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’The Economics and Management of Intellectual Property’: All chapters available free online

Now all material from Ove Granstrand’s widely cited work is made available free online, which you can find through ResearchGate. Published more than 20 years ago, this work is based on ten years of research on intellectual property and the global transition towards intellectual capitalism with technology-based corporations as prime movers. Focusing on corporate strategies for innovation and IP, this book serves as a complementary companion to the more recently published ‘Evolving Properties of Intellectual Capitalism’.

All chapters can be found through ResearchGate or the links below:

Getting ready for World Open Innovation Conference

We are just about to open the 8th World Open Innovation Conference, 9-10 December, 2021. It was supposed to be hosted at the High Tech Campus, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, but due to the recent increase in Covid-19 cases it has been moved completely online.

The conference team has worked hard to redesign the conference to a fully digital format, and we look forward to two days of great fun and lots of discussions about open innovation.

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Marcus Holgersson received Best Teacher Award 2021

Marcus Holgersson recently received the Best Teacher Award from the students in the Industrial Engineering and Management program at Chalmers University of Technology. Holgersson received the award for his innovative and fully digital course design and pedagogy in the course Innovation Economics, taught to 3rd year students.

Marcus Holgersson in dialogue with Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath in one of the course videos

7th Annual World Open Innovation Conference

Our researcher Marcus Holgersson recently co-organized the 7th World Open Innovation Conference together with Henry Chesbrough and many other researchers in the field of open innovation. The conference was supposed to be organized at UC Berkeley, but was moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A couple of hundred academics and practitioners met online to discuss academic research and industry challenges. Some of the highlights were the keynotes by Henry Chesbrough, Alexander Osterwalder, and Maryann Feldman. In addition to co-organizing the conference, Marcus Holgersson chaired a session on Open Innovation, Ecosystems, and Secrecy. He also chaired the Academic Award Session.

During the conference Henry Chesbrough launched a special section of California Management Review focused on open innovation, co-edited by Marcel Bogers, Henry Chesbrough, and Marcus Holgersson. For a limited time, this special section and its articles can be accessed freely via links that we have collected here:

Read more about the conference here: