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Graduation for Master's students in Innovation and Entrepreneurship


255 Master’s students from the School of Business, Economics and Law received their diploma at the graduation ceremony in the Gothenburg Concert Hall on 20 June. There were 50 students from Innovation and Industrial Management and 13 students from Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship graduating on this day.

Innovation and Industrial Management

Group picture IIM
Photo: Carina Gran

Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship

Group picture KBE
Photo: Carina Gran

The Richard C. Malmsten Award for best thesis, 2019

Each year, at the graduation ceremony, the Richard C. Malmsten Memorial Foundation gives an award to the best thesis in each programme. The students behind the papers receive the honor and a scholarship of SEK 10,000 each. Felix Ebert was the winners from Innovation and Industrial Management, with the thesis ”The effects of defaults on the adoption of digital radical and incremental innovations”. The winners from Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship were Daniel Gustafsson och Johanna Herstedt with the thesis ”The future of innovative partnerships – How can large global corporations and startups form successful collaborations?”.

Congratulations to our graduating students and to the winners of Richard C. Malmsten Award!