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Vinit Parida
Vinit Parida

Vinit Parida

Professor and Head of Subject
Luleå University of Technology
Business Administration and Industrial Engineering
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts
+46 (0)920 492469
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 on short research visit and stay at 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
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation in resource constrained environment   

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,, 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. 

Elizaveta Averina, Linus ThomsonMilad KolagarLina Sundén,  Anmar Kamalaldin (2021),  Angelica LöfbergWiebke Reim (2018)Nerine Mary George (2018)Fabio Gama (2018)Alessandro Annarelli (2018)Sambit Lenka (2018)Tuomas Huikkola (2017)Johan Wenngren (2016)Javier Cenamor (2015)Johanna Wallin (2013)

Research Projects (selected list)

In news


Article in journal

A definition, review, and extension of global ecosystems theory: Trends, architecture and orchestration of global VCs and mechanisms behind unicorns (2023)

Burström. T, Lahti. T, Parida. V, Wartiovaara. M, Wincent. J
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 157
Article, review/survey

Clarifying the scaling concept: A review, definition, and measure of scaling performance and an elaborate agenda for future research (2023)

Palmié. M, Parida. V, Mader. A, Wincent. J
Part of: Journal of Business Research
Article in journal

A maturity framework for autonomous solutions in manufacturing firms:The interplay of technology, ecosystem, and business model (2022)

Thomson. L, Kamalaldin. A, Sjödin. D, Parida. V
The International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Vol. 18, nr. 1, s. 125-152
Article in journal

Assessing sustainability opportunities for circular business models (2022)

Averina. E, Frishammar. J, Parida. V
Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 31, nr. 4, s. 1464-1487
Article in journal

Caste-Based Discrimination, Microfinance Credit Scores, and Microfinance Loan Approvals Among Females in India (2022)

Patel. P, Lenka. S, Parida. V
Business & society, Vol. 61, nr. 2, s. 372-388
Article in journal

Circular Economy in the Digital Age (2022)

Bressanelli. G, Adrodegari. F, Pigosso. D, Parida. V
Sustainability, Vol. 14, nr. 9
Article in journal

Coping with the relational paradoxes of outcome-based services (2022)

Korkeamäki. L, Sjödin. D, Kohtamäki. M, Parida. V
Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 104, s. 14-27
Article in journal

Digital servitization strategies for SME internationalization (2022)

the interplay between digital service maturity and ecosystem involvement
Kolagar. M, Reim. W, Parida. V, Sjödin. D
Journal of Service Management, Vol. 33, nr. 1, s. 143-162
Article, review/survey

Digitalization driven retail business model innovation: Evaluation of past and avenues for future research trends (2022)

Mostaghel. R, Oghazi. P, Parida. V, Sohrabpour. V
Part of: Journal of Business Research
Article in journal

Do start-ups benefit from coworking spaces? An empirical analysis of accelerators’ programs (2022)

Del Sarto. N, Ferrigno. G, Parida. V, Di Minin. A
Review of Managerial Science
Article, review/survey

Ecosystem transformation for digital servitization: A systematic review, integrative framework, and future research agenda (2022)

Kolagar. M, Parida. V, Sjödin. D
Part of: Journal of Business Research
Article in journal

Ecosystems transformation through disruptive innovation: A definition, framework and outline for future research (2022)

Oghazi. P, Parida. V, Wincent. J, Mostaghel. R
Journal of Business Research, Vol. 147, s. 16-26