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Jasper is a post-doctoral researcher at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, working at the Centre for Family Business Management. He previously worked at Windesheim University and Maastricht University, both in the Netherlands. At the latter institution he also obtained his PhD (2018).
His research centers on family firms' innovation and product development strategies, with particular attention for family firms' interactions with external innovation partners and the role of trust in establishing and valorizing these interactions. His work has been published in, among others, the Journal of Product Innovation Management and in the Family Business Review, and received awards at various international conferences such as IFERA (2015; 2017; 2018) and the Academy of Management (2017).
Family business; Entrepreneurship; Innovation; R&D; Manufacturing Industry; Interorganizational trust and collaboration