Assistant Professor

Arjan Markus

Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences


Arjan Markus is an Assistant Professor in the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship, and Marketing (ITEM) group at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His research focuses on the role of collaboration within and between organizations in corporate innovation. His work has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. He obtained two large-scale Horizon Europe grants with European consortia, studying ecosystems and business models in agrifood (Code: Re-farm) and intra- and interregional ecosystems for knowledge production (COOPERATE). 


Arjan Markus holds a Ph.D. from Copenhagen Business School and BSc and MSc degrees from Utrecht University. During his Ph.D. and as a postdoc, he visited the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Eindhoven University of Technology, Arjan worked as an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University. He teaches the Master course Strategy and Technology Management, the Bachelor course Organizing Entrepreneurship, and the PDEng course Technology Entrepreneurship. He co-supervises five Ph.D. candidates and has supervised over 30 master theses and 40 bachelor theses.

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