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Rutten, Maarten .E.J.

pasfoto UT klein_76845742.jpgName ir. Maarten Rutten
Department Construction Management & Engineering
Room Horsttoren 411
Tel. +31 (0)53 489 6832
Tel. secretary +31 (0)53 489 2670/4254
Fax +31 (0)53 489 2511
Position 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

  1. 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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

  1. Rutten, M.E.J. (2008). LamikonLongLife en de Q-woning: twee voorbeelden van samen innoveren. Building Innovation, september 2008, p. 30-33.
  2. Rutten, M.E.J., Grevers, A. (2007). Leiderschap in open innovatie: voorbeelden uit de bouw. Building Innovation, oktober/november 2007, p. 14-19.
  3. Rutten, M.E.J. (2007). Steeds meer bedrijven nemen de rol van systeemintegrator op zich. Cobouw, 26 april 2007, p 5.