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14 March 2024

Are you a doctoral student and interested in innovation and society? Perhaps you would like to investigate what innovation is beyond the firm and how innovation impacts society – and vice versa? Welcome to apply for the PhD course "Innovation and society”.

1 March 2024

In a new project entitled “Towards economic transformation and resilience in the face of global pressures: Lessons from Hidden Champions in Swedish regions” funded by the Hamrin Foundation, Magnus Nilsson and Markus Grillitsch will investigate the conditions for the future competitiveness of the Swedish manufacturing sector.

15 February 2024

The Innovation Research Day is jointly organised by CIRCLE the Centre for Innovation Research, the Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship, and the Urban Arena at Lund University. It provides a platform to share and discuss new projects and initiatives in innovation research, identify potential interfaces and complementarities, and jointly [...]

29 January 2024

CIRCLE – Centre for Innovation Research at Lund University – has delivered lasting scientific and societal contributions since its foundation as a research excellence centre twenty years ago.

25 January 2024

Linking Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Real-World Challenges in High-Cost Economies

15 January 2024

Associate Professor Barry Ness is the new director of Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies.

11 December 2023

The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) appoints 40 new Fellows – Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand at CIRCLE, Lund University is one of them.

8 November 2023

Climate change is threatening beer production as hops’ growth pattern and organic compound changes due to new climatic conditions. Researchers are seeing a clear reduction in hop yields as well as in the alpha acid content in the hops, which gives the beer its special bitterness. Barry Ness is working on approaches to adapt to these changing [...]

1 November 2023

A conference will be held on “Public Procurement and Innovation in Africa”. The organisers are aiming at strengthening the link between public procurement and innovation in South Africa and other African countries. Different perspectives will be given on the linkage between public procurement and innovation as well as public procurement as an [...]

27 October 2023

Welcome to the CIRCLE policy brief series launch.