University of Gothenburg
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PhD programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Our PhD programme aims to train competent and creative researchers in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of Intellectual Assets. During the programme, PhD candidates pursue their own research projects supported by supervisors and other resources.

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Meet Madeleine - PhD student in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management of Intellectual Assets is the study of innovation processes, their determinants and social and economic outcomes.

The research encompasses:

  • The actors in innovation processes
  • Innovations as systems and the role of networks and institutions
  • The role of knowledge and learning in innovation processes
  • Particular characteristics of innovations in time and space
  • The management of intellectual capital space, such as the role of clusters
  • Social and economic outcomes of innovation
  • The role of innovation policy


Study plan for the PhD programme in innovation and entrepreneurship

General study plan Innovation and Entrepreneurship (pdf)