Christoph Grimpe is an Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at Copenhagen Business School. Prior to joining CBS in 2010, he worked as a Senior Researcher at ZEW – Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim (Germany). He holds a PhD in management from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management – in Vallendar (Germany) and master degrees in management and political sciences. His research is concerned with firm innovation strategies, industry-science linkages, and the strategic use of intellectual property rights. He has published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, and Research Policy. He is affiliated with DRUID - the Danish Research Unit on Industrial Dynamics and with the School of Economics and Management at Lund University, Sweden. Moreover, he is the editor-in-chief of the journal Industry and Innovation.