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Nizar Abdelkafi

Dr. habil. Nizar Abdelkafi is head of the research unit “Business Models: Engineering and Innovation” at Fraunhofer for International Management and Knowledge Economy (IMW) and senior researcher at the department of Innovation Management and Innovation Economics at the University of Leipzig. He holds an Industrial Engineering diploma from the National Engineering School Tunis, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Technische Universität München (TUM), a PhD degree from the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), and a habilitation degree from the University of Leipzig. Nizar Abdelkafi has lead many research projects on standardization funded by the German Institute for Standardization (DIN), ETSI, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) such as (1) innovation potentials in standardization (IPONORM), (2) ensuring the success of innovative startups with standardization (Start-Mit-Norm) and (3) electronic standards for the digital transformation of business models. Nizar Abdelkafi’s research is focused on (digital) business models, along with standardization and intellectual property management as well as innovation and sustainability management. He published his research in two books, several international journals such as International Journal of Innovation Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, International Journal of Technology Management, IEEE transactions on Engineering Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, as well as over 40 conference papers and book chapters.