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Joakim Wincent

Professor, Chaired Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Innovation and Design
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences
+46 (0)920 492161
A3217a Luleå

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation




Ph.D in business administration. Professor in entrepreneurship and innovation. Technical background from engineering- and process industry.


Joakim Wincent is a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. His current research focus largely on  entrepreneurs and innovation processes in existing organizations. For example, Joakim is researching  passion, stress, exhaustion among individual entrepreneurs and how individual entrepreneurs can improve their conditions for developing high potential business models. He is also interested in identifying factors that promote entrepreneurship in organizations and future challenges for companies that aim to be innovation leaders during the next ten-year period. Methodological interest in research is directed to develop new measurements such as calculations of the amount and value of entrepreneurial opportunities in different sectors and industries. In addition, Joakim is researching business clusters/networks, innovation systems and engage in effect studies of entrepreneurship at regional and national levels. His work is published in leading journals such as Academy of Management Review, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Organizational Research Methods, among others.


Teaches at the basic- and advance level (PhD courses). Supervision of PhD students and master theses. Engaged in research-related consulting and evaluation activity. Teaching interests include theoretical perspectives in management research, research methods, advanced statistics, business development and strategic entrepreneurship.


Article in journal

Vad skapar framgångsrikainnovationsprojekti tidiga faser? (2017)

Wincent. J, Frishammar. J, Parida. V
Management of Innovation and Technology, nr. 1, s. 5-7
Article in journal

Digitalization Capabilities as Enablers of Value Co-Creation in Servitizing Firms (2017)

Lenka. S, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Psychology & Marketing, ISSN: 0742-6046, Vol. 34, nr. 1, s. 92-100
Article in journal

Network Capability, Innovativeness, and Performance (2017)

Parida. V, Pesämaa. O, Wincent. J, Westerberg. M
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, ISSN: 0898-5626, Vol. 29, nr. 1-2, s. 94-115
Conference paper

Gender in Crossroad (2017)

Voitkane. A, Johansson. J, Malmström. M, Wincent. J
Paper presented at : SIBR 2017, Sydney Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research, Sydney, Australia, April 15-16 2017
Article in journal

Developing and validating a multi-dimensional scale for operationalizing industrial service offering (2017)

Partanen. J, Kohtamäki. M, Parida. V, Wincent. J
The journal of business & industrial marketing, ISSN: 0885-8624, Vol. 32, nr. 2, s. 295-309
Conference paper

Influence of Market Orientation on Absorptive Capacity (2017)

Morgan. T, Anokhin. S, Wincent. J
Part of: Marketing at the Confluence between Entertainment and Analytics, Proceedings of the 2016 Academy of Marketing Science (AMS) World Marketing Congress, s. 413, Springer, 2017
Article in journal

Gender Stereotypes and Venture Support Decisions (2017)

Malmström. M, Johansson. J, Wincent. J
Entrepreneurship, ISSN: 1042-2587
Article, review/survey

We Recorded VCs’ Conversations and Analyzed How Differently They Talk About Female Entrepreneurs (2017)

Malmström. M, Johansson. J, Wincent. J
Part of: Harvard Business Review, 0017-8012
Article in journal

Breaking the Routines (2017)

Sirén. C, Hakala. H, Wincent. J, Grichnik. D
Long range planning, ISSN: 0024-6301, Vol. 50, nr. 2, s. 145-167
Article in journal

Retrospective relational sensemaking in R&D offshoring (2017)

Einola. S, Kohtamäki. M, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Industrial Marketing Management, ISSN: 0019-8501, Vol. 63, s. 205-216