Intellectual property management in digitalizing businesses

Reference number 2016-04666
Coordinator CHALMERS TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLA AKTIEBOLAG - Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation
Funding from Vinnova SEK 3 397 507
Project duration December 2016 - October 2019
Status Ongoing
Venture Intangible Assets, Innovation, and Economic Growth
Call Intangible Assets, Innovation, and Economic Growth Autumn 2016

Purpose and goal

When industries digitalize new challenges and opportunities for intellectual property management (IPM) arise. The purpose of this research project is therefore to explore and explain the role of IPM for various business strategies in order to create sustainable innovativeness and competitiveness in Swedish companies in connection to digitalization.

Expected results and effects

The project is specifically designed to develop new knowledge that is relevant for and applicable to Swedish companies, since the aim of the project is (1) to develop new knowledge, methods, and models for IPM, and (2) to diffuse this knowledge to Swedish companies in order to contribute to their competitiveness.

Planned approach and implementation

The method of the project includes a large number of in-depth case studies of Swedish firms, complemented with economic experiments and interviews with venture capitalists.

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