General Contact

Jeanette Hvarregaard

DRUID Secretary


DRUID is associated with the journal Industry and Innovation, published by Routledge. Industry and Innovation is an international refereed journal presenting high-quality original scholarship of the dynamics of industries and innovation. Interdisciplinary in nature, Industry and Innovation is informed by, and contributes in turn to, advancing the theoretical frontier within economics, management, sociology, and economic geography. Currently in its 22nd year and with 8 annual issues, Industry and Innovation's 2014 5-year impact factor in Thomson Reuters' Social Science Citation Index was 1.094.

What is DRUID?

What is DRUID

What is DRUID?

Organizing for Internal and External Knowledge Creation and Innovation: Looking within or Searching Beyond?
Begin Date
Oct 30 - 2008
Begin Time
End Date
Oct 31 - 2008
End Time
Center for Strategic Management and Globalization and Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics

Aim of the conference
The conference intends to shed further light on the complex and potentially conflicting choices firms take in order to acquire, exchange, and create knowledge, and to innovate. This theme relates to quite a wide variety of issues relating to the increasing complexity (e.g. cross-national, cross-field, cross-industry) of systems for knowledge creation and innovation. This complexity implies a more intensive and more frequent need to embrace as well as to connect both internal and external source of knowledge in the search for new technological achievements.
We especially encourage submissions addressing issues like: the nature, the structure and the governance of both internal and external acquisition, diffusion, and creation of knowledge; the interactions between internal and external sources for innovation; the strategies adopted to source and develop knowledge found internally or externally; the internal and external mechanisms adopted to create and exchange knowledge and to innovate; the organizations’ adaptation and change to optimize knowledge creation and innovation; the interconnectedness of the intra and openness innovation strategies.
There is no conference fee. However, registration is necessary. See Registration for registration details.
For further information please contact:
Larissa Rabbiosi (
Center for Strategic Management and Globalization
Porcelænshaven 24
2000 Frederiksberg
Toke Reichstein (
Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics
Kilevej 14a, 3rd floor
2000 Frederiksberg
The Organizing Team:
Keld Laursen (INO), Larissa Rabbiosi (SMG), Toke Reichstein (INO)

Location: Copenhagen Business School
Kilen Campus, Kilevej, 2000 Frederiksberg