KTH – Royal Institute of Technology

The Department of Industrial Economics & Management is in its research, as well as in its teaching, focused on management of industry and technology as well as on industrial dynamics, i.e. the mechanisms behind industrial and technical change.



Lund University

Center for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy (CIRCLE) is one of the largest units in Europe dealing with Innovation studies.



Tampere University of Technology

The Department of Industrial Management supports organizations in their business renewal and generates new knowledge in order to enhance their competitiveness and sustainability.



VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

The Unit for Innovation, Policy and Economy (IPE) undertakes multi-disciplinary research on innovation and innovation systems in advanced and developing countries, as well as broad range of research and innovation policy support services ranging from evaluation and monitoring to.



Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation

Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organisation for financing research, development and innovation in Finland. We boost wide-ranging innovation activities in research communities, industry and service sectors.




VINNOVAis Sweden’s innovation agency. Our mission is to promotesustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation, as well as funding needs-driven research.