Anja Leckel

Anja Leckel
RWTH Aachen University · Institute for Technology and Innovation Management

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Introduction
Anja Leckel is a research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) at RWTH Aachen University. Her research focuses on the platform design and governance structures of open innovation platforms and the role of innovation intermediaries to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange.

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Publications (8)
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Distant search has evolved from the open innovation literature as an efficient mechanism to access external knowledge from heterogeneous fields of expertise. Despite its popularity and proven benefits, companies face multiple barriers to benefitting from distant search. In this study, we explore a local open innovation approach in which the spatial...
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Cooperation between different supply chain partners and an inter-company data exchange are essential success factors for companies in complex networks. A lack of data exchange and resulting information deficits, on the other hand, cause problems in supply chains. The degree of openness between companies is significantly influenced by the level of t...
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In this study, we draw on social capital theory to address the challenge of open innovation (OI) platforms to establish sustained knowledge exchange between platform participants by overcoming the fear of being exploited and the inherent lack of trust in a rather anonymous setting. Social capital theory provides a comprehensive framework for examin...
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Our study focuses on how public policy can effectively increase collaboration for innovation among firms, entrepreneurs, research institutions and the public sector in a way that is easily accessible and beneficial for SMEs. In recommending Local Open Innovation (LOI), this paper helps to shape regional innovation policies by strengthening regional...

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