Vacancy: Digital Business Developer
02 January 2023
Are you an experienced digital business professional looking to take your career to the next level? We have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a business partner to help facilitate the transformation of its digital environment by connecting the IT department and business operations.
SSE Business Lab partners up with Microsoft
18 November 2022
In a combined effort to strengthen Sweden’s international competitiveness, the School’s startup incubator has partnered up with Microsoft Sweden. By supporting the incubator, the tech corporation wants to help SSE Business Lab’s startups accelerate their growth journeys. Through the partnership, the startups gain access to powerful development and productivity tools and become part of Microsoft’s global network of startups.
Why has the issue of media literacy received growing attention in recent years?
31 October 2022
Over the last decades, there has been an ongoing shift in the way people access news. In this interview, Jonathan Lehne (researcher at SITE) discusses the importance of media literacy and how the rise of social media has spread the responsibilities for the production, dissemination, and fact-checking of news much more broadly.
SSE starts evergreen fund backed by renowned investors
29 September 2022
The venture capital industry is hampered by its own focus on short-term returns, according to the startup incubator of the Stockholm School of Economics. SSE Business Lab is now closing a new 40 million SEK fund backed by Bonnier Ventures and well-known profiles like Anna Nordell-Westling, Sven Hagströmer, Anna Kinberg Batra and Sebastian Knutsson. “Long-term thinking amplifies the potential returns”, says CEO Julia Delin.
Mapping and contesting peer selection in digitalized public sector benchmarking
16 September 2022
New research from the Department of Accounting explores how digitalization influence the peer selection process in public sector benchmarking.
Media coverage and pandemic behaviour: Evidence from Sweden
22 August 2022
Sweden has attracted a lot of interest as one of few countries that did not impose mandatory lockdowns or curfews in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. New research studies show local Swedish media in this environment affect individual behavior. Read the latest SITE working paper where researchers Marcel Garz (Jönköping University) and Maiting Zhuang (SITE), investigate the effects of media coverage on compliance with public health recommendations during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden.
Open Rank Faculty Position in Digital Innovation/Information Systems at The House of Innovation
15 July 2022
The House of Innovation (HOI) currently invites applications for an open rank faculty position in Digital Innovation/Information Systems.
Dare to ask questions. Innovation is about direction, not ideas.
06 May 2022
In today’s innovation space, the goal is to design meaningful products, not just more capable ones. It is vital to critically evaluate innovation projects to ensure that they are on the right track.
House of Innovation 2021: "Year in Review"
25 April 2022
Read the 2021 "Year in Review" Annual Report to learn about the House of Innovation’s research, education, and outreach activities and achievements.
From east to west: A paper curtain in Swedish foreign news coverage?
08 February 2022
How much a country is talked about in the media can determine its place in the public debate. In this brief, SITE researchers Maiting Zhuang and Svante Strömberg study the amount of news coverage devoted to European countries in the Swedish press. They document a systematic difference between Western and Eastern Europe and explore underlying factors that could be important in explaining this East-West divide.