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19972020

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Research profile

Isabelle Reymen is a Full Professor and Chairs Design of Innovation Ecosystems, in the Innovation in the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship and Marketing (ITEM) group at at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Furthermore, she is Scientific Director of TU/e innovation Space, a community that facilitates and supports interdisciplinary challege-based engineering education. She combines entrepreneurial thinking with a passion for design processes and aims for system innovation.

Her current research interests focus on the design of collaboration processes for technology commercialization within innovation ecosystems. She has published in journals like Research Policy, Organization Studies, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Strategic Organization, Journal of Technology Transfer, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She adopts and contributes to design science methodology, which aims for research that is relevant and useful for practice. 

Academic background

Isabelle Reymen studied architecture and engineering at KULeuven. After graduating, she moved to the Stan Ackermans Institute at TU/e, where she studied design processes in Architecture, Mechanical Engineering and Software Engineering, and received her PhD in Design Sciences at the department of Computing Sciences in 2001. 

With a background as designer, her focus moved from multidisciplinary design processes, to managing these processes, to innovation processes and entrepreneurial ecosystems. She got involved in research into the design of technology transfer offices and technology-based new ventures, and developed a strong interest in the design of business models and new ventures. She coordinated campus-wide technology entrepreneurship classes and became representative of entrepreneurship education at TU/e. She was granted many EU projects on entrepreneurial topics. Currently she is involved in innovating engineering education at TU/e level, via developing TU/e innovation Space. 

External positions

Assistant Professor, University of Twente

1 Aug 200230 Sep 2006

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Projects

SEE-V-Lab

Bobelyn, A. S. A., Bobelyn, A. S. A., Reymen, I. M. M. J., Cloodt, M. M. A. H., Schmeitz, M., van Broeckhoven, B. & Sens, F.

1/09/1731/08/20

Project: Research direct

Space and Security

Reymen, I. M. M. J., Reymen, I. M. M. J., Antoni, N., van Broeckhoven, B. & Sens, F.

1/12/1631/12/21

Project: Research direct

Research Output

Collaborate with social and economic impact

Reymen, I. M. M. J., 4 Oct 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 36 p.

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Configuring collective digital-technology usage in dynamic and complex design practices

Verstegen, L., Houkes, W. & Reymen, I., Oct 2019, In : Research Policy. 48, 8, 13 p., 103696.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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    Searching for partners in open innovation settings : how to overcome the constraints of local search

    Meulman, W. F., Reymen, I. M. M. J., Podoynitsyna, K. S. & Romme, A. G. L., 1 Feb 2018, In : California Management Review. 60, 2, p. 71-97 27 p.

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  • 11 Citations (Scopus)
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    Understanding dynamics of strategic decision-making in venture creation : a process study of effectuation and causation

    Reymen, I. M. M. J., Andries, P., Berends, J. J., Mauer, R., Stephan, U. & Burg, van, J. C., Dec 2015, In : Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. 9, 4, p. 351-379

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  • 91 Citations (Scopus)
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    Creating university spin-offs: a science-based design perspective

    Burg, van, J. C., Romme, A. G. L., Gilsing, V. A. & Reymen, I. M. M. J., 2008, In : Journal of Product Innovation Management. 25, 2, p. 114-128 15 p.

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  • 94 Citations (Scopus)
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    Prizes

    E52 High Tech Piek Award Knaller 2017

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Frits top 50 most influential women of Eindhoven area (18th position)

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Frits top 50 most influential women of Eindhoven area (27th position)

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Frits top 50 most influential women of Eindhoven area (31st position)

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

    Activities

    COVID-19 in challenge-based learning @ TU/e

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Speaker)
    11 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPlenary talkScientific

    TU/e Challenge-based Learning Task Force (Event)

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Member)
    1 Feb 2020 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeProfessional

    Challenge-Based Learning in TU/e innovation Space

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Speaker)
    10 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

    Challenge-Based Learning in TU/e innovation Space

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Speaker)
    12 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

    Member Ph.D committee Daniel Sagath

    Isabelle M.M.J. Reymen (Examiner)
    26 Jun 2019

    Activity: Examination typesExaminationScientific

    Courses

    Innovation Space project

    1/09/17 → …

    Course

    Student theses

    Achieving sustained growth: the development of an approach to assist B2B SMEs in their transition to sustained growth

    Author: Verschoor, B., 31 Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Reymen, I. (Supervisor 1), Bobelyn, A. (Supervisor 2) & Van Boxstael, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Analysis of innovation practices at small and medium-sized enterprises in Limburg from an effectuation perspective

    Author: Oversier, J., 31 Oct 2009

    Supervisor: Reymen, I. (Supervisor 1) & Keizer, J. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Applying creativity templates to business model innovation

    Author: Aardoom, F., 30 Sep 2012

    Supervisor: Podoynitsyna, K. (Supervisor 1) & Reymen, I. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Business ecosystem dynamics: a research into R&D ecosystem dynamics in China for Philips Research Asia Shanghai

    Author: van den Berg, R., 31 Aug 2009

    Supervisor: Kastelein, A. (Supervisor 1) & Reymen, I. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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