Nivedita Agarwal is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Information Systems, University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Her research interest are in the fields of Open Innovation (online platforms and communities, user engagement and value creation), Frugal & Social Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship and Corporate Sustainability.
She completed her PhD from Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg and her dissertation topic was "Innovation Landscape in Developed and Developing Markets: A conceptual and empirical study on technology convergence and low cost innovations". She is an engineer at the core and also has more than five years of industry experience in consulting and marketing domain.
Currently, Nivedita is also working in projects and research for open customer integration and service prototyping.