• Professur Innovationsmanagement und Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the website of the Chair of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (IME)


Information on the effects of the Corona crisis

The IME team is currently working on the preparation of the courses for the summer semester 2020: Technology Management, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Thinking will take place despite the current situation, possibly in a modified form as online courses. Therefore, we ask you to register for the courses on PULS as usual from April 01. Please update yourself on a regular basis about short-term changes of the courses on our homepage in the study section. Please also use the website of the University of Potsdam for information on the current situation and general information about your studies.

Update: Due to the current situation, the official registration period for classes of the University of Potsdam has been postponed to 20.04.2020 - 10.05.2020. In order to give you and us planning security, we ask you to register for all IME master courses from 01.04.2020 on via our homepage.  All master students who want to participate in the courses Entrepreneurship and Technology Management are kindly requested to use the registration forms in the study area. Especially for the participant restricted course Entrepreneurship the time of registration is decisive for the allocation of places. 

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No supervision of final theses this summer term

Due to the temporary substitution of the IME chair, no thesis supervision will be offered in summer term 2020.

Course information for the summer semester 2020

Course information for the summer semester 2020

Information on the course offer by the IME Chair for the summer term 2020 are now available online. Please note that the number of participants for the course Entrepreneurship is limited this term.

Leon Rasztar

New student research assistant joins the IME team

We would like to welcome Leon Rasztar as our new student research assistant at IME! Leon will support the team in teaching bachelor students in entrepreneurial thinking.

New research assistant joins the IME team

New research assistant joins the IME team

We would like to welcome Lea Daniel as a new research assistant at IME! Lea will support Professor Groeger in teaching Entrepreneurship.

Final Pitches der Studierenden im Kurs Unternehmensgründung
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Students present their final pitches in the business formation class

Students present their business concepts in the final pitch round as part of the business formation course. Once more our guests from Potsdam Transfer gave feedback. We also welcomed Business Angel lawyer Friederich as an expert. Following the pitches, Mr. Friedrich gave an inspiring and very informative guest lecture on legal aspects of business formation.

Final Pitches der Studierenden im Kurs Unternehmensgründung
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IME-Students at SAP
Photo: Simon Laslo

Innovation Management Master students visit the SAP Innovation Center Potsdam

IME Master students visit the SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam and gain fascinating insights on the SAP Innovation Center Network und the SAP Accelerator Programm SAP.io. Afterwards, students got the chance to tour the building.

IME-Students at SAP
Photo: Simon Laslo
Guest Lecture with Jan Schmiedgen
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Guest Lecture with Jan Schmiedgen, HPDTRP Research Fellow and Managing Partner @co:dify Group

On 14.01.2020, Jan Schmiedgen gave an enlightening guest lecture on “Service-Dominant Logic” for master students of the innovation management course. The HPDTRP research fellow and managing partner of co:dify talked about his research and his passion for ‘putting on the design lenses’.

Guest Lecture with Jan Schmiedgen
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Antony Jay,

„The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.“

Antony Jay,

„The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.“