Dr. Judith Terstriep
Head of Research Department Innovation, Space & Culture
Dr Judith TERSTRIEP (Economist) – is Head of Research Department »Innovation, Space & Culture« at the Institute for Work and Technology at the Westphalian University Gelsenkirchen and lecturer at the Ruhr-University Bochum. She has long-term experience in (social) innovation research. Primary research interests involve the interplay of innovation, (social) relations and knowledge from the perspective of innovation, management and spatial theory. Focal areas of work cover social innovation and its measurement, innovation strategies, regional development, smart and inclusive growth, networks & cluster, sectoral and regional analyses. Judith is well-experienced in the coordination of European, national and regional joint projects and has been appointed as an expert by the European Commission, federal ministries and various foundations. She received her doctorate from the TU Hamburg on the topic »Innovation, Knowledge and Relations – On the Role of Clusters for Firms’ Innovativeness«. Currently, she coordinates the joint project IndiSI – Social Innovation Indicators funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany which develops indicator sets to measure social innovation concerning organizational innovativeness, regional innovation capacity and early indicators in discourse.
Focal Areas of Work & Research:
- Regional development & innovation strategies (including transnational action plans)
- Smart Specialisation
- Social innovation and its economic underpinnings
- Networks, cluster, cluster management & the micro-foundation of clusters
- Sector/regional analyses, benchmarking, evaluation
- Coordination of European joint projects
In her ongoing PhD thesis, she studies cluster effects on firms’ innovativeness and performance. The work is being supervised Prof. Dr. Christian Lüthje (Institute for Marketing and Innovation at the TU Hamburg-Harburg) and PD Dr. Dieter Rehfeld.
- CINet – Continuous Innovation Network
- TCI Research Community
- KIS-IP Horizontal Steering Group (EU)
- Project evaluator for the European Commission
- Former member of the Europe INNOVA Innovation Panel on ICTs
Rabadjieva, Maria / Terstriep, Judith
2021: Ambition meets Reality: Mission-Oriented Innovation Policy as a Driver for Participative Governance. Sustainability, 13 (1), 1-23.
Terstriep, Judith / Rehfeld, Dieter
2020: Bridging local embeddedness and global dynamics – the economics of social innovation. In: European Planning Studies 28, no. 5, p. 853-863
Terstriep, Judith / Rehfeld, Dieter / Kleverbeck, Maria
2020: Favourable social innovation ecosystem(s)? An explorative approach. In: European Planning Studies 28, no. 5, p. 881-905
Cipriani, Tamami Komatsu / Deserti, Alessandro / Kleverbeck, Maria / Rizzo, Francesca / Terstriep, Judith
2020: Business models & social innovation: Mission-driven versus profit-driven organisations. In: International review of applied economics. Published online: 16 June 2020, 26 p.
Kleverbeck, Maria / Mildenberger, Georg / Schröer, Andreas / Terstriep, Judith
2019: Regional social innovation networks. In: Weber, Susanne Maria / Truschkat, Inga / Schröder, Christian / Peters, Luisa / Herz, Andreas (Hrsg.): Organisation und Netzwerke: Beiträge der Kommission Organisationspädagogik. Berlin: Springer, S. 355-374
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