Areas of Expertise
- Indicators for innovations in the creative economy
- Network analysis and statistics
- Knowledge bases and knowledge dynamics
- Evolutionary economic geography
Since July 2023 Dr. Benjamin Klement is head of the Innovative Regions Unit. He joined the Fraunhofer IMW Innovation Policy and Transfer Design Unit as a research fellow in February 2018. He completed his PhD at Philipps-Universität Marburg in the field of economic geography. In his dissertation on »Cumulative and Combinatorial Knowledge Dynamics: Their Role For Continuity and Change In Regional Path Development«, he analyzed to what extent and precisely how the specialization and combination of regional knowledge bases promote the adaptation of regional economies to technical and social changes.