CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation

The CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation (CIJ) is targeted at communicating thought-provoking, contemporary, and latest findings in experimental innovation research.

CIJ is a research journal that publishes results of empirical research on the practice of strategic technology and innovation management. CIJ is a multi-disciplinary, open on-line journal that is devoted to the latest research and theory development in in-situ innovation experimentation, strategic innovation management, knowledge exchange and management, and innovation policy issues in cross-sections of science, technology, innovation, and business. The intent of CIJ is to be intellectually challenging providing evidence-based results that guide decision-making in managing innovations.

Editorial Team

Editor in-Chief

Saku Juhani Makinen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland and CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Managing Editor

Valeria Brancolini, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Senior Editors

Julian Birkinshaw, London Business School, United Kingdom

Markus Nordberg, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

Martin Steinert, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Roberto Verganti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Matteo Vignoli, Universita' degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), Italy

You can see the full Editorial Board team at this page.



Call for papers for a CIJ Special Issue “Experiments in an Organisational Context”


Submission deadline: 31st July 2017


Special Issue editors

Christiansen, J. Copenhagen Business School

Birkinshaw, J. London Business School

Le Masson, P. MINES ParisTech - PSL Research University 

Mäkinen, S.J. Tampere University of Technology/CERN


Posted: 2017-03-09 More...
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Table of Contents


S.J. Mäkinen, M. Steinert, M. Vignoli, J. Birkinshaw, M. Nordberg