Research institute INSCOPE – Research for Innovation has announced the nominees for the Erasmus Innovation Award 2015. The winner of this year’s award will be announced on 19 November 2015 during the Innovation Festival 2015 at the Rotterdam Science Tower.
Professor de Koster was presented with a commemorative Jubileumboek (anniversary book) documenting achievements and celebrating this milestone during a segment of the event Logistica 2015 in Jaarsbeurs Utrecht, 10 November 2015. The book, Past and Future: Perspectives on Material Handling marks the occasion of René de Koster’s 20 years full professorship at RSM.
As global supply chains have become more complex, seaports need not only be global hubs in logistics networks, but they must also act as central nodes in organisational and information networks
In his dissertation ‘Exploratory Studies into Strategies to Enhance Innovation-Driven International Competitiveness in a Port Context: Toward Ambidextrous Ports’, ERIM’s Rick Hollen explores how efficiency-dominated ports in economically advanced countries can become more ambidextrous and, in turn, strengthen their innovation-driven international competitiveness.
In his dissertation ‘Innovating beyond technology: Studies on how management innovation, co-creation and business model innovation contribute to firms’ (innovation) performance’, ERIM’s Cornelis Heij examines how and under which conditions several types of non-technological innovation contribute to overall firm performance.
In his dissertation ‘Leveraging the International Context: Essays on Building Offshoring Capabilities and Enhancing Firm Innovation’ ERIM’s Mashiho Mihalache explores how firms can take advantage of the opportunities available in the international environment.
In his dissertation ‘Corporate Governance During Market Transition: Heterogeneous responses to institutional tensions in China’, ERIM’s Pierre-Olivier Tremblay explores the barriers to successful corporate governance in transition economies.