|Organisation:||Luleå tekniska universitet|
|Forskningsämne:||Entreprenörskap och innovation|
Innovation och Design
Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle
|Rum:||A3211 - Luleå »|
Vinit Parida completed two bachelor degrees in business and information technology from Delhi University (2003). This was followed by M.Sc in business administration (2005), Technology Licentiate (2008), PhD in Entrepreneurship (2010), Docent in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2013) from Luleå University of Technology (LTU). He has also worked as a visiting research at School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University during 2012.
Currently, he is working as Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at LTU. Besides, engaged in research cooperation at Department of Management at University of Vaasa.
At the age of 26, Vinit defended his PhD thesis (2010) titled "Achieving competitiveness through externally oriented capabilities: an empirical study of technology-based small firms".
Currently, he is involved in two VINNOVA excellence research centres at LTU- FASTE Excellence Centre for Functional Product Innovation and Centre for Inter-organizational Innovation Research (CIIR). Within these centres, he is conducting research on entrepreneurship and strategic management with specific focus on firm capabilities, entrepreneurial orientation, inter-organizational relationships, open innovation, R&D internationalisation and industrial product-service system. The research work involves close collaboration with large firms, such as Volvo Construction Equipment, Sandvik Coromant and Volvo Aero, as well as high-tech Swedish SMEs and ventures. The results of his work have been published in leading international peer-reviewed journals, such as Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Small Business Management, Production and Operation Management, Industry and Innovation, Industrial Marketing Management and Service Marketing Quarterly, among others.
In addition, he has been working in several policy and consultancy oriented projects for Swedish IT Ministry, EU Commission, VINNOVA, and Growth Analysis.
Involved in teaching courses at bachelor, master, and PhD levels. He is also supervisor to several PhD students and master/bachelor thesis students. His teaching interest includes research methods, entrepreneurial start-ups, international entrepreneurship, and advanced project management.
He is also involved DARE - An Entrepreneurial University Project at LTU and Umeå University. In this project, he is acting as task leader related to the efforts towards developing creative classrooms environment and promoting innovative tools and methods for entrepreneurial teaching (e.g. such as using Facebook).