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Petra Nylund

Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Science


+49 711 685-68482

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Pfaffenwaldring 19, c/o ARENA2036
70569 Stuttgart


  • Innovation Ecosystems
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Platform Strategy
  • Responsible Innovation
  • Open Innovation
  • R&D Management
  • Digital transformation
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship

Petra Nylund is a researcher at the Institute of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Science at University of Stuttgart. She holds a Ph.D. in Management from IESE, Barcelona and an M.Sc. in Engineering and Business Management from KTH, Stockholm. After her Ph.D., she joined EADA Business School, then University of Vic, and most recently the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Petra Nylund has received several research grants and participated in projects funded by the European Commission. Her work on technology and innovation ecosystems has been published in leading academic journals such as Journal of Business Research, R&D Management, The Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Knowledge Management. She was the Ph.D. supervisor of Dr. Emma L. Hitchen and currently supervises two Ph.D. students. With over ten years of teaching and researching strategy and innovation, Petra Nylund has developed a number of courses in these subjects online and on ground and has received highly positive student evaluations. Previously, she created strategies and business plans as a business consultant and corporate development manager in the telecoms industry in Europe, Africa, and Latin America.

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