• Fibigerstræde 11, 120

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

  • Fibigerstræde 11, 120

    9220 Aalborg Ø

    Denmark

19952020

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Research profile

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 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 four 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, Journal of Technology Transfer, 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 a member of the Academic Council at Faculty of Social Sciences (elected) 2020-2024

He is a former member of the PhD. council at Doctoral School of Social Sciences (2011-15 and 2017-2020); former head of the PhD. program at the Department of Business and Management (2011-15 and 2017-2020) and former member of the Academic Council at Faculty of Social Sciences  (2008-2016) as well as 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

Research Output

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., 1 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Technology Transfer.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 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

  • Environmental innovations in the Nordic countries: the role of employees with green skills

    Østergaard, C. R., Holm, J. R., Iversen, E., Schubert, T., Skålholt, A., Sotarauta, M. & Saarivirta, T., Apr 2019.

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

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

    Holm, J. R., Timmermans, B., Østergaard, C. R., Coad, A., Grassano, N. & Vezzani, A., 29 Nov 2019, Seville, Spain: European Commission, 2019: JRC Working Papers on Corporate R&D and Innovation, 24 p.

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    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.

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    Activities

    Grønne Innovationer i virksomheder

    Christian Richter Østergaard (Lecturer)

    26 Nov 2019

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

    Din virksomheds succes gennem dit valg af medarbejdere

    Christian Richter Østergaard (Lecturer)

    15 Nov 2019

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

    Ph.d. vejlederkursus Aalborg 2019

    Kristian Nielsen (Participant), & Christian Richter Østergaard (Participant)

    14 Nov 201928 Nov 2019

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

    IKE – research agenda on Industrial Dynamics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Christian Richter Østergaard (Lecturer)

    11 Nov 2019

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

    RUNIN Training Week in Linköping

    Ina Drejer (Participant), & Christian Richter Østergaard (Participant)

    9 Sep 201913 Sep 2019

    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