Nadine Erk


External doctoral

Nadine Erk
Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM)


Building: 3011

Kackertstra├če 7

52072 Aachen



  • External doctoral, RWTH Aachen (since 04/2020)
  • M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (Applied Economics and Finance) at Copenhagen Business School in Copenhagen, 2013-2015. Exchange semester at Koc University in Istanbul. Thesis in co-operation with Akvola Technologies on internationalization strategies
  • B.Sc. in General Management at European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, 2010-2013. Exchange semester at Seoul National University in Seoul. Thesis in co-operation with Deutsche Bank on the effects of a lender of last resort and competition in the banking industry

Professional experience (selected):

  • Senior Consultant at McKinsey & Company in Berlin, since 2018: Focus on healthcare and pharma clients and topics such as post-merger integration and process optimization
  • Healthcare Consultant at Orphoz in Berlin, 2016-2017
  • Business Development and Corporate Finance intern at Akvola Technologies in Berlin, 2015
  • Economics intern at the German Embassy in Seoul, 2012

Research interests:

  • Innovation Ecosystem
  • (Sustainable) Business Model Innovation
  • Business and Market Development
  • Collaborative Value Creation