Search for dissertations about: "Research commercialization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the words Research commercialization.

  1. 1. Working Together Exploring Relational Tensions in Swedish Academia

    Author : Tobias Fridholm; Anders Malmberg; Anders Waxell; Per Lundequist; Oliver Ibert; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic geography; Relational tensions; Academic research; Academic entrepreneurship; Research commercialization; Creativity; Creative milieus; Innovation; Innovation systems; Trust; Authority; Research policy; Triple helix; Biotechnology; Swedish research; Universities; Expertise; Professionalism; Professions; Research collaboration; Collaborations; Research funding; Ekonomisk geografi; Relationella spänningar; Akademisk forskning; Akademiskt entreprenörskap; Forskningskommersialisering; Kreativitet; Kreativa miljöer; Innovation; Innovationssystem; Tillit; Auktoritet; Forskningspolitik; Trippel helix; Bioteknik; Svensk forskning; Universitet; Expertis; Professioner; Professionalism; Samverkan; Tredje uppgiften; Forskningsfinansiering; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This study explores the basic social conditions for high-quality university research, and focuses on research in science and technology in Sweden. Swedish research policy has adopted more of a market perspective on academic research and its role in society. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing beyond firm boundaries: Leveraging user innovation networks

    Author : Linus Dahlander; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; community; free and open source software; commercialization; appropriation; network; innovation management; user innovation; user innovation network;

    Abstract : Because innovations change and transform industries, they pose challenges for managers that have to make decisions to cope with a continuously changing competitive landscape. Firms need to develop new innovations to compete by releasing better products and services and at the same time be able to appropriate them to make money and survive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thorium fuels for light water reactors - steps towards commercialization

    Author : Klara L Insulander Björk; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Halden research reactor; light water reactors; fuel performance; plutonium; Thorium; neutronic simulations;

    Abstract : Thorium-containing nuclear fuel is proposed as a means of gaining a number of benefits in the operation of light water reactors, some related to the nuclear properties of thorium and some related to the material properties of thorium dioxide. This thesis aims to investigate some of these benefits and to widen the knowledge base on thorium fuel behaviour, in order to pave the way for its commercial use. READ MORE

  4. 4. Subcultures and Small Groups A Social Movement Theory Approach

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ugo Corte; Mats Franzén; Michael Allvin; Adrienne Sörbom; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; theoretical extension; White Power music; BMX; commercialization; creativity; collaborative circles; right-wing extremism; lifestyle sports; small groups; subcultures; social movement; ethnography; social psychology; mobilization; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation uses social movement theory to analyze the emergence, activities and development of subcultures and small groups. The manuscript is comprised of an Introduction followed by three journal articles and one book chapter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Product innovation in small established enterprises Managing processes and resource scarcity

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Lars Löfqvist; Lars Bengtsson; Jenny Janhager-Stier; Matti Kaulio; Helena Forsman; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; innovation process; small enterprises; product innovation; resources; resource scarcity; SMEs; bootstrapping; cash flow; commercialization; design process; lead users; motivation; NPD; small companies; small firms; innovation management; Penrose; resource dependence theory;

    Abstract : This thesis examines product innovation processes in small established enterprises. The research questions are: (1) what motivates small established enterprises to innovate, (2) how do small established enterprises perform product innovation, and (3) how do small established enterprises manage resource scarcity in their product innovation processes? To answer the research questions, a multiple case study approach was chosen with three small established enterprises as cases and different product innovation processes as embedded units of study. READ MORE