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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Jasper Brinkerink

+39 0471 013524

BZ E5.11
Faculty of Economics and Management
Universitätsplatz 1 - piazza Università, 1

Short bio

Jasper is a post-doctoral researcher at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, working at the Centre for Family Business Management. He previously worked at Windesheim University and Maastricht University, both in the Netherlands. At the latter institution he also obtained his PhD (2018).

His research centers on family firms' innovation and product development strategies, with particular attention for family firms' interactions with external innovation partners and the role of trust in establishing and valorizing these interactions. His work has been published in, a.o. ETP, FBR and JPIM,  and received awards at various international conferences. Jasper is a member of the ditorial boars of FBR and JFBS.

Main Research Areas

Family business; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; R&D; Manufacturing Industry; Interorganizational trust and collaboration