Simcha Jong


Assistant Professor (Lecturer)


Simcha is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Management Science and Innovation. He is a principal investigator on a number of research projects that focus on enhancing our understanding of the innovative and competitive dynamics governing new science-based industries in fields such as biotechnology, nanotechnology and clean technology. More

Simcha Jong's CV

The Group

Simcha has brought together an international, interdisciplinary research group with a common interest in the innovative and competitive dynamics of novel marketplaces. More.


Simcha’s research group examines issues related to strategic management, innovation and entrepreneurship with an emphasis on the life sciences sector.



Simcha teaches the MSIN9001 Dissertation module in the BSc Information Management for Business program and the MSING016 Strategy for high-tech ventures module in the MSc Technology Enterpreneurship program. More


S. Jong and K. Slavova (2014), "When publications lead to products; The open science conundrum in new product development," Research Policy Vol. 43(4), pp. 645-654. 

S. Jong (2011), "Commercializing a disruptive technology," Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 29(8).

S. Massaro and S. Jong (2011), "To think or feel? Trust within hierarchy and knowledge-intensive work," Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings

S. Jong (2009), "When times get tough," Nature Biotechnology Vol 27(3).

S. Jong (2008), “Academic organizations and new industrial fields; Berkeley and Stanford after the rise of biotechnology,” Research Policy, Vol. 37(8), pp. 1267-1282.

S. Jong (2006), “How organizational structures in science shape spin-off firms: the biochemistry departments of Berkeley, Stanford, and UCSF and the birth of the biotech industry,” Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 15(2), pp. 251-283.