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Thesis on sustainable mobility solutions rated as one of the best this year

Hani Elzoumor’s thesis on the role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context was recognized by the committee of the Gothenburg University Sustainability Thesis Award (GUSTA Award), as one of the best master theses for 2020.

The University of Gothenburg's Sustainability Thesis Award, GUSTA, recognizes and offers awards to outstanding theses written on sustainable development related topics within the University of Gothenburg. The award is meant to motivate students to critically engage with sustainability issues and search for more knowledge towards a sustainable world. The project addresses all bachelors, magister and masters students in all programmes across the university.

The winners of this year's award were announced in November 2020. (Link to news: https://gmv.chalmers.gu.se/student-hub/gusta+award) Although Hani’s thesis did not receive the award, the committee recognized it as one of the best master theses for this year. The recognition is based on the thesis contribution as being very comprehensive and having a high quality, especially regarding how VGR can assist SMEs transform the region’s mobility system towards a more sustainable one.

The title of the master thesis that Hani co- wrote with Spiros Strachinis at the Challenge Lab of Chalmers University of Technology is “The role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context: An investigation of SMEs developing new mobility solutions in Västra Götaland County” and you can read it here. https://gupea.ub.gu.se/handle/2077/62926

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Hani Elzoumor