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Oliver Weglinski from Umeå University has been awarded this year’s Michael Treschow Scholarship

02 December 2020
Oliver Weglinski is awarded the 2020 Michael Treschow Scholarship for his sensitive and highly engaged attitude to design, which he demonstrates in both his process and project outcomes. He is an MFA in Interaction Design student at Umeå University.

"Retail (big) data and predictive analysis ” receives grant of 1.72 MSEK

02 December 2020
The project “Retail (big) data and predictive analysis” has received a new grant of SEK 1 720 000 by the Torsten Söderbergs foundation.

New research: religion and traditions shape family mindset towards business practices

01 December 2020
New research on entrepreneurship suggests that religion and traditions shape the family structure to produce effects on family functioning and on the family mindset. These factors subsequently shape how transgenerational entrepreneurship is fostered or hindered through specific business practices in family firms.

Still time to register for upcoming House of Innovation Conference: Dialogues at The Garden

30 November 2020
On December 3 (14.00–17.00 CET), the House of Innovation welcomes you to a discussion hosted by our Center for Design and Leadership. The event will be filled with research-based findings, concrete recommendations, possibilities to network, interactive tasks, and an award ceremony: the winner of the 2020 Michael Treschow Scholarship will be announced and awarded during this event. Register today!

New research: investors penalize female founders who don’t “fit” male industries

27 November 2020
New research finds that female founders of entrepreneurial ventures raise significantly more funding when catering to female-dominated industries. Effectively, this means that men are afforded credibility across a broad range of industries, while women are confined to a less lucrative subset of the labor market.

PhD student positions available at the House of Innovation

18 November 2020
Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is seeking applicants for its PhD program in Business Administration who are ready to embark on a challenging career in an internationally leading academic business school environment. At SSE’s House of Innovation (HOI), successful candidates will join a vibrant research, education, and outreach environment for activities within innovation, digitalization, and entrepreneurship.

House of Innovation joins new European COVID-19 research project

11 November 2020
House of Innovation at the Stockholm School of Economics will contribute to developing research on the dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The House is now joining a new EUR 10 million EU-funded project, PERISCOPE.

UCLA professor Olav Sorensson to join HOI and SHoF

09 November 2020
We are pleased to welcome Professor Olav Sorenson as an Erling Persson Visiting Professor starting in the academic year 2021/2022. The Erling Persson Visiting Professor is a joint program between the House of Innovation (HOI) and the Swedish House of Finance (SHoF).

New research: explaining the homogeneous diffusion of COVID-19 nonpharmaceutical interventions across heterogeneous countries

05 November 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every part of the globe. In the early phase of the pandemic, countries adopted nonpharmaceutical interventions. These interventions included school closures, travel restrictions, curfews, and quarantines. These strategies were motivated by the need for “social distancing” in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. But it was not always clear which of these interventions work best. For this reason, governments were faced with the dilemma of acting both quickly and correctly.

28 MSEK to new research program on digital innovation

16 October 2020
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has awarded 28 MSEK to a new research program focused on digital innovation, combining scientific excellence with societal impact. The program will be conducted at the Swedish Center for Digital Innovation (SCDI), with nodes at the Stockholm School of Economics House of Innovation, Umeå University and the University of Gothenburg. SCDI partners with RISE Digital Innovation for the project.