Moritz Goeldner, Alexander Kaufmann, Vivienne Paton and Cornelius Herstatt:
"Are Patients a Valuable Source of Innovation for R&D of Medical Devices? The Case of Medical Smartphone Applications"
Matthias R. Guertler, Maik Holle and Udo Lindemann:
"Open Innovation: Industrial Application and Demands – a Qualitative Study"
Marc Marheineke, Hagen Habicht and Kathrin M. Möslein:
"Standing in Misunderstanding: Analyzing Boundary Objects' Effectiveness in Innovation Communities"
Candidates for the Best Paper award were proposed by the session chairs - ten candidates were invited to present their research in a 3 minute elevator pitch presentation leading to a final decision by members of the programme committee the keynote speakers and the audience. Prices of the Best Paper Award were kindly provided by Carl Zeiss AG.