Maria Elmquist

Head of Department and Professor, Technology Management and Economics

Maria Elmquist (formerly Backman) is the Head of the Department of Technology Management and Economics. She also works at the division of Innovation and R&D Management.

- To book a meeting or for inquiries about the department, please contact Carina Hedberg (Support for Head of Dept.),, 031-772 21 76

Maria uses mainly qualitative methods (interviews, observation, interaction research…) and is used to working in close collaboration with industrial partners (according to a collaborative research approach) where the objective is to create knowledge that is relevant to both academics and practitioners. Her research has appeared in journals such as Research Policy, R&D Management and Creativity and Innovation Management. Maria is also an affiliated researcher at the CGS at Mines ParisTech.

Read about her publications at Google Scholar.
  • Innovation Management Seminar Course (master level)
  • Researching Technology Management and Economics (Doctoral student level)
  • Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (Doctoral student level)

Department target area: Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Published: Tue 28 Jan 2020.