Dr Bastian Rake

School of Business

Lecturer

School of Business Building
10B
(01) 708 6670

Biography

Dr Bastian Rake lectures across different modules in innovation management. Before joining the School of Business he worked as Assistant Professor at the Chair of Organisation, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (Prof. Dr. Carolin Häussler) at the University of Passau. He obtained his PhD from the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena where he was a member of the DFG Graduate College ”The Economics of Innovative Change” jointly hosted by the Max Planck Institute of Economics and Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

Bastian Rake’s research explores real world phenomena with a particular focus on collaboration, networks, and innovation in knowledge intense industries such as bio-pharmaceuticals. In his recent research, he analyses the relationship between the characteristics of different types of cooperation partners for knowledge generation and successful innovative activities. Moreover, he studies the internationalisation of science and R&D activities with a particular focus on the internationalisation of clinical trials. More detailed information on Dr Rake’s work is available here

Research Interests

  • Technology Development and Innovation in Knowledge-intense Industries
  • Collaboration and Innovation Networks
  • Internationalisation of Science and R&D
  • Technology and Innovation Management

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 'Determinants of pharmaceutical innovation: the role of technological opportunities revisited'
Bastian Rake (2017) 'Determinants of pharmaceutical innovation: the role of technological opportunities revisited'. Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 27 (4):691-727 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The changing geography of clinical research: a critical analysis of its drivers'
Haeussler, C.; Rake, B. (2017) 'The changing geography of clinical research: a critical analysis of its drivers'. Industrial and Corporate Change, 26 (2):285-310 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Product innovation success based on cancer research in the pharmaceutical industry: co-publication networks and the effects of partners'
McKelvey, M;Rake, B (2016) 'Product innovation success based on cancer research in the pharmaceutical industry: co-publication networks and the effects of partners'. Industry and Innovation, 23 :383-406 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Collaboration in pharmaceutical research: exploration of country-level determinants'
Plotnikova, T;Rake, B (2014) 'Collaboration in pharmaceutical research: exploration of country-level determinants'. Scientometrics, 98 :1173-1202 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'International research networks in pharmaceuticals: Structure and dynamics'
Cantner, U;Rake, B (2014) 'International research networks in pharmaceuticals: Structure and dynamics'. Research Policy, 43 :333-348 [DOI] [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2017 Best Reviewer Award Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division of the Academy of Management
2016 Best Reviewer Award Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division of the Academy of Management
2015 Best Reviewer Award Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) Division of the Academy of Management