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Vinit Parida
Vinit Parida

Vinit Parida

Professor tillika ämnesföreträdare
Luleå tekniska universitet
Industriell ekonomi
Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik, konst och samhälle
A3211 Luleå

Chaired Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Associate Editor for Journal of Business Research, Member of Swedish ministry’s high-level group on digital transformation of Swedish industry, Scientific Leader for NorrlandsNavet- A Kamprad Family Foundation Center for SMEs Growth and Innovation in Northern Sweden, and Board member for RE:Source Strategic Innovation Program (SIP) Vinnova

Academic Background

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 and stay to Stanford University (2008; 2009), National University of Singapore (2009), Indian Institute of Science (2011), and Sapienza - Università di Roma (2019). 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 and scaling 
  • Digitalization and artificial intelligence as enablers for innovation
  • Industrial ecosystems development and evolution 
  • Circular economy and sustainable product service-system
  • Organizational capabilities and routines
  • Dark sides of entrepreneurship and innovation 

The research work involves cooperation with numerious large companies like ABB, Billerudkorsnäs, Boliden, Epiroc, Ericsson, IBM, Komatsu Forest, Lindbäcks, Metso, Sandvik Coromant, SCA, Scania, Siemens, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment, Kongsberg Maritime and others. 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 Norr, 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 Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Product Innovation Management,  MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, 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 been regularly contributing to Swedish Newspapers and publishing in practitioner-oriented outlets, such as Ny Teknik, Dagen Industri, Veckans affärer, Ericsson Business Review, Management of Innovation and Technology, innovationmanagement.se, and others.

Editorial and Other Responsibility

Associate editor of Journal of Business Research for the track on Business-to-Business (B2B) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship (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 Technovation (2022), Technology Forecast and Social Change (2022) Industrial Marketing Management (2021), Journal of Business Research (2019), Sustainability- An Open Access Journal from MDPI (2018; 2020; 2021), and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (2018). He has also been working in several policy and consultancy oriented projects for Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Swedish IT Ministry, EU Commission, Wallenberg Foundations, 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 business models, servitization, digitalization, innovation ecosystem and others. He has been invited speaker at KTH Executive Program. He is supervisor to several PhD students

Research Projects (selected list)

In news


Artikel i tidskrift

A maturity framework for autonomous solutions in manufacturing firms (2021)

The interplay of technology, ecosystem, and business model
Thomson. L, Kamalaldin. A, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
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AI-enabled business-model innovation and transformation in industrial ecosystems (2021)

A framework, model and outline for further research
Burström. T, Parida. V, Lahti. T, Wincent. J
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 127, s. 85-95
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Artificial intelligence and innovation management (2021)

A review, framework, and research agenda
Haefner. N, Wincent. J, Parida. V, Gassmann. O
Technological forecasting & social change, Vol. 162
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Circular business model implementation: A capability development case study from the manufacturing industry (2021)

Reim. W, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 30, nr. 6, s. 2745-2757
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Circular business model implementation (2021)

Design choices, orchestration strategies, and transition pathways for resource-sharing solutions
Palmié. M, Boehm. J, Lekkas. C, Parida. V, Wincent. J, Gassmann. O
Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 280, nr. 2
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Dynamic capabilities for ecosystem orchestration (2021)

A capability-based framework for smart city innovation initiatives
Linde. L, Sjödin. D, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Technological forecasting & social change, Vol. 166
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Entrepreneurship and Poverty Alleviation (2021)

The Importance of Health and Children’s Education for Slum Entrepreneurs
Shepherd. D, Parida. V, Wincent. J
Entrepreneurship, Vol. 45, nr. 2, s. 350-385
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Evaluation of Digital Business Model Opportunities (2021)

A Framework for Avoiding Digitalization Traps
Linde. L, Sjödin. D, Parida. V, Gebauer. H
Research technology management, Vol. 64, nr. 1, s. 43-53
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Flagship enterprises, entrepreneurial clusters, and business entry rates (2021)

insights from the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship
Anokhin. S, Chistyakova. N, Antonova. I, Spitsina. L, Wincent. J, Parida. V
Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Vol. 33, nr. 3-4, s. 353-367
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How AI capabilities enable business model innovation (2021)

Scaling AI through co-evolutionary processes and feedback loops
Sjödin. D, Parida. V, Palmié. M, Wincent. J
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 134, s. 574-587
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How individual cognitions overshadow regulations and group norms (2021)

a study of government venture capital decisions
Johansson. J, Malmström. M, Wincent. J, Parida. V
Small Business Economics, Vol. 56, nr. 2, s. 857-876
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Inherent paradoxes in the shift to autonomous solutions provision: a multilevel investigation of the shipping industry (2021)

Osland Sandvik. H, Sjödin. D, Brekke. T, Parida. V
Service Business