolution and resilience of industries and regional industrial clusters.

Currently, he participates in three large-scale research projects: RUNIN - a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Innovative TrainingNetwork; DIRECTLY - a project funded by Innovation Fund Denmark; ReDy - funded by the Obel Foundation and GONST - a project funded by Nordic Cooperation. He has participated in several externally funded European and Danish research projects.

His research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals, such as Research Policy, Regional Studies, Industry and Innovation, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics; Journal of Technology and Engineering Management; European Urban and Regional Studies. He has also published several book chapters in edited volumes.

He has been an expert reviewer for the National Science Foundation (NSF) US (2009), the Research Council of Norway (2011;2013;2016), the European Commission (2014), The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) (2014), and the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)(2015).

He is reviewer for journals, such as Research Policy, Industry and Innovation, Regional Studies, European Urban and Regional Studies, European Planning Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Industrial and Corporate Change, Economic Geography, Journal of Economic Geography

He is member of the PhD. council at Doctoral School of Social Sciences (elected) and head of the the PhD. program at the Department of Business and Management.

He is a former member of the Academic Council at Faculty of Social Sciences  (2008-2016) and former member of the Department Council for Department of Business and Management (2012-2016).

Keywords

  • Political Economy
  • Innovation Economics
  • International economics
  • Business Economics and Trade
  • Innovation
  • Management and Organization
  • Innovation Management

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Projects 1995 2021

Research Output 2001 2019

A preliminary analysis of main barriers to implement collaborative freight transportation using a DEMATEL method

Mostafa, A. K. A., Reinau, K. H., Daina, N., Luan, J., Østergaard, C. R. & Preisler, U., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Logistics and Transport (IEEE ICALT 2019).

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review

Labor mobility from R&D-intensive multinational companies: Implications for knowledge and technology transfer

Holm, J. R., Timmermans, B., Østergaard, C. R., Coad, A., Grassano, N. & Vezzani, A., Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalPaper without publisher/journalResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Supplier value creation configurations in high-cost countries

Andersen, P. H., Drejer, I., Østergaard, C. R., Søberg, P. V. & Wæhrens, B. V., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Suppliers
Costs
Value creation
Competitiveness
Customer relationship

The Geographic Distribution of Skills and Environmentally Innovative Firms in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

Østergaard, C. R., Holm, J. R., Iversen, E., Schubert, T., Skålholt, A., Sotarauta, M., Saarivirta, T. & Suvinen, N., 2019, 75 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch

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Green skills and environmental innovations in the Nordic countries

Østergaard, C. R., Holm, J. R., Iversen, E., Schubert, T., Skålholt, A. & Sotarauta, M., 11 Oct 2018. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

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Activities 2005 2019

GONST Yearly Meeting 2019

Christian Richter Østergaard (Participant), Jacob Rubæk Holm (Participant)
4 Mar 20195 Mar 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

DRUID Academy 2019

Christian Richter Østergaard (Participant)
16 Jan 201918 Jan 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

RUNIN Impact training week

Ina Drejer (Organizer), Christian Richter Østergaard (Organizer)
20 Nov 201823 Nov 2018

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

Innovationsledelse

Christian Richter Østergaard (Lecturer)
12 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

How can research have an impact on regional innovation policy? Workshop co-organized by Aalborg University and DEA

Ina Drejer (Organizer), Christian Richter Østergaard (Organizer), Maria Theresa Norn (Organizer)
9 Nov 2018

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses, or seminars

Press / Media

SDU-forsker er med i national analysegruppe

Christian Richter Østergaard

27/03/2019

2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Udnævnt til professor på AAU

Christian Richter Østergaard

07/05/2017

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media