Welcome to the Chair of Innovation & Creativity

Welcome to the Chair of Innovation & Creativity. We invite you to navigate our webpages to learn more about Research, Teaching, opportunities for Bachelor and Master Theses, and more (links below).


From left to right, Dr. Gonzalo Luna-Cortes, Ms. Grazia Pia Palmiotti, Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta, Mrs. Susanne Senner, Ms. Natalia Rogova.

We are Available for You

The pandemic is an unprecedented event, but it is also an opportunity for Creativity and Growth. At our chair of Innovation and Creativity, we are always available for you. Feel free to reach out to us, our team is always available and accessible. We’re in this together. Click here to contact us anytime


Videos from the Chair of Innovation & Creativity

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Explore Exciting Thesis Topics at our Chair

We invite Master’s and Bachelor’s students to explore exciting and innovative Thesis Topics at our chair across multiple areas including behavioral…

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Presenting an Innovative and Unique Course: The Science of Happiness

For the Science of Happiness webpage, and all course information, click here
If you are a currently enrolled WFI or KU student and are…
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Action Learning and Partners in our Classes

Students in our Summer Semester courses worked on innovative team projects in partnership with companies to solve real world problems posed by these…

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Master's Students Pitch their New Venture Ideas to 7 Expert Judges

Students in our course “From Idea to Commercialization: Start-up School,” pitched their new venture ideas to 7 experts in the field of innovation and…

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Successful Entrepreneurs and Innovators from Germany and USA Conduct Classes and Interact with Students in our “From Idea to Commercialization: Start-up School” Master course, Winter 2020-2021.

Students had the opportunity to learn from 8 different visiting guest speakers from Germany and USA as part of our Master course, From Idea to…

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A Video Message from Our Team Members

Members of the Chair of Innovation & Creativity share their experience during the lockdown and provides some tips and recommendations


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IN-Q Workshop on CliftonStrengths: Identifying and Leveraging your Strengths

Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta and Prof. Dr. Jens Hogreve hosted a workshop on CliftonStrengths, featuring an experienced CliftonStrengths coach, Nicole…

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Teaching Award @WFI, “Preis der Lehre”

Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta was awarded the "Preis der Lehre", an annual honor for excellent teaching at WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management, in July…


Innovation & Creativity Students Break Another Record: STIHL Cutting Edge Award

Once again, students in the Innovation & Creativity class (summer semester) broke records in a nationwide Open Innovation Challenge. Four teams out of…


Three International Guest Professors visit our Master’s Course: Consumer Psychology & Decision Making, Winter 2020-2021

Three internationally renowned professors – Prof. Vanessa Patrick-Ralhan (USA), Prof. Rebecca Reczek (USA) and Dr. Timo Mandler (France) – visited the…

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Secretary for the Chair: Susanne Senner

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Susanne Senner

Chair of Innovation & Creativity
Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
WFI - Ingolstadt School of Management
Auf der Schanz 49, Room 322 NB

Room: 322 NB
Phone: +49 (0) 841 937 - 21951
Email: Team.Matta(at)ku.de