Ren, L., Xie, G. and J.J. Krabbendam (2010), Sustainable competitive advantage and marketing innovation within firms: a pragmatic approach for Chinese firms, Management Research Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 79-89.
Ren, L, Zeng, D and J.J. Krabbendam (2010), Technological Innovation Progress in Central China: A Survey to 42 Firms, Journal of Knowledge-based Innovation in China, Vol. 2 No. 2, pp. 1756-1418.
Zhu, D, Zeng, D. and L. Ren (2010), R&D Performance of the Innovation Entities in the NIS: Based on the DEA Method, China Management Science, Iss. 18, pp. 560-566.
NSFC joint project, titled "The Entities’ Co-evolution and Operational Mechanism of Collaborative Innovation Ecosystem", 2015.01-2018.12, Project No. 71473067.
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) joint project partner, titled "The Conflicts Evolution Mechanism and Management Countermeasures on Industrial Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance", 2012.01-2015.12, Project No. 71173066.
Initiator and Program Leader of the joint International MBA Program offered by the University of Twente (The Netherlands) and Hunan University (China), 2008-2010.
KNAW projects, titled "Management of Technical Innovation of the Chinese Firms in the Transition Economy", 2008-2010, Project No. 05CDP022 and the follow-up Project No. 08CDP033.
Core player in the EU Asia-Link project Managing Implementation of Enterprise Information Systems, 2005-2008, Project No. ASIE/2005/105-567.