Associate Professor Nina Granqvist, Aalto University
Nina's research focuses on how new industries and market categories emerge and develop. The studies explore this topic from multiple theoretical perspectives, including institutional theory, market categorization, temporality, narratives, and agency in nascent fields. Empirically, her collaborative research draws on extensive qualitative datasets on for example the development of solar technology, nanotechnology, material sciences, and food trends. In 2019, the Academy of Finland awarded Nina a major funding to study the move of quantum computing from labs to markets. Nina has received Organization Studies Best Paper Award also known as Roland Calori Prize, and EGOS Best Paper Award for the studies that examine the emergence of nanotechnology. She was also chosen as the Scholar of the Year at Aalto University School of Business in 2017.
Nina is a senior editor in Organization Studies, and an editorial board member for Academy of Management Journal and Organization Theory.
With regards to corporate projects, Nina engage's with incumbent companies to inform on aspects of commercialization of new innovations and entry to new market segments, among other tasks. Prior to her academic career she worked as a consultant for Accenture and a brief time in the media sector at Bertelsmann in Germany.
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Wednesday 1 June 2022, 13:00 - 14:30
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