The Center for Collaborative Commerce (CCC) supports the activities of the "Academic Partnership of ECR Germany". In March 2012, Professor
Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier and Dr. Michael Krings, CEO, Douglas Logistik GmbH, have been elected as chairmen of the advisory board of the Academic Partnership of ECR Germany.
Activities include the support of the annual conference of the Academic Partnership, the awarding of research funds for the Research Pool and the awarding of prizes in the category "Best Cooperation" for the EHI Science Award.
From 2007 until April 2012, the Center for Collaborative Commerce (CCC) supported various academic activities of ECR Europe’s International Commerce Institute (ICI).
These activities included the publishing of the International Commerce Review: ECR Journal at the Springer-Verlag as well as the management of the ICI - Unilever Research Grant. Moreover, the Center was responsible for the coordination of all 4 modules of the Progressive Management Programme (in cooperation with INSEAD, London Business School and the Wharton School) and the organization of the WHU modules.
From autumn 2012, this Programme will be continued under the name
ECR LAB with a strong emphasis on Asia.