Katja Krämer is Research Associate at the Chair of Information Systems I, Innovation & Value Creation at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. Her research interests are set on Open Research, Open Innovation, Co-creation and qualitative research methods. Besides, she is lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and regurlarly working as Reviewer for Conferences like AMCIS, ECIS and ICIS. Within her research she explores the diffusion of co-creation expertise in organizations. Before her time as Research Associate, Katja Krämer used to work for companies like adidas AG, Siemens AG and Mendeley Ltd. Furthermore, she was innovation consultant at HYVE AG, Open Innovation Specialist in Munich. There, she coordinated multi-national, qualitative and quantitative user-centered research projects for companies located in various industries.