Rutten, Maarten .E.J.




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ir. Maarten Rutten


Construction Management & Engineering


Horsttoren 411


+31 (0)53 489 6832

Tel. secretary

+31 (0)53 489 2670/4254


+31 (0)53 489 2511



Assistant Professor




Postal address

Maarten Rutten

University of Twente

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Department of Construction Management & Engineering

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands



MSc in Architecture, Building and Planning, Eindhoven University of Technology


Propaedeutic diploma in Psychology, Maastricht University

Employment record


2009 – present: Assistant Professor, University of Twente


2006 – 2009: PhD student, University of Twente


2005 – 2006: Consultant, Beco Group



R&D alliances, systems integrators



Markets, organization & innovation (master course)


Procurement strategies & tendering (master course)



Best Paper Award for the paper ‘Interorganizational cooperation in innovation: the role of systems integrators’ presented at the 1st Manubuild International Conference, 25-26 April 2007, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


Best Master’s Thesis of the Year from the department of Architecture, Building and Planning, Eindhoven University of Technology. Nomination for Mignot Award 2005.


Refereed journal papers


Rutten, M.E.J., Dorée, A.G. and Halman, J.I.M (2009). Innovation and interorganizational cooperation: a synthesis of literature. Construction Innovation, 9(3), p. 285-297.

Conference proceedings


Rutten, M.E.J., Dorée, A.G. and Halman, J.I.M. (2008). How companies without the benefit of authority create innovation through collaboration. Paper presented at the 24th Annual ARCOM Conference, September 1 - 3, Cardiff, UK.


Rutten, M.E.J., Dorée, A.G. and Halman, J.I.M. (2008). Fostering commitment to cooperate when leading interorganizational innovation. Paper presented at the 15th International Product Development Management Conference, June 30 - July 1, Hamburg, Germany.


Rutten, M.E.J., Dorée, A.G. and Halman, J.I.M. (2007). Interorganizational cooperation in construction: the role of systems integrators. Paper presented at the 1st ManuBuild International Conference, April 25 - 26, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Professional publications


Rutten, M.E.J. (2008). LamikonLongLife en de Q-woning: twee voorbeelden van samen innoveren. Building Innovation, september 2008, p. 30-33.


Rutten, M.E.J., Grevers, A. (2007). Leiderschap in open innovatie: voorbeelden uit de bouw. Building Innovation, oktober/november 2007, p. 14-19.


Rutten, M.E.J. (2007). Steeds meer bedrijven nemen de rol van systeemintegrator op zich. Cobouw, 26 april 2007, p 5.