Rolf Schrömgens Professorship
in Entrepreneurship and
Technology Transfer

Overview

Supporters

  • Rolf Schrömgens
  • Association of Friends of HHL

Academic Group

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Professor

Prof. Dr. Vivek Velamuri

Research Associates

  • Susanne Pankov
  • James Downs, Weni Zhou (both external)

Research Areas

  • Business models
  • Business model innovation
  • Managerial cognition
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Open innovation

Courses

  • Business Design & Business Plan Seminar
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Scientific Writing and Publishing
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Network

  • Chair of Information Systems I – Innovation & Value Creation, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Dr. Bernhard Doll, Orange Hills
  • German Biomass Research Center (DBFZ)
  • European Academy of Management (EURAM)
  • Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy
  • HTWK Leipzig (University of Applied Sciences)
  • Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification (IOM)
  • Leipzig Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer
  • Peter Pribilla Foundation
  • Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM)
Rolf Schrömgens
Sponsor of the Professorship in Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, Co-Founder and CEO trivago, HHL alumnus,

My success story as an entrepreneur started at HHL, where I met people with the same passion for bringing ideas into life.

 

What we do

The overriding goal of the Rolf Schrömgens Professorship in Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer is to promote entrepreneurship in the region of Leipzig and beyond. The philosophy of the professorship aims at three distinct goals:

Teaching:
Provide interactive and dynamic lectures where the necessary tools are presented so students can further develop their interests in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation

Research:
Conduct and publish research on topics that are relevant to industry

Transfer:
Act as an enabler and promoter of entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the region and beyond