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Research Projects

The Temporal Structuring of Creative Processes: Organizing Creativity through (Dis)Entrainment
German Research Foundation and Austrian Science Fund (FWF), 2021-2024

Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Prof. Dr. Elke Schußler (Johannes-Kepler University Linz), Prof. Dr. Jorg Sydow (Free University Berlin)
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Smart cities: The Standardization of Cities? 
German Research Foundation, 2018-2021

Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dr. Joachim Thiel, Filipe Mello Rose
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Previous Projects

Large-Scale Projects as Innovation Drivers in the Construction Industry
Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Landesforschungsförderung | Anschubförderung, 2017-2020Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher (speaker), Dr. Joachim Thiel (coordinator), Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer, Prof. Dr. Annette Bögle (all HCU Hamburg), Prof. Dr. Cornelius Herstatt, Dr. Stephan Buse (TU Hamburg-Harburg)
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Organized Creativity - Practices for inducing and coping with uncertainty
German Research Foundation | Research Group, 2016-2022
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Prof. Dr. Gregory Jackson (Speaker, Free University of Berlin) and 10 Colleagues
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From Know-how to Know-who: Reflexive Management of Interpersonal Knowledge Networks on Social Network Sites
German Research Foundation, 2014-2016
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dipl.-WiGeogr. Jonas König
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The Sharing Economy: Drivers and Constraints of New Practices of Collective Asset Utilization
HafenCity University - Anschubfinanzierung, 2014
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher (project leader), Prof. Dr. David Stark (Columbia University), Mark Lorenzen (Copenhagen Business School)

Learning through rare events: Learning from the past and anticipating the future. The case of the London Olympics 2012
German Research Foundation, 2012-2013
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dr. Joachim Thiel
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Low-Budget Urbanity - Zur Transformation des Städtischen unter dem Primat des Sparens.
Wissenschaftsstiftung Hamburg, 2012-2013
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher; Prof. Dr. Alexa Färber (speaker, HCU Hamburg); Prof. Dr. Martina Heßler (Helmut-Schmitt-University Hamburg) Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Kniess (HCU Hamburg); Prof. Dr. Lisa Kosok (Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte); Dr. phil. Jörg Seifert (HCU Hamburg)

Port City Networks: Interdependencies of Global Shipping Networks and Urban Transformations of Port Cites
German Research Foundation, 2012-2013
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Prof. Dr. Carola Hein (Brywn Mawr College), Prof. Dr. Dirk Schubert (HCU Hamburg)

Globalization and Regional Innovation Systems
Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, 2006-2010
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Prof. Dr. Meric Gertler (University of Toronto), Collegues of the University of British Columbia, University of Calgary, University of Ottawa, Université de Montréal, University of Toronto

Mobile Places, Virtual Networks: The Geographies of User-Induced Innovation Processes
German Research Foundation GR 1913-7, 2006-2009
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Dr. Oliver Ibert, Dipl.-Soz. Saskia Flohr
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Learning in Personal Networks: Collaborative Knowledge Production in Virtual Forums
Volkswagen Foundation, 2005-2008
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Julia Maintz, MA in co-operation with Prof. David Stark and John Kelly, MA (Columbia University, Center on Organizational Innovation)
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Learning from Rare Events: Repositories of Knowledge in Temporary Organizations
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, A. Prencipe (University of Sussex), E. Ciacciatori (Università Commerciale L. Bocconi)

Knowledge, Governance, and Projects: Configurations and Dynamics of the Project-Based Economy
Fondo per gli Investimenti della Ricerca di Base (FIRB), 2005-2008
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher, Prof. Dr. Anna Grandori (Università Commerciale L. Bocconi), Prof. Dr. Peter Maskell (Copenhagen Business School), Prof. Dr. Patrick Kenis (Tilburg University), Prof. Dr. Patrick Cohendet (Université de Montréal)

Production in Projects: Advertising Industry in Hamburg and Software Production in Munich (Produktion in Projekten: Das Beispiel der Werbebranche in Hamburg und der Softwareindustrie in München)
German Research Foundation GR 1913-3, 2002-2004
Prof. Dr. Gernot Grabher and Dr. Oliver Ibert
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