Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Muller

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Project Manager

Experience

Co-ordinator evoREG initiative: www.evoreg.eu

Emmanuel Muller is economist, specialised in innovation and knowledge economics. He gained a European Ph.D. in economics from the University Louis Pasteur (Strasbourg) in 1999 and he holds a professorship at the University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg since 2001. He works as researcher at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI since 1993 while remaining a member of the Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg) since 1992.

Emmanuel Muller was invited as guest researcher to the Technical University of Budapest in 1993, to the INRS-Urbanisation (National Institute of Scientific Research – Montreal) in 1996 and to the University College London in 1998.

Work Focus

  • Regional development and innovation strategies

  • Innovation processes within SMEs and KIBS

  • Knowledge economics

Academic Teaching

  • 2016: Invited professor at the Tôyô University (Tokyo)

  • Co-supervision of the French-German Master M2i (International Innovation Management), University of Strasbourg and Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

  • Invited Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg

  • Guest lecturer at the University of Ottawa

  • Professor at the University of Applied Sciences Heidelberg, lectures on innovation management and quantitative methods

  • Guest lecturer, Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IPE) Strasbourg

Publications

Kroll, H./Muller, E./Zenker, A./Berghäuser, H./Hufnagl, M. (2016): Plural Innovation - Sourcing the Creative Crowd. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.

Kroll, H./Gabriel, M./Braun, A./Muller, E./Neuhäusler, P./Schnabl, E./Zenker, A. (2016): A conceptual analysis of foundations, trends and relevant potentials in the field of frugal innovation (for Europe). Interim report to the European Commision. Brussels: European Commission, DG Research and Innovation.

Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Zenker. A. (2015): Knowledge Angels: Creative Individuals fostering Innovation in KIBS – Observations from Canada, China, France, Germany and Spain, International Management, 19, 201-218.

Kennedy, A./McCarthy, T./Ryan, J./Wafer, B./Muller, E./Zenker, A. (2015): Review of Irish Membership of International Research Organisations (IROs). Study for the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Employment (DJEI) Ireland. The CIRCA Group Europe ltd Dublin, Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe, https://www.djei.ie/en/Publications/Review-Irish-Membership-IRO.html.

Zenker, A./Muller E./Hollanders, H. (2015): Service Innovation and Economic Performance (= ESIC European Service Innovation Centre Discussion Paper). Brussels: European Commission.

Hollander, H./Es-Sadki, N./MacAulay, B./Muller, E./Zenker, A. (2014): European Service Innovation Scoreboard (ESIS) – Key findings. ESIC European Service Innovation Centre Report. Brussels. European Commission.

Muller, E. (2014): Attractivités métropolitaines comparées: quid de Strasbourg? (= evoREG Research Note #28). Karlsruhe, Strasbourg: Fraunhofer ISI, Burau d'économie théorique et appliquée (BETA).

Kroll, H./Muller, E./Schnabl, E./Zenker, A. (2014): From Smart Concept to Challenging Practice – How European Regions Deal with the Commission's Request for Novel Innovation Strategies (= Working Papers Firms and Regions No. R2/2014). Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.

Zenker, A./Baier, E./Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Tippmann, V. (Eds.) (2013): Strategies for bilateral research cooperation: French-German experiences. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag.

Zenker, A./Tippmann, V./Baier, E./Héraud, J.-A./Muller, E./Schricke, E./Covillard, M. (2013): Research landscapes and innovation policies in France and in Germany: an overview. In: Zenker, A./Baier, E./Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Tippmann, V. (Eds.) (2013): Strategies for bilateral research cooperation: French-German experiences. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag, 5-29.

Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Koschatzky, K. (2013): Ways and means of cooperation along evolutionary economics in the Upper Rhine: The BETA-ISI link. In: Zenker, A./Baier, E./Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Tippmann, V. (Eds.) (2013): Strategies for bilateral research cooperation: French-German experiences. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag,137-142.

Award for research on "knowledge angels" (2013)

Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Zenker, A. (2013): Innovation, territories and creativity: some reflections about usual and less usual instruments for innovation-driven regional policies. In: Burger-Helmchen, T. (Ed.): The Economics of Creativity. Ideas, firms and markets. London, New York: Routledge, 78-88.

Muller, E./Zenker, A./Baier, E. (2012): Knowledge angels or how creative people foster innovation in the service industry: emerging concepts and international observations. In: Fraunhofer ISI (Ed.): Innovation system revisited - Experiences from 40 years of Fraunhofer ISI research. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag, 153-170.

Muller, E./Zenker, A./Ramos, J.-C. (2012): Knowledge Angels, Creative Behaviors, and Emerging Innovation Modes: Observations from Alsace, Baden-Württemberg, and Catalonia. In: Di Maria, E./Grandinetti, R./Di Bernardo, B. (Hrsg.): Exploring Knowledge-Intensive Business Services. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 35-55.

Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Menz, N./Benaim, M./Zenker, A. (2011): La mesure de l'impact des clusters – quelques éléments de réflexion et de bibliographie (= Working Papers Firms and Region No. R1/2011): Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.

Tippmann, V./Zenker, A./Muller, E. (2010): La coopération Fraunhofer-Carnot, fer de lance de futures politiques européenes de recherche appliquée? In: Lesourne, J./Randet D. (Hrsg.): La Recherche et l'Innovation en France. Paris: Odile Jacob.

Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Gosselin, F. (Eds.) (2010): Regards croisés sur la culture d'innovation et la créativité en Alsace. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg.

Muller, E./Zenker, A. (2010): Les anges de la connaissance: moteurs de l'innovatoin du tertiaire supérieur en Alsace et au Bade-Wurtemberg? In: Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Gosselin, F. (Eds.): Regards croisés sur la culture d'innovation et la créativité en Alsace. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 129-142.

Gosselin, F./Baier, E./Muller, E./Zenker, A./Cohendet, P. (2010): Métropoles créatives: acteurs et facteurs à Montréal, Barcelone et Mannheim. In: Muller, E./Héraud, J.-A./Gosselin, F. (Eds.): Regards croisés sur la culture d'innovation et la créativité en Alsace. Strasbourg: Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 219-232.

Muller, E./Zenker, A./Héraud, J.-A. (2010): Inside KIBS' Black Box: Exploring the Existence and Function of Knowledge Angels. In: Doloreux, D./Freel, M./ Shearmur, R. (Eds.): Knowledge-Intensive Business Services. Geography and Innovation. Farnham: Ashgate, 211-231.

Muller, E./Zenker, A./Héraud, Jean-Alain (2010): France: Innovation System and Innovation Policy. In: Frietsch, R./Schüller, M. (Eds.): Competing for Global Innovation Leadership: Innovation Systems and Policies in the USA, Europe and Asia. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer Verlag, 93-118.

Muller, E.; Doloreux, D. (2009): What we should know about knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS), Technology in Society, 31(1), 64-72

Doloreux, D.; Zenker, A.; Muller, E. (2009): Services à forte intensité de connaissances, contexte régional et comportements d'innovation: une comparaison internationale, Revue d'Economie Régionale et Urbaine, No. 2, 347-368.

Muller, E.; Zenker, A.; Héraud, J.-A. (2009): Entering the KIBS's Black Box: There Must Be an Angel! (Or Is There Something Like a Knowledge Angel?) (=Working Papers Firms and Region No. R7/2009). Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.

Muller, E.; Zenker, A.; Héraud, J.-A. (2009): France: Innovation System and Innovation Policy (=Discussion Papers Innovation Systems and Policy Analysis No. 18). Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI.

Muller, E. (2009): Regards croisés sur la culture l'innovation et la créativité en Alsace. BETA/Fraunhofer ISI/Strasbourg Conseil report prepared for the Région Alsace.

Muller, E.; Héraud, J.-A., Rafanomezantsoa, T. (2009): Culture régionale d'innovation: une revue du champ de recherche. BETA/Fraunhofer ISI report prepared for the Région Alsace.

Doloreux, D./Freel, M./Muller, E. (2008): Editorial: Getting to grips with innovation in Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS), International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 10(2/3/4), 147-151.

Muller, E. (2008): Tracking knowledge angels – a research proposal, International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 10(2/3/4), 343-348.

Stahlecker, T./Muller, E. (2008): KIBS start-ups in Stuttgart – a surprising below-average rate?, International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 10(2/3/4), 330-336.

Muller, E./Doloreux, D./Jappe, A./Héraud, J.-A./Zenker, A. (2008): A regional typology of innovation capacities in New Member States, Journal of European Integration, 30(5), 653-669.

Doloreux, D./Zenker, A./Muller, E. (2008): Services à forte intensité de connaissances, contexte régional et comportements d'innovation: une comparaison internationale, Revue d'Economie Régionale et Urbaine, 5.

Muller, E./Doloreux, D. (2008): What we should know about knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS), Technology in Society, in press.

Muller, E./Zenker, A./Héraud, J.-A. (2008): The French Innovation System and Policies. Fraunhofer ISI report prepared for the German Federal Research Ministry.

Doloreux, D./Shearmur, R./Muller, E. (2008): Les entreprises de services à forte intensité de connaissances : étude du cas du Québec en comparaison avec l'Europe. Report prepared for the Ministry of Regions and Universities of Québec, 2008.

Muller, E./Doloreux, D./Héraud, J.-A./Jappe, A./Zenker, A. (2008): Regional Innovation Capacities in New Member States: a Typology, European Integration, 30, 653-669.

Doloreux, D./Zenker, A./Muller, E. (2008): Services à forte intensité de conaissances, contexte régional et comportements d'innovation: une comparaison internationale. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI (=Working Papers Firms and Region No. R1/2008).

Muller, E./Zenker, A. (2007): Specific Analysis on the Regional Dimensions of Investment in Research. The case of Midi-Pyrénées. Report prepared on behalf of IPTS, European Commission.

Muller, E./Jappe, A./Héraud, J.-A./Zenker, A. (2006): Regional Typology of Innovation Capacities in New Member States & Candidate Countries. Karlsruhe: Fraunhofer ISI (=Working Papers Firms and Region No. R1/2006).

Muller, E. Zenker, A., Héraud, J.-A. (2003): Introducing Regions and Innovation-related Needs in the Multi-layer Logic of the ERA: a Typology Proposal. In: Edler, J., Kuhlmann, S., Behrens, M. (Eds): Changing Governance of Research and Technology Policy – The European Research Area. Cheltenham Glos: Edward Elgar, pp. 230-254.

Zenker, A., Muller, E., (2003): Mapping und Clustering als Werkzeuge zur Bildung von Regionaltypologien. In: Knut Koschatzky, K. (Ed.): Innovative Impulse für die Region – Aktuelle Tendenzen und Entwicklungsstrategien. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, pp. 67-94.

Koschatzky, K., Muller, E., Zenker, A. (2003): Katalysatoren und Hemmnisse der regionalen Innovationsdynamik. In: Knut Koschatzky, K. (Ed.): Innovative Impulse für die Region -Aktuelle Tendenzen und Entwicklungsstrategien. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, pp. 133-152.

Muller, E., Zenker, A., Döry, T. (2002): Regional Innovation Capacities and Economic Transition: The Example of West Transdanubia. In: Walter, G.H., Pfirrmann, O. (Eds): Industrial Transformation in Central and Eastern Europe: The Role of Small Firms and Entrepreneurship. Heidelberg: Physica-Verlag, pp. 251-271.

Muller, E.; Zenker, A. (2001): Business services as actors of knowledge transformation: the role of KIBS in regional and national innovation systems. In: Research Policy, 30, pp. 1501-1516.

Muller, E. (2001): Innovation Interactions between Knowledge-Intensive Business Services and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. An Analysis in Terms of Evolution, Knowledge and Territories. Heidelberg: Physica.

Muller, E. (2001): Knowledge, Innovation Processes and Regions. In: Koschatzky, K./Kulicke, M./Zenker, A. (Eds.): Innovation Networks – Concepts and Challenges in the European Perspective. Heidelberg: Physica.