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Hendrik Send, Prof. Dr.

Dr. Hendrik Send is project leader in the research area “Internet-enabled Innovation” at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. Also, he is professor at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences and organiser of the master program ‘online communication’. Prior to this he studied physics, holds a diploma in Electronic Business at the UdK Berlin and did his PhD at the Universität St. Gallen about Innovation-Communities and idea generation.

Hendrik Send has two own externally funded research projects currently. In the DFG-funded project Open! he explores platforms for collaborative design of open source objects together with colleagues from the Technical University of Berlin and from the Université de Grenoble. The innogy Foundation is providing funding for the project Smart Energy User Innovation where we study opportunities of user innovation for the energy transition in Germany together with Matti Große of TU Berlin.

Hendrik Send


Associated Researcher: Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society

Journal articles and conference proceedings

v. Richthofen, G., Ogolla, S., & Send, H. (2021). , H. (2021). Adopting AI at work: Empirical insights from German organizations. 37th Colloquium European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS), 1-24. Publication details

Grosse, M., Send, H., & Schildhauer, T. (2019). Lessons Learned from Establishing the Energy-Informatics Business Model: Case of a German Energy Company. Sustainability, 11(3), 857. DOI: 10.3390/su11030857 Publication details

Send, H., Friesike, S., & Zuch, A.N. (2013). Motivation for Participation in Co-Creation. Conference Proceedings EURAM 2013. Publication details

Edited works

Große, M., Send, H. & Loitz, T. (2018). Smart Energy in Deutschland: Wie Nutzerinnovationen die Energiewende voranbringen. Berlin, Deutschland: Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft. DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3249002 Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

Bihr, P., Bohn, S., Send, H. (2021). Freie Technologien für die Gesellschaft. In M. Gibson-Kunze, C. Golbeck, A. Halfmann, T.-J. Smith, Die Große Transformation in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, 36. Berlin: UVG-Verlag. Publication details

Send, H., Riedel, A., & Hansch, A. (2014). Crowdsourcing and Climate Change: Applications of Collaborative Information Systems for Monitoring and Response. In Albrecht, E., Schmidt, M., Mißler-Behr, M. & Spyra, S. P. N., Implementing Adaptation Strategies by Legal, Economic and Planning Instruments on Climate Change. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer. Publication details

Working paper

Neumann, E.K., Send, H., Tech, R.P.G. (2017). Central components of open business models. What makes an open business model open? HIIG Discussion Paper Series. Publication details

Send, H., Friesike, S., & Zuch, A. N. (2014). Participation in On-Line Co-Creation: Assessment and Review of Motivations. HIIG Discussion Paper Series, 2014(01). Publication details

Friesike, S. and Send, H. & Tech, R. P. G. (2014). What Do Consumers Use 3D Printers For? SSRN. Publication details

Other publications

Bihr, P., Bohn, S. & Send, H. (2021). Free technologies for the whole world to use – why open source hardware is in the public interest. Digital Society Blog, 18.01.2021. Publication details

Send, H. & Köhne, S. (2021). Ins Netz gegangen. Human Resources Manager (01/2021), 16-17. Publication details

Send, H., Ebert, J., Friesike, S., Gollatz, K., & Schildhauer, T. (2014). Online Mit­machen und Entscheiden – Partizipationsstudie 2014, Berlin: Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Myth: AI is disrupting knowledge work
Why AI?. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Online, Germany: 10.06.2021 Further information

Hendrik Send

Expect the Unexpected: Implementing AI at the Workplace
re:publica 2019. STATION, Berlin, Germany: 06.05.2019 Further information

Shirley Ogolla, Hendrik Send

User innovation in communities: a systematic literature review
Digital Enablement Conference. University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: 01.12.2016

Matti Große, Hendrik Send

User innovation in communities: a systematic literature review
16th International Schumpeter Society Conference (Session: The Digital Economy). International Schumpeter Society. Hotel Bonaventure, Montréal, Canada: 08.07.2016

Matti Große, Hendrik Send

Organisation of events

Digital Lunch Talk with Johanna Mair, Alberto Bertello, Thomas Gegenhuber & Stephan Bohn
Open Lunch Talk Series. The potential of Open Innovation to cope with Grand Challenges.. 30.11.2021. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International) Further information

Stephan Bohn, Thomas Schildhauer, Hendrik Send

Symposium: Der smarte Weg für die Energiewende
From 22.06.2018 to 22.06.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Deutschland (National) Further information

Mehera Hassan, Thomas Richter, Matti Grosse, Hendrik Send

Disrupted: The unconventional discussion platform on open innovation and the future of the automotive industry along the supply chain
13.09.2017. Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Unversity St. Gallen (National)

Vivian Weitzl, Jessica Schmeiss, Martina Weifenbach, Thomas Schildhauer, Hendrik Send

Participation as expert

Fokusgruppe “Künstliche Intelligenz in der Arbeitswelt” Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS). Online, Berlin, Germany: 15.01.2021 Further information

Georg von Richthofen

Media appearances

Blackout bei Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp: Wie wichtig sind soziale Medien für Sie? (05.10.2021). BR Podcast: Tagesgespräch
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Blackout bei Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp: Wie wichtig sind soziale Medien für Sie? (05.10.2021). BR24live - Tagesgespräch
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Ins Netz gegangen (05.03.2021). Human Resources Manager
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Digitalexperte: "Eins-zu-eins-Kommunikation wird immer relevant bleiben" (03.08.2019). Inforadio
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Digitales Streiten (01.08.2019). Neue Narrative

Algorithmen am Arbeitsplatz: Job-Killer KI? Wie uns Untergangs-Szenarien von den wirklich wichtigen Fragen ablenken (15.05.2019). FOCUS Online
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RWE Stiftungstag – Teil 1: Energiegeladenes Hauptseminar (02.12.2015).
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3D-Druck: Hype oder Revolution? (15.10.2015). X:enius (arte)
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"Junge beteiligen sich hier stärker als an Wahlen" (03.03.2015). Schwäbische Post
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