Dr Paul Wiegmann , MSc

Paul Wiegmann

(external) researcher
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Paul Wiegmann is a PhD candidate at the Department of Technology and Operations Management. He conducts research about the impact of standards on innovation. Before joining ERIM as a PhD candidate, Paul obtained a BSc in Management from the University of Warwick (UK) and a MSc in Management of Innovation from Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In addition to his research, Paul has acted as First Year Representative (2013-2014) and Chairman (2014-2015) on the ERIM PhD council.

Professional experience

(external) researcher

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management


Scholarly Publications (10)

  • P.M. Wiegmann (2019). Managing Innovation and Standards - A Case in the European Heating Industry. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan
  • P.M. Wiegmann (2018). Thoughts on the Implications of Multi-Mode Standardisation for Future Research. In K. Jakobs & R.V. O'Connor (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2018 - Standards for a Smarter Future (pp. 287-295). Aachen: Verlagshaus Mainz
  • S.P. Toussaint & P.M. Wiegmann (2017). Towards a Secure Future of the Internet of Things: Understanding Drivers for Security Standardization. In K. Jakobs & K. Blind (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2017 - Digitalisation: Challenge and Opportunity for Standardisation (pp. T387-T406). Aachen: Verlagshaus Mainz
  • P.M. Wiegmann (2017). Forum Choice in Standardisation - A Choice Experimental Approach. In K. Jakobs & K. Blind (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2017 - Digitalisation: Challenge and Opportunity for Standardisation (pp. T433-T448). Aachen: Verlagshaus Mainz
  • H.J. de Vries & P.M. Wiegmann (2017). Impact of service standardization on service innovation. In R. Hawkins, K. Blind & R. Page (Eds.), Handbook of Standards and Innovation (pp. 187-211). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • P.M. Wiegmann, H.J. de Vries & K. Blind (2017). Multi-Mode Standardisation: A Critical Review and a Research Agenda. Research Policy, 46 (9), 1370-1386. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2017.06.002
  • P.M. Wiegmann (2016). Managing Standards in Radical Innovation Projects - The Case of Micro Combined Heat and Power. In K Jakobs, A Mione, A.F Cutting-Decelle & S Mignon (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2016 - Co-opetition and Open Innovation (pp. 455-472). Aachen: Wissenschaftsverlag Mainz
  • P.M. Wiegmann (2014). Choosing the Right Strategy - Considerations in Allocating Resources in Standard Setting. In I Mijatovic & K Jakobs (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2014 - Cooperation between standardisation organisations and the scientific and academic community (pp. 263-277). Aachen: Wissenschaftsverlag Mainz
  • H.J. de Vries, J. Trietsch & P.M. Wiegmann (2014). Towards a community of standardisation professionals. In I. Mijatović, J. Filipovic & A. Horvat (Eds.), Proceedings 11th International Conference “Standardization, Protypes and Quality: A Means of Balkan Countries’Collaboration” (pp. 13-20). Belgrade: University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
  • P.M. Wiegmann (2013). Combining Modes of Standard Setting - Analysing Strategies and the Case of Connectors for Charging Electric Vehicles in Europe. In K. Jakobs, H.J. de Vries, A. Ganesh, A. Gulacsi & I. Soetert (Eds.), EURAS Proceedings 2013 - Standards: Boosting European Competitiveness (pp. 397-411). Aachen: Wissenschaftsverlag Mainz

Doctoral Thesis

Past courses

Innovation and interface management

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME048
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master