Dr.ing. V.E. (Victor) Scholten

Profile

Victor Scholten is Assistant Professor in Technology-Based Entrepreneurship at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. Before joining Delft University of Technology in 2007, he held the position of Assistant Professor at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He received a PhD in entrepreneurship in 2006 at Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

Between 2009 and 2012 he was vice-program manager of the MSc programme Management of Technology program at TUDelft and since 2008 he is coordinator of the minor programme Technology-Based Entrepreneurship and coordinator of the MSc MOT specialisation ‘Emerging Technology-based Innovation and Entrepreneurship’. In addition to that, he was graduation coordinator for the section Technology, Strategy and Entrepreneurship from 2008 until 2012 and is member of the TPM exam committee since 2008. 

Research

His current research interests are in academic spin-out companies, technology transfer to SMEs, strategic business venturing, entrepreneurial teams and entrepreneurial networking strategies.

  • In 2010 he managed to become partner in a large Interreg project named KARIM (www.karimnetwork.eu) for which the TUDelft part surmounts up to 400k Euro. He coordinates various actions with respect to the Role of spin-out companies, Responsible Innovation within SMEs and sharing best practices  concerning teaching responsible innovation in technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship courses.
  • From 2010 onwards, he collaborates with Ege University, Turkey in a project on collaboration and technology transfer between local universities and SMEs in the Aegean region. In 2011 he was visiting scholar at Ege University in Turkey.
  • Since 2008, he coordinates two entrepreneurship research projects. One is the entrepreneurial intention and development among TUDelft students and the other is a yearly monitor of the YES!Delft incubator tenants.

Bachelor level
Minor on Technology-based entrepreneurship:

  • Essentials of Technology based  Entrepreneurship
  • Case writing on a technology-based SMe
  • Sustainable technology and  entrepreneurship

Master level
Specialization in Entrepreneurship:

  • Opportunity framing for entrepreneurs
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Learning from Silicon Valley

Victor Scholten has published in scientific and professional journals and contributed to scientific books. He was the co-author of a Best Paper Award for the IECER 2008 conference titled: "Exploring success determinants in spin-off creation: Empirical evidence from the Life Sciences in the Netherlands".

  • Rezaei, J., Ortt, R. and Scholten V. (2013). An improved fuzzy preference programming to evaluate entrepreneurship orientation. Applied Soft Computing, Available online 5 December 2012.
  • Temel, S., Scholten, V., Cengiz, R., Fortuin, F., Omta, S.W.F. (2013). University - Industry collaboration in Turkish SMEs: Investigation of a U-shaped relationship. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Vol 14(2): 77–00.
  • Abban, R., Omta, O., Aheto,K., Scholten, V. (2013) Connecting the Dots: A Multiple Case Study of the Network Relationships of SMEs in the NTAE Sector of Ghana. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, forthcoming in Vol 4, (1): 74 – 94.
  • Scholten, V., Hartmann, D., Trott, P. (2013). The Search Behaviour of Academic Start-Ups: Experiential Learning and the Role of Consultancy and Manufacturing Activities. in Ray Oakey, Aard Groen, Gary Cook, Peter Van Der Sijde (ed.) New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millennium (New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millenium, Volume 10), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.225-238.
  • Rezaei, J., Ortt, R. and Scholten V. (2012). Measuring entrepreneurship: Expert-based vs. data-based methodologies. Expert Systems with Applications, Vol 39(4): 4063–4074.
  • Geenhuizen, M. van, D.P. Soetanto, and Scholten V.E. (2012). Science parks: Changing roles and changing approaches to evaluation. P. 132-156.  In: CreativeKnowledge Cities: Myths, Visions and Realities. van Geenhuizen, M. and Nijkamp, P. (Eds.). Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd: Cheltenham UK. pp. 448.
  • Scholten, V.E. and Temel, S. (2013). Open Innovation, when firms borders perish. In Gupta and Trusko's Global Innovation Science Handbook.
  • Steen, van de M., R. Ortt and V. Scholten (2010). Exploring determinants of life sciences spin-off creation: empirical evidence from the Netherlands, Int. J. Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 10(1): 30-48.
  • Shah, C., Ortt, R. and V. Scholten (2010). Balancing innovations at large established firms. ISMOT book chapter.
  • Scholten, V.E., Jousma, H. (2009). The roles of scientists in the start-up of academic spin-off in the Life Sciences in the Netherlands. In: New Technology- Based Firms in the New Millennium, Volume 7, The Production and Distribution of Knowledge, R. Oakey, G. Cook, A. Groen, and P. Van Der Sijde. pp. 39-62 ISBN -978-1-84855-782-6
  • Scholten, V., S.W.F. Omta, R. Kemp and T. Elfring, 2007, Can Public Research institutes Provide their Spin-offs with legitimacy? The Impact of Spin-off support Provided by Public Research institutions on the External Endorsement of spin-offs. In: New Technology-based Firms in the New Millennium V, Elsevier, Oxford, Amsterdam.
  • Scholten, V., J. Hermans, and M. Schippers, 2009. Direct And Moderating Effects Of Top Management Team Characteristics On Strategic Entrepreneurial Behavior And Performance Of Small Ict Ventures. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference 2009. Wellesley, MA, USA, on June 4-6, 2009.
  • Jousma, H., van Rossum, P. and V. Scholten, 2009. Framework For Analyzing the Growth of University Research Parks Applied to the Bioscience Park in Leiden, the Netherlands. Triple Helix VII International Conference 17-19 June 2009. Glasgow : Scotland. 

Victor Scholten

Assistant Professor

Department:
Values, Technology and Innovation

Group:

Economics of Technology and Innovation

Research interests:
Academic spin-out companies
Technology transfer to SMEs
Strategic business venturing
Entrepreneurial teams
Entrepreneurial networking strategies


Additional information

Dr.ing. V.E. Scholten

publications
Publications in Pure
subjects
2009 - Sustainable Entrepreneurship
2008 - Opportunity Framing
2008 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2008 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2008 - Sustainable Entrepreneurship
2008 - Case Study in Technopreneurship
2008 - Technology and Strategy
2009 - Opportunity Framing
2009 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2010 - Case Study in Technopreneurship
2011 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2009 - MSc Thesis Project
2009 - Learning from Silicon Valley; innovation, entrepreneurship and cluster development
2010 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2009 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2009 - Case Study in Technopreneurship
2010 - Learning from Silicon Valley; innovation, entrepreneurship and cluster development
2010 - Opportunity Framing
2010 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2011 - MSc Thesis Project
2011 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2011 - Casestudy in Technopreneurship
2014 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
2014 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2012 - Sustainable Entrepreneurship
2013 - Sustainable Entrepreneurship
2012 - Casestudy in Technopreneurship
2014 - Essentials of entrepreneurship: technology and organisation
2013 - Casestudy in Technopreneurship
2013 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2013 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2014 - Entrepreneurship Annotation Week
2014 - Additional Entrepreneurship Annotation Final Thesis
2015 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2015 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
2015 - Essentials of entrepreneurship: technology and organisation
2014 - Casestudy in Technopreneurship
2012 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2012 - Essentials of Technology-Based Business
2013 - Learning from Silicon Valley
2016 - The Journey
2016 - The Journey
2016 - Managing Start-ups
2016 - Business development lab (short)
2016 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2016 - Essentials of entrepreneurship: technology and organisation
2016 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2017 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2015 - Ready to startup
2017 - HighTech Start Ups
2017 - Project entrepreneurship thesis related
2017 - Business development lab (short)
2017 - Health Entrepreneurship Basic Course
2017 - Health Entrepreneurship Basic Course
2017 - Health Business Development Lab
2017 - Health Business Development Lab
2016 - Project entrepreneurship thesis related
2017 - The Journey
2017 - The Journey
2017 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2017 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2017 - Essentials of entrepreneurship: technology and organisation
2017 - Managing Start-ups
2016 - Additional Entrepreneurship Annotation Final Thesis
2015 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2017 - Business Development Lab
2016 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2018 - Sustainable Business Venturing
2018 - Sustainable Business Venturing
2018 - Business development lab (short)
2018 - Business development lab (short)
2018 - Essentials of entrepreneurship: technology and organisation
2018 - The Journey
2018 - The Journey
2018 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2018 - Experience Entrepreneurship 1
2018 - Health Entrepreneurship Basic Course
2018 - Health Entrepreneurship Basic Course
2018 - Health Business Development Lab
2018 - Health Business Development Lab
2018 - Managing Start-ups
2017 - Sustainable Business Venturing
2017 - Sustainable Business Venturing
2018 - Project entrepreneurship thesis related
2018 - Business development lab (short)
2018 - Business Development Lab
2018 - Corporate Entrepreneurship
2018 - HighTech Start Ups
2015 - Additional Entrepreneurship Annotation Final Thesis
2017 - Bachelor graduation project Electrical Engineering
2018 - Extended Experience Entrepreneurship
2018 - Technology, Strategy and Entrepreneurship
2018 - Capstone Cyber Security
2018 - I&E Study
2018 - I&E Study
ancillary activities
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