Assistant Professorship for Technological Innovation & Management Science

Prof. Dr. Marc Lerchenmüller

Prof. Dr. Marc Lerchenmüller

Marc Lerchenmüller is Assistant Professor for Technological Innovation and Management Science at the University of Mannheim. His primary stream of research pertains to the economics of innovation. In particular, he examines how individuals' and organizations' strategic adaptation to competitive conditions influences the pathway to innovation and entrepreneurial outcomes. His second stream of research is concerned with science policy and the translation of scientific discoveries. His research has been published in outlets like the bmj, Circulation, and Research Policy and has received international attention from media like the Economist and the New York Times. Prof. Lerchenmüller is also a Research Fellow at the Yale School of Management, USA. 

Prior to his academic career, Prof. Lerchenmüller worked for the Boston Consulting Group in New York and was a co-founder of a biotechnology start-up that was successfully exited and entered into a development alliance with Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prof. Lerchenmüller holds degrees from Imperial College London, the University of Oxford, Yale University, and WHU. 


Main field of research

  • Economics of innovation
  • Technology and innovation management
  • Science policy and translational science

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