Professor Christian Østergaard

Roles in the RUNIN project:

PhD Supervisor | Supervisory Board member


Aalborg University


Gerwin Evers


Utku Ali Rıza Alpaydın


Christian R. Østergaard is Professor of Innovation and Regional Industrial Dynamics at the Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University, Denmark. He holds a M.Sc. (2001) in Industrial Economics and Ph.D. (2005) in Innovation, Knowledge and Economic Dynamics from Aalborg University.

His current research activities focus on topics related to innovation and regional industrial dynamics, such as the link between employee diversity, regional diversity and innovation; university-industry interaction; interfirm collaboration on innovation; the evolution and resilience of industries and regional industrial clusters.