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V.J.A. (Vareska) van de Vrande

Assistant Professor

Vareska van de Vrande
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Programme:
Strategy & Entrepreneurship
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2007
Profile

Vareska van de Vrande is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Vareska holds a MSc and PhD (2007) in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Her research focuses on several aspects of corporate entrepreneurship, such as the use of different organizational forms for external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Other research interests include open innovation and corporate venturing.

Publications (18)
  • Book contributions (3)
    • Burgers, J.H. & Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2011). Who is the Corporate Entrepreneur? Insights from Opportunity Discovery and Creation Theory. In S. Zahra (Ed.), Handbook of Corporate Entrepreneurship. Edward Elgar.
    • Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2008). The Importance of Internal Alignment for Open Innovation. In Open Innovation: The New Business Strategy. Hyderabad: Icfai University Press.
    • Halman, J., Ulijn, J., Vrande, V.J.A. van de & Umbach, F. (2007). The importance of cooperation and support for technology start-ups: a comparison of the Eindhoven and Darmstadt areas. In Entrepreneurship, cooperation and the firm: the emergence and survival of high tech ventures in Europe (pp. 261-286). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  • Professional publications (4)
    • Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2013). Walking the knowledge tightrope. RSM Insight, 15(3), 16-17.
    • Vrande, V.J.A. van de & Man, A.P. de (2010). Embracing Open Innovation. In Innovation EU, Vol. 2-1. London: Innovation Europe.
    • Vrande, V.J.A. van de & Vanhaverbeke, W. (2006). Innoveren door Externe Innovatie. In VMA Jaarboek 2006 (pp. 38-45).
    • Rochemont, M. de & Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2006). Open Innovatie en de Rol van Corporate Venture Capital. In J. Sistermans (Ed.), Open stellingen: Essays over Open Innovatie (pp. 57-64). Den Haag: Quantes.
  • Doctoral thesis
    • Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2007, November 07). Not invented here: managing corporate innovation in a new era. TUE (Eindhoven: Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies). Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. G.M. Duysters & W. Vanhaverbeke.
PhD Projects (1)

Corporate Venturing: A Status-Based Perspective

Pengfei Wang
PhD Candidate: Pengfei Wang Role: Daily Supervisor Timeframe: 2011 -
 
Doctoral courses (3)
2013/2014 Corporate Venturing: How to Manage New Business Development in Large, Established Firms
Code: BERM.SC.073
ECTS: 4
Course level: Specialisation

2013/2014 Strategic Entrepreneurship
Code: BERM.ASC.027
ECTS: 5
Course level: Advanced Specialisation

2012/2013 Strategic Entrepreneurship
Code: BERM.ASC.027
ECTS: 5
Course level: Advanced Specialisation

Events (1)
Apr 25, 2013 Corruption, South African Multinational Enterprises and Institutions in Africa
  ERIM Research Seminar | Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Visiting address
Office: T07-30
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Netherlands
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam
Netherlands
 

Latest publication

Vrande, V.J.A. van de (2013). Walking the knowledge tightrope. RSM Insight, 15(3), 16-17.

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