Melanie Oßwald, Dipl.-Des., MMM
Melanie Oßwald manages Science Policy for the Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and is also a former Member of the German National Parliament.
She studied Design at the Class of Prof. Hans-Joachim Berndt at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg, her diploma thesis was a design study for a tablet and operating system. She also graduated from the Master programme „Marketing Management“ at FAU.
As a Doctoral Student, Melanie investigates side effects of co-creation like the IKEA Effect and pursues the idea that design evaluation principles might also apply to Open Innovation processes. She currently works on the research projects CoDi and JOSEPHS.
The IKEA Effect in Innovation Co-Creation
18th Open and User Innovation Conference (OUI) (Utrecht University, 8. July 2019 - 10. July 2019)
Selecting Co-Creators for Open Innovation
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