prof.dr. (Vareska) VJA van de Vrande

Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing

Full Professor RSM - Rotterdam School of Management Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
vvrande@rsm.nl

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Vareska van de Vrande is Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Vareska joined RSM in 2007 after completing a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science at the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Vareska's expertise focuses on the areas of corporate venturing and collaborative innovation, including external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Other research interests include (corporate) entrepreneurship, patents, and venture capital. She has published articles in leading academic journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of…

Vareska van de Vrande is Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Vareska joined RSM in 2007 after completing a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science at the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Vareska's expertise focuses on the areas of corporate venturing and collaborative innovation, including external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Other research interests include (corporate) entrepreneurship, patents, and venture capital. She has published articles in leading academic journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Product Innovation Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and the Journal of Business Venturing. At RSM, Vareska teaches courses and modules in Strategic Management and Corporate Venturing at different levels.

In addition, Vareska is also the director of the Part-time PhD Programme in Management at RSM, a visiting professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, the founder of two web-portals on open innovation (www.openinnovatie.nl and www.openinnovation.eu), and a certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY facilitator.

  • EPFL

    Start date approval
    Jan/2017
    End date approval
    Dec/2019
    Place
    LAUSANNE, ZWITSERLAND

    RSM BV

    Start date approval
    Jan/2017
    End date approval
    Dec/2019
    Place
    ROTTERDAM

    OpenInnovation.eu

    Start date approval
    Dec/2018
    End date approval
    Nov/2021
    Place
    UTRECHT
    Description
    lezingen en workshops

    Fun2target

    Start date approval
    Dec/2018
    End date approval
    Nov/2021
    Place
    UTRECHT
    Description
    LSP workshops
  • Corporate Venturing

    Title
    Corporate Venturing
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (master)

    New Business: Innovation & Entrepreneurs

    Title
    New Business: Innovation & Entrepreneurs
    Year
    2018

    NIE1, New Business: I & E

    Title
    NIE1, New Business: I & E
    Year
    2018

    NIE2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminar

    Title
    NIE2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminar
    Year
    2018
    • Yanze Zhang

      Corporate governance and non-market strategy

    • Mingqi Li

      Mergers and Acquisitions by Chinese Firms in Europe

    • Jitse Duijsters

      Capturing the Strategic Value of Corporate Venturing

    • Jitse Duijsters

      Capturing the Strategic Value of Corporate Venturing

    • In Pursuit of Supplier Knowledge: Leveraging capabilities and dividing responsibilities in product and service contexts

      Robert Suurmond

      In Pursuit of Supplier Knowledge: Leveraging capabilities and dividing responsibilities in product and service contexts

    • Innovation, Status, and Networks

      Pengfei Wang

      Innovation, Status, and Networks

    • Jasper Heeren

      Project Jasper Heeren

  • Full Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
    Department
    Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship

    Academic Director Parttime PhD Programme

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Rotterdam School of Management

    Research Fellow

    University
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
    School
    College du Management
    Department
    Corporate Strategy and Innovation

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam