prof.dr. (Vareska) VJA van de Vrande

prof.dr. (Vareska) VJA van de Vrande

Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing

Full professor Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
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.

Her expertise focuses on the areas of corporate venturing and collaborative innovation, including external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, and corporate-startup collaboration. Other research interests include (corporate) entrepreneurship, patents, and venture capital. She has published articles in leading academic journals, including the Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Journal of Operations Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 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 the graduate and post-experience level. 

In addition, Vareska is the Academic Lead of Erasmus Enterprise, the founder of two web-portals on open innovation (www.openinnovatie.nl and www.openinnovation.eu), and a certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY facilitator.

  • FC Stam & Vareska Vrande (2017) - Solopreneurs and the rise of co-working in the Netherlands - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • H Burgers & Vareska Vrande (2016) - Who is the corporate entrepreneur? Insights from opportunity discovery and creation theory - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • S Brunswicker & Vareska Vrande (2014) - Exploring Open Innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • JH Burgers & Vareska Vrande (2011) - Who is the Corporate Entrepreneur? Insights from Opportunity Discovery and Creation Theory - Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Vareska Vrande (2008) - The Importance of Internal Alignment for Open Innovation - ICFAI University Press
  • J Halman, J Ulijn, Vareska Vrande & F Umbach (2007) - The importance of cooperation and support for technology start-ups: a comparison of the Eindhoven and Darmstadt areas - Edward Elgar Publishing

  • Vareska Vrande & AP de Man (2010) - Embracing Open Innovation - Innovation Europe
  • Vareska Vrande & W Vanhaverbeke (2006) - Innoveren door Externe Innovatie
  • M de Rochemont & Vareska Vrande (2006) - Open Innovatie en de Rol van Corporate Venture Capital - Quantes

  • Jane Dolgova, S Ben-Menahem, P Neerijnen & Vareska Vrande (2012) - The Emergence of Team Proactiveness.
  • MP Tempelaar & Vareska Vrande (2012) - Dynamism, Munificence, Internal and External Exploration-Exploitation and Their Performance Effects
  • MP Tempelaar & Vareska Vrande (2011) - Knowledge ambidexterity and Financial Performance: A Longitudinal Study of the Simultaneous Pursuit of Local and Distant Knowledge within and across Organizational Boundaries

  • Vareska Vrande (2007) - Not invented here: managing corporate innovation in a new era - TUE

  • AM Subramanian, M Levesque & VJA (Vareska) van de Vrande (2021) - Ralph Gomory Best Industry Studies Paper Award

OpenInnovation.eu

Start date approval
December 2018
End date approval
November 2021
Place
UTRECHT
Description
lezingen en workshops

Fun2target

Start date approval
December 2018
End date approval
November 2021
Place
UTRECHT
Description
LSP workshops

Venture Cafe Rotterdam

Start date approval
April 2020
End date approval
April 2023
Place
ROTTERDAM

NIE1, New Business: I & E

Year
2021
Course Code
BMA3140

NIE2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminar

Year
2021
Course Code
BMA3160

IM Research clinic

Level
master
Year
2021
Year Level
master
Course Code
BM-IM-RC

Corporate Venturing

Level
master
Year
2021
Year Level
master
Course Code
BM-IM11CC

NIE

Year
2021
Course Code
BMA2108

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