Research presentation

Lars Löfqvist

Research presentation

Lars Löfqvist

Senior lecturer

Research subject: Industriell ekonomi

  • Assistant Professor Industrial engineering and management
  • PhD in Industrial engineering and management, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Thesis Product Innovation in Small Established Enterprises, Download http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:683090/FULLTEXT01.pdf
  • MSc Industrial Design Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Head of subject Industrial design

CURRENT RESEARCH

I currently do research on product innovation processes in small companies. In particular, I examine how small established companies develop and commercialize new products (goods and/or services). Other research areas include innovation procurement, design processes and collaboration between small companies and academia.

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Conference papers

Löfqvist, L. & Renngård, I. (2015). The creation of mutual benefit within innovation management research on small companies. 16th International CINet Conference : Pursuing Innovation Leadership. [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2011). How small enterprises manage resource scarcity in their product innovation processes. Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Reading: Academic Conferences Limited. P. 583-592. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2011). Managing Resource Scarcity in Small Enterprises’ Design Processes. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 11): Impacting Society Through Engineering Design : Vol. 3: Design Organisation and Management. Glasgow: The Design Society. P. 164-175. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2010). Initiation of innovation in small companies. Proceedings of the 11<sup>th</sup> CINet conference, 5-7 September, Zürich. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2009). Design processes and novelty in small companies : a multiple case study. ICED 09 - THE 17TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING DESIGN : Proceedings, Vol. 1, Design processes. P. 265-278. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2009). Product and process novelty in small companies´design processes : A multiple case study. 10th International CINet Conference : Enhancing the innovation environment, Brisbane, Australia, 6-8 September 2009. P. 1-16. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2008). Prerequisites for innovation in small companies : a multiple case study. Proceedings of the 9th International CINet Conference in Valencia, 7-9 September, 2008.. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2007). The use of methodology for product and service development in SME : an exploratory study of 18 small companies. 8th International CINet conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 9-11 September, 2007. External link [More information]
Löfqvist, L. (2007). The use of methodology for product and service development in SME:s : an exploratory study of 18 small companies. 8th International CINet Conference : Continuous Innovation - Opportunities and Challenges, Gothenburg, Sweden, 7-11 September 2007. P. 1-9. External link [More information]
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