Dr. Nadine Gurtner


Dr. Nadine Gurtner Dozentin

  • Adresse Berner Fachhochschule
    Brückenstrasse 73
    3005 Bern


  • Low-end Innovation (SNF)

  • Reuse (BFH Transversal)


  • Innovation & Change Management

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Wissenschaftliches Praxisprojekt (WPP1 & WPP2), Scientific Project (DR2 & DR3)

  • Heuristics & Biases

  • Strategic Decision Making


  • Since 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
  • 2017-2019 Postdoctoral Researcher University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2015-2016 Visiting PhD Student University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • 2014-2017 Research Associate Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • 2014-2017 2014-2017 PhD (Doctor rerum politicarum) Business & Economics (summa cum laude) Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • 2011-2014 2011-2014 Master of Science Business Management (with distinction, grade 1.0) Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • 2012 2012 Exchange Student Universidad de La Serena, Chile
  • 2008-2011 2008-2011 Bachelor of Science Business & Economics (with distinction, grade 1.2) Technische Universität Dresden, Germany




- SIG Innovation Best Paper Award at the EURAM 2022, July 15-17, Winterthur, with the paper "Affordable or Premium Innovation? The Influence of Individual and Contextual Factors on Innovators’ Engagement in Different Innovation Types"

- Selected for the AOM Best Paper Proceedings TIM Division (Top 10% of submissions), July 29 – August 4, virtual, with the Paper “Why Do Innovation Managers Put a Premium on Premium?”

- Best Reviewer Award of the Academy of Management (AOM) TIM Division, August 9-13 2019, Boston
- Nominated for the Carolyn B. Dexter Award from the ENT Division at the AOM, August 9-13 2019, Boston, with the Paper “The 2015 European Refugee Event and Founder Social Identities"

- Best Reviewer Award of the Academy of Management (AOM) TIM Division, August 4-8 2017, Atlanta
- Selected for the AOM Best Paper Proceedings (Top 10% of submissions), August 4-8 2017, Atlanta, with the Paper “Understanding and Responding to Negative Emotions in Consumer Resistance to Innovations”

- Knut Holt Best Paper Award at the 2016 ISPIM Innovation Summit, December 4-7 2016, Kuala Lumpur, for the Paper “Innovation Inhibitors as Catalysts of Societal Progress–The Role of Resistance Leaders"
- Scholarship for doctoral students, presented by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

- Award “Lohrmann Medal” for outstanding achievements as the best graduating student at the Department of Business & Economics, presented by Technische Universität Dresden
- Scholarship for master thesis, presented by Foundation for industry research (Stiftung Industrieforschung)

- Award of the Department of Business & Economics for out- standing achievements in bachelor studies, presented by TUD
- Scholarship for semester abroad, presented by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
- Scholarship for studies, presented by German Federal Government (Deutschlandstipendium)