Unit profile


Innovation conducts research on innovations, both of a technical and social nature. The aim is to strengthen the innovation capacity of individuals, groups and organisations through the entire innovation process from idea to commercialisation and application. Some examples are regional and national innovation systems, public policy, business models, technology, methods and tools that are central to the innovation process. Sustainability pervades our research, where environmental as well as economic and social aspects are taken into account.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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