Sten Ekman, Senior Lecturer (not working at IDT anymore)

Sten Ekman is senior researcher in Innovation Science & Management with focus on design inspired innovation and innovation management. He holds a PhD from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) with research in Sweden and Japan. He has been head of department of Innovation, Design and Product Development (IDP) 2000-2005, initiated and implemented a multiscientific milieu and was therefore awarded “the entrepreneur of the year in academic leadership” in Sweden in 2001. He is co-author of the book “Design Inspired Innovation” (2006) together with partners in USA, UK and Italy. Currently he is co-leader of the DeVIP research project on design and innovation and collaborating with Indian, US and Italian partners on design, creativity, innovation and management since 2006.

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Mikael Johnsson (former)