Anders Broström promoted to Professor
Anders Broström has been promoted to Professor in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of Intellectual Assets at the Department of Economy and Society, School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.
As of October 1, Professor Anders Broström is employed as Visiting Professor (20%) at the Unit for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also Managing Director of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Associate Professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Anders Broström is an important member of the Gothenburg U-GOT KIES centre and will now have the opportunity work even closer with other members of the centre and have a greater impact on the research and centre activities.
- The centre has established itself as a leading node for innovation and entrepreneurship research, and it is a fantastic opportunity for me to be active in this environment as Visiting Professor, says Anders Broström.
Excellent research, renew graduate education and impact society
The Gothenburg U-GOT KIES centre brings together a wide range of affiliated researchers, policy makers, intermediary organization partners, firms and entrepreneurs, all interested to have active discussions about the knowledge-intensive innovation ecosystems. Anders Broström's expertise complements existing research at the centre about knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship and innovation. He has particular experience from studying how investments in research, education and innovation turn out, and in examining the interaction between different actors in the knowledge society.
Professor Broström’s research and promotion to professor and recruitment as Visiting Professor will promote the three goals of the Gothenburg U-GOT KIES centre excellent research, renew graduate education and impact society – in relation to innovation studies and entrepreneurship.
Maureen McKelvey, Professor of Industrial Management at the School of Business, Economics and Law, and Director of the Gothenburg U-GOT KIES centre.
- We are very proud of Anders and his achievements! Becoming a professor marks the pinnacle of achievement in the academic world! Anders and I have interacted over research since he was a PhD student. I've always been impressed by his genuine interest in both developing new knowledge about technological development and universities as well as ensuring contact between academia and many societal partners. Congratulations!
Close work with the PhD education
In addition to research, Professor Broström will take on the important position as Head of PhD studies in 'Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of Intellectual Assets". He will work in close connection with the PhD students, and as part of this position, he is also the main supervisor for the Unit’s three newly recruited PhD students during their first year.
- With several very interesting PhD student projects underway and a new cohort setting out this semester, I expect to see a new wave of research on the dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems springing from our group in the years ahead.