• Research Associate at the RWTH Aachen Institute for Technology and Innovation Management since July 2013
  • Research Assistant at the RWTH Aachen Technology and Innovation Management Group (November 2010 until June 2013)
  • International Business Management with focus on Strategy and Innovation Maastricht University (M.Sc.)
  • International Business Management with focus on Management Information Systems and Finance Maastricht University and National University of Singapore (B.Sc.)

Research Interests

  • Open Innovation
  • Business Model Innovation

Research Methodology

  • Analytical techniques: Regression Analysis
  • Software: Stata, SPSS, AMOS, smartPLS, SEM


  • Louwen, F., Lüttgens, D. & Piller, F. (2013): Project Innovativeness as a contingency factor of Open Innovation. Open and User Innovation Workshop. Brighton, UK.