The Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Antons, Prof. Dr. Piller & Prof. Salge, PhD is part of the Research Area “Technology, Innovation, Marketing & Entrepreneurship”, short TIME. The Research Area pursues an ambitious teaching and research program with a clear focus on the conception, development and commercialization of technological innovations. This includes not only elements of economic and business research, but also attempts to build bridges to engineering and natural sciences.
Prof. Torsten-Oliver Salge is Co-Director of the Institute of Technology and Innovation Management at RWTH Aachen University and Fellow of Cambridge Digital Innovation at Cambridge University. Torsten-Oliver Salge studied business administration at universities in Germany, France, Italy and England. He completed his master’s degree (M.Phil.) as well as his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. Since April 2013 he has been Professor of Innovation, Strategy and Organization at RWTH Aachen University. Previously, he was a deputy professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen, a junior professor at the Ruhr University Bochum and a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge. Research stays of several months and visiting professorships led him to universities in Auckland, Buenos Aires, Cambridge, Oxford and Philadelphia. His research has included working with organisations in the health, mobility, public administration and finance sectors.