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Johan Wenngren
Johan Wenngren

Johan Wenngren

Senior Lecturer
Luleå University of Technology
Information systems
Digital Services and Systems
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
+46 (0)920 492059
A3411 Luleå


Postdoc Information Systems


  • Technical Doctor (PhD) in Product Innovation, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå (2016)
  • Technical Licentiate in Functional Product Development, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå (2010)
  • Master of Mechanical Engineering, Arena Innovative Technology and Entrepreneurship, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå (2009)

Johan Wenngren, born 1980, received his M.Sc. (2009) degree in Mechanical Engineering (Arena Innovative Technology and Business) with a major in product development at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. During his final year project, Johan worked in an industry sponsored project, in close collaboration with Stanford University, CA, USA, for Immerse Global (Link).

He earned his Licentiate degree (2010) in Functional Product Development at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, where he subsequently holds a position as PhD student.


  • Target, NPA
  • I3 - Innovation & Industrial Internet, Interreg
  • CIIR - Centre for Interogranisational Innovation Research
  • SMAE - Sustainable Manufacturing And Engineering 
  • THINK - Teams for Heterogeneous Innovation Knowledge



Conference paper

Challenges of Industry 4.0 in SME businesses (2020)

Ericson. Å, Lugnet. J, Solvang. W, Kaartinen. H, Wenngren. J
Part of: 2020 3rd International Symposium on Small-scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (SIMS), IEEE, 2020
Conference paper

Distributed ledger technologies building trust in value chains? (2020)

Wenngren. J, Lundgren. M, Ericson. Å, Lugnet. J
Part of: 2020 3rd International Symposium on Small-scale Intelligent Manufacturing Systems(SIMS), IEEE, 2020
Article in journal

Innovation supports for small-scale development in rural regions (2020)

a create, build, test and learn approach
Lugnet. J, Ericson. Å, Wenngren. J
International Journal of Product Development, Vol. 24, nr. 1, s. 30-42
Conference paper

On the design of playful training material for information security awareness (2020)

Lugnet. J, Ericson. Å, Lundgren. M, Wenngren. J
Part of: Proceedings of The Sixth International Conference on Design Creativity, 26-28 August 2020 University of Oulu, Finland, s. 239-246, The Design Society, 2020
Conference paper

Addressing team based innovation for small firms (2018)

Create, Build, Test & Learn
Lugnet. J, Wenngren. J, Ericson. Å
Part of: Proceedings of International Design Conference, Design 2018, s. 849-856, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, 2018