Dietmar Harhoff

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Dietmar Harhoff

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Dietmar Harhoff is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the LMU Munich. His research focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and industrial economics. He has served in advisory functions to private and public organizations. From 2007 to 2019, he was Chairman of the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI). In 2019, he was appointed chair of the Commission for the establishment of the Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation (SPRIND), and is now member of the supervisory board. He is elected member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BAdW).
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