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Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship

Research project
Active research
Project period
2020 - ongoing
Project owner
Unit for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Department of Economy and Society

Financed by Maureen McKelvey's Research Programme: “Knowledge- intensive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Transforming society through knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship”, VR DNR 2017–03360. Swedish Research Council Distinguished Professor’s Programme.

Short description

The project is part of Professor McKelvey’s Distinguished Professors Program on knowledge-intensive entrepreneurial ecosystems. The Program has three goals: firstly to conceptualize knowledge intensive entrepreneurial ecosystems. Secondly, to analyse the dynamic relationships involving collective and individual action between knowledge intensive entrepreneurs (as individuals) and the surrounding institutions, firms and organizations. And thirdly, to explain changes in these knowledge-intensive entrepreneurial ecosystems over time.

Doctoral student: Madeleine Englund
Supervisor: Olof Zaring
Assistant supervisor: Maureen McKelvey