Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Entrepreneurship and strategy are more important than ever in a world of innovation. Entrepreneurship can be broadly associated with the creation of new value and thus includes activities in and between organizations as well as starting new ventures. Strategy for innovation is crucial not only for established firms or new ventures but also for succeeding with more open and collaborative ways of innovating.

The division of Entrepreneurship and Strategy comprises four research groups and is supplier of education, especially to master program EBD (Entrepreneurship and Business Design) at Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship as well as MEI (Management and Economics of Innovation). The division is also engaged in R&D in collaboration with Chalmers Ventures​ and Chalmers co-owned Johanneberg Science Park and Lindholmen Science Park. The division also is involved in the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership.

The research groups of the division are:

  1. Business Innovation Group. Key activities for this group are the Born Global venture growth program as well as the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership. The group does research into issues such as Business Models, Open Innovation, Entrepreneurial methods, Venture Capital and IP management.
  2. Entrepreneurship Research Group. A key activity for this group is the Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship platform as well as its bio-entrepreneurship and tech-entrepreneurship tracks. Research focuses on nascent entrepreneurship, venture entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial education. 
  3. Managing In Between​ group. Key activities for this group is research with and about collaborative research and innovation environments, such as Science Parks and Centers. The group also offers courses and expertise around organizing and Organizational Behavior (OB). Research focuses on collaborative innovation and organizing for innovation.
  4. Organizational Renewal group.  Key activities for this group are the corporate entrepreneurship track at Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship as well as the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership. Research focuses on corporate renewal and value-based leadership.

Page manager Published: Mon 05 Jul 2021.