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

Relevant Publications
Conference contributions and other activities
Relevant Publications

Journal articles and conference proceedings

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. Publication details

Book contributions and chapters

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

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

Other publications

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

Conference contributions and other activities

Organisation of events

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 Dopfer, Thomas Schildhauer, Hendrik Send

Media appearances

RWE Stiftungstag – Teil 1: Energiegeladenes Hauptseminar (02.12.2015). rwe.com
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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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