January 27, 2017

Conferment of „Best Thesis Award“ to E&I graduate

Nina Zenz was honored for her remarkable thesis

Nina Zenz & Prof. Nikolaus Franke

Each year the most outstanding master’s theses of a graduating Professional MBA Entrepreneurship & Innovation class are nominated for the Best Thesis Award. For the class 2014 - 2016 the following theses were selected:

  • Cristina Maria & Tomasz Pilewicz: The role of start-up accelerators as a form of institutional support for early stage start-ups. Comparison study of US, Austrian and Polish experience
  • Angelika Wolf: Turning Healthcare Compliance into Innovation and Profit - Developing Healthcare Compliance into a Strategic Complementary Asset to Ensure Innovation in the European Biotech / Healthcare Industry
  • Nina Zenz: Agile Innovation


The jury consisting of the Academic Directors of the program – Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Franke and Prof. Dr. Sabine T. Köszegi – finally selected Nina Zenz as winner.

In her master’s thesis she designs a model that facilitates the development of innovative products within large enterprises. The thesis is also an approach that describes the transition of large organizations from traditional product development towards agile innovation.

Congratulations to Nina Zenz for her outstanding achievement!

The full text versions of the master's theses are available here




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