Hans Berends

Head of the Committee
VU Amsterdam


Hans Berends is Professor of Innovation and Organization at the Knowledge, Information and Innovation Research Group, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, VU University Amsterdam. He is an organization scientist with a background in philosophy and industrial engineering, and received a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology for a dissertation on knowledge sharing in industrial research. His research interests concern processes and practices of innovation, digital innovation, organizational learning, and interorganizational collaboration. His work has been published in leading journals including Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. Research Interests
  • Innovation processes
  • Collaborative innovation
  • Digital innovation
  • Organizational learning
  • Process research
  • Technology & Innovation (bachelor)
  • Business Research Methods (bachelor)
  • Technology & Innovation Processes (master)
  • Knowledge & Innovation Networks (parttime master)
  • Process Research Methods (PhD level)
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