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Philipp Tuertscher is Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation and member of the Knowledge, Information, and Networks research group at the VU University Amsterdam since 2013.

He obtained his PhD at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland in 2009. After his PhD he worked as an assistant professor at the Institute for Entrepreneuship and Innovation, WU Vienna, Austria.


Philipp’s research explores organizational mechanisms and social practices for collaborative innovation in a variety of settings. Besides studying large-scale scientific collaborations at CERN, Philipp has been studying innovation processes in collaborative communities such as Linux and Wikipedia.  

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Innovation Engineering & Materials Science
Ecology Engineering & Materials Science
innovation Social Sciences
Ecosystems Engineering & Materials Science
Intellectual property Engineering & Materials Science
internet community Social Sciences
intellectual property Social Sciences
Lighting Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2008 2020

Intellectual Property Norms in Online Communities: How User-Organized Intellectual Property Regulation Supports Innovation

Bauer, J., Franke, N. & Tuertscher, P. R., 2016, In : Information Systems Research. 27, 4, p. 724-750

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Intellectual property
internet community
intellectual property

From the Process of Innovation to Innovation as Process

Garud, R., Gehman, J., Kumaraswamy, A. & Tuertscher, P. R., 2016, SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies. Langley, A. & Tsoukas, H. (eds.). London: Sage Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Business Innovation Process

Garud, R., Tuertscher, P. R. & Van de Ven, A. H., 2015, The Oxford Handbook of Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship: Multilevel Linkages. Shalley, C., Hitt, M. A. & Zhou, J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University press, p. 339-352

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Justification and Interlaced Knowledge at ATLAS, CERN

Tuertscher, P. R., Garud, R. & Kumaraswamy, A., 2014, In : Organization Science. 25, 6, p. 1579-1608

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Perspectives on Innovation Processes

Garud, R., Tuertscher, P. R. & Van de Ven, A. H., 2013, In : Academy of Management Annals. 7, 1, p. 775-819

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Innovation process

Activities 2014 2016

  • 8 Lecture / Presentation

Processes of polycentric governance in Helix Nebula

Jochem Hummel (Speaker), Hans Berends (Speaker), P.R. Tuertscher (Speaker)
21 Sep 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Processes of polycentric governance in Helix Nebula

J.T. Hummel (Speaker), J.J. Berends (Speaker), P.R. Tuertscher (Speaker)
7 Aug 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


Best Paper Award, TIM Division

J. Bauer (Recipient), N. Franke (Recipient) & Philipp Tuertscher (Recipient), 2015



Best Paper Award Finalist, TIM Division

N. Franke (Recipient), C. Lettl (Recipient), S. Roiser (Recipient) & Philipp Tuertscher (Recipient), 2014


Best Applied Conference Paper

R. Garud (Recipient), Barbara Gray (Recipient) & Philipp Tuertscher (Recipient), 2012


conflict management

Rudolf Sallinger Dissertation Award

Philipp Tuertscher (Recipient), 2009