Madeleine Englund

About Madeleine Englund

PhD student, Unit for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Department of Economy and Society, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

Madeleine Englund is a PhD student in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of Intellectual Assets. She is undertaking her doctoral education as part of Professor McKelvey’s Swedish Research Council Distinguished Professors’ Research Program on “Knowledge-intensive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Transforming society through knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship”.

Englund obtained her MSc Degree in Innovation and Industrial Management from the University of Gothenburg in 2015. Her Master's thesis investigated Chinese entrepreneurs’ perceived challenges from a gender perspective. Together with co-author Sofia Berg the thesis was granted the Sten A Olsson foundation scholarship, which facilitated research on site in Hangzhou, China.

Englund is investigating knowledge-intensive innovative entrepreneurship in equestrian sports technology.

Her research interests

  • Knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship
  • Sports innovation, specifically horsetech
  • Innovation ecosystems
  • Knowledge development