Judith Terstriep (Economist) studied economics at the University Duisburg-Essen with a focus «Marketing» and «Planning & Organisation». She graduated in 1998 as a «Master of Business Economics» including her diploma thesis on the «Markt Potential of Voice over IP in Germany».
Since March 2002, she has been working as researcher at the department «Innovation, Space & Culture» at the Institute for Work and Technology. Her primary research interests involve the interplay of innovation, (social) relations and knowledge from the perspective of innovation, management and spatial theory.
- Regional development & innovation strategies (including transnational action plans)
- Smart Specialisation
- Social innovation and its economic underpinnings
- Networks, cluster, cluster management & the micro-foundation of clusters
- Sector/regional analyses, benchmarking, evaluation
- Coordination of European joint projects
In her ongoing PhD thesis, she studies cluster effects on firms’ innovativeness and performance. The work is being supervised Prof. Dr. Christian Lüthje (Institute for Marketing and Innovation at the TU Hamburg-Harburg) and PD Dr. Dieter Rehfeld.
- Anschubfinanzierung zur Beantragung von EU-Fördermitteln in den Geistes- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften - AnschubfinanzierungFP7
- Begleitende Evaluation Regionales Entwicklungskonzept (REK) für die MEO Region - MEO-REK
- Zur Bedeutung von Clustern für die Innovationsleitung und den wirtschaftlichen Erfolg von Unternehmen - INNOCLU
- CINet – Continuous Innovation Network
- TCI Research Community
- KIS-IP Horizontal Steering Group (EU)
- Project evaluator for the European Commission
- Former member of the Europe INNOVA Innovation Panel on ICTs