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Ove Granstrand

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Ove Granstrand

Visiting Professor


Ove Granstrand was educated at Chalmers University of Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden and Stanford University with graduate degrees in mathematics, economics and engineering and a PhD degree in industrial management and economics. His work experience includes teaching, research and consultancy in various Eastern and Western countries. He serves as Professor in Industrial Management and Economics at Chalmers University of Technology and is founder of CIP – Center for Intellectual Property Studies at Chalmers. His research interest concerns economics and management of technology and innovation. In particular, he has studied innovation, corporate strategy and diversification in multi-technology corporations in Europe, Japan and the USA, as well as various issues related to R&D, intellectual property and intellectual capital more generally. Ove Granstrand has authored and edited several books and articles on these topics, recent ones being The Economics and Management of Intellectual Property – Towards Intellectual Capitalism (Edward Elgar, 2000); Economics, Law and Intellectual Property. (Editor), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003; The Economics and Management of Technological Diversification. Co-edited with Cantwell, J. and Gambardella, A. (Routledge, London, 2004); Bringing Technology and Innovation into the Boardroom. Palgrave Publ., 2004 (Chapters and editorial contributions to a book co-authored with European Institute of Technology and Innovation Management).