PD Dr. Henning Kroll

PD Dr. Henning Kroll
PD Dr. Henning Kroll
External Employees
Lecturers other Institution
Economic Geography Section

Focus in research and teaching

Areas of expertise
Regional research and innovation indicators;
Clusters, networks and regional innovation systems;
Actor-based analysis of innovation systems in Germany, Europe and China;
Technology oriented regional development including questions of structural change;
Evaluation of regional innovation and technology policy including ESIF;
Regional economic theory.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Professional career

    Studies of Geography at the Leibniz University Hanover
    Coordinator of Business Unit Innovation Trends and Knowledge Dynamics
    CC Innovation and Knowledge Economy, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI


    Habilitation (professorial qualifications)
    An Exploration of Recent Changes in European Regional Policy

    PhD Thesis
    Entstehung und Entwicklung universitärer Spin-off-Aktivitäten in China - eine regional vergleichende Analyse (Origin and development of university spin-off activities in China - a regional comparative analysis)

    Diploma (master degree equivalente)
    Wissensbasiertes Wirtschaftswachstum in Schwellenländern am Beispiel der Volksrepublik China, Regionale Innovationspotentiale und Wachstumsprozesse (Knowledge-based economic growth in emerging markets using the example of the People's Republic of China, regional innovation potentials and growth processes)