Vinit Parida
Vinit Parida

Vinit Parida

Professor, Chaired Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Business Administration and Industrial Engineering
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences
+46 (0)920 492469
A3211 Luleå


  • Bachelor in Commerce (2000), Delhi University. (Focus on business administration and management)  
  • Advance Diploma in Computer Applications (2000), Ministry of Communication & Information Technology. (Focus on management of information technology)  
  • Master of Business Administration with specialization in Electronic Commerce (2005), Luleå University of Technology. (Focus on business administration, marketing, management and e-commerce)
  • Technology Licentiate (2008) and PhD in Entrepreneurship (2010), Luleå University of Technology. (Focus on organizational capabilities for competitiveness in high-tech industry)

He has been in short research visit to Stanford University (2008; 2009), National University of Singapore (2009) and Indian Institute of Science (2011). He has worked as a visiting research/professor at School of Business and Economics at Linnaeus University and Department of Management at University of Vaasa.


  • Servitization and advanced service innovation
  • Business model innovation
  • Digitalization of industrial ecosystems  
  • Circular economy and sustainable product service-system
  • Organizational capabilities
  • Entrepreneurial orientation and innovation in SMEs and new ventures

The research work involves cooperation with large companies like Volvo Construction Equipment, Ericsson, Sandvik Coromant, Billerudkorsnäs, SCA, Volvo Cars, ABB, Metso, Komatsu Forest, Lindbäcks, Gestamp HardTech and Boliden. Supporting development of new ventures and SMEs from manufacturing and high-tech industry. Providing expert knowledge on research topics to large industry networks like Automation Region, IUC, ALMI and LTU Business.

The research results has been published in 200+ leading international peer-reviewed journals, conferences, book chapters and industry/popular publications. Such as Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Business Research International Journal of Production Economics, Production and Operation Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Journal of Small Business Management and Journal of Cleaner Production. He is active within different academic communities and has presented research results in well-known international conferences, such as Babson College Enterprise Research Conference, Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (RENT), The Annual ICSB World Conference, International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT), International Product Development Management Conference, and CRIP IPSS conference. In addition, he has several publications in practitioner-oriented publications, such as Ericsson Business Review, Management of Innovation and Technology,, and others.

Associate editor of Journal of Business Research (2018-). Editorial Review Board Member of Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Small Business Management, and Journal of Business Research. He has been special issue guest editor for Journal of Business Research (2019), Sustainability- An Open Access Journal from MDPI (2018), and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (2018). He has also been working in several policy and consultancy oriented projects for Swedish IT Ministry, EU Commission, VINNOVA, Growth Analysis, and directly towards companies.

Teaching and Supervision

Involved in teaching courses and supervising theses at the bachelor, master and PhD level. His teaching interests include; strategic business development, technology and innovation management, international entrepreneurship, scientific methods and advanced project management. Has been active in executive education on topics like innovation and development processes. He is supervisor to several PhD students. 

Research Projects (selected list)

In news


Conference paper

A Relational View on Digital Servitization (2019)

Empirical Insights from Provider-Customer Relationships
Kamalaldin. A, Sundén. L, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
Part of: Proceedings of the Spring Servitization Conference, Delivering Services Growth in the Digital Era, 2019
Conference paper

A Relational View on Industry 4.0 (2019)

Governing Relationships in Digital Servitization
Kamalaldin. A, Linde. L, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
Paper presented at : 8th International Conference on Business Servitization (ICBS 2019), San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain
Article in journal

Addressing dual embeddedness (2019)

The roles of absorptive capacity and appropriabilitymechanisms in subsidiary performance
Cenamor. J, Parida. V, Oghazi. P, Pesämaa. O, Wincent. J
Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 78, s. 239-249
Article in journal

Circular Business Models for the Bio-Economy (2019)

A Review and New Directions for Future Research
Reim. W, Parida. V, Sjödin. D
Sustainability, Vol. 11, nr. 9
Article in journal

Digital servitization business models in ecosystems (2019)

A theory of the firm
Kohtamäki. M, Parida. V, Oghazi. P, Gebauer. H, Baines. T
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 104, s. 380-392
Chapter in book

Digitalisering som möjliggörare av avancerade tjänsteaffärsmodeller i småföretag i Norrland (2019)

Parida. V, Sjödin. D
Part of: Entreprenörskapför en levande landsbygd
Conference paper

Ecosystem Business Models for Smart City Platforms (2019)

Sundén. L, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
Part of: Ecosystem Business Models for Smart City Platforms, 2019
Conference paper


Reim. W, Parida. V, Sjödin. D
Part of: Spring Servitization Conference, 2019
Article in journal

How entrepreneurial SMEs compete through digital platforms (2019)

The roles of digital platform capability, network capability and ambidexterity
Cenamor. J, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 100, s. 196-206
Conference paper

How Firms Co-CreateValue In Digital Servitization: A Process View On Digitalization Relationships (2019)

Sjödin. D, Parida. V
Paper presented at : 2019 Spring Servitization Conference, Linköping, Sweden
Article in journal

Idea generation and open innovation in SMEs (2019)

When does market‐based collaboration pay off most?
Gama. F, Frishammar. J, Parida. V
Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 28, nr. 1, s. 113-123
Article in journal

Industrial clusters, flagship enterprises and regional innovation (2019)

Anokhin. S, Wincent. J, Parida. V, Chistyakova. N, Oghazi. P
Entrepreneurship, Vol. 31, nr. 1-2, s. 104-118
Article in journal

Marketing and supply chain coordination and intelligence quality (2019)

A product innovation performance perspective
Mostaghel. R, Oghazi. P, Patel. P, Parida. V, Hultman. M
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 101, s. 597-606
Article in journal

Orchestrating industrial ecosystem in circular economy (2019)

A two-stage transformation model for large manufacturing companies
Parida. V, Burström. T, Visnjic. I, Wincent. J
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 101, s. 715-725
Article in journal

Relational governance strategies for advanced service provision (2019)

Multiple paths to superior financial performance in servitization
Sjödin. D, Parida. V, Kohtamäki. M
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 101, s. 906-915