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Imperial College Business School
Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Summary

Markus is head of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Department and academic director of Imperial''s Enterprise Lab. He is also the academic director of the Entrepreneurial Journey, Imperial College Business School''s experiential start-up programme across all on-site MBA programmes. 

In his research, Markus focuses on science-based organizations and science-based entrepreneurship. He has a particular interest in the interface between the world of academic science and industry, and special hybrid organizations that can bridge both worlds. For instance, he studies how intermediary organizations, such as consortia, can help bring together basic science and the pharmaceutical industry to discover new drugs, and how university-industry centres can sucessfully operate between science and business. 

Markus welcomes PhD applications in the areas of organization theory, science organization & business, and university-industry relations. Click here for more information on his research. 

Markus has collaborated with organizations including GlaxoSmithKline, Syngenta, Shell, Rolls Royce and Imperial Innovations. He was previously head of innovation at start-up firm Greychip. Markus has a PhD in Sociology from Lancaster University, and joined Imperial in 2008. 

Markus has published numerous articles in journals including Research Policy, Organization Science, and MIT Sloan Management Review. He is Editor in Chief of Innovation: Organization & Management, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies.

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