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Tim Schweisfurth

Full Professor in Organizational Design and Collaboration Engineering, Technical University of Hamburg

Tim G. Schweisfurth is a Full Professor in Organizational Design and Collaboration Engineering. Before joining TUHH, he was an Associate Professor in High-Tech Business at the University of Twente and Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Southern Denmark. He received his venia legendi from TUM and his Phd from TUHH. His research focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship, specifically 1) digital and technology-driven innovation and entrepreneurship, 2) (venture) idea generation and evaluation, and 3) distributed and collaborative innovation. He is Associate Editor at Creativity and Innovation Management and Advisory Editor at Research Policy. In research and consulting he has worked with companies such as Siemens, Osram, Audi, EWE, Mammut, Panasonic, Tempowerk, and others. His research is published in Organization Science, the Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, R&D Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, and other outlets.


  • 2023–present
    Professor, Hamburg University of Technology: Technische Universitat Hamburg
  • 2021–2022
    Associate professor, University of Twente
  • 2018–2020
    Associate professor, University of Southern Denmark
  • 2014–2018
    Postdoctoral fellow, Technische Universität München


  • 2012 
    Hamburg University of Technology, PhD