Mikael Johnsson is a PhD student at IPR, in co-operation with Munktell Science Park in Eskilstuna. His research is about exploring unused innovation capacity within employee’s daily work. The results are simultaneously being developed into usable tools for companies in order to increase their innovation capability. Aside from the academic work Mikael is consulting as innovation manager, arranging workshops and as speaker at conferences. He is innovator, founder and co-founder of several innovation-driven companies. In his book ”Sell the skin before the bear is shot” he explains one way to develop ideas and shares experiences from real cases. Mikael has a BSc with a Major in Innovation Technology.
Mikael is a member of the research project Wings of Innovation with research focus to obtain a higher understanding about how established companies can become more competitive by using untapped innovation capacity within employees daily work.
External Innovation Driver (EID) – a Developing and Organization Learning Service in Innovation Management. Three cases where an EID develop and learn SMEs innovation management (Jun 2011) Mikael Johnsson, Helena Blackbright
Interview Supported Innovation Audit: how does a complementary interview affect the understanding of an innovation audits results when the interview is based on the audit statements. (Dec 2010) Helena Blackbright, Mikael Johnsson, Tomas Backström
Innovation Advising in practice: Four cases where the RAFT model has been used in environmental innovations, and how twenty-one STPs offers Innovation Advising. (May 2010) Mikael Johnsson, Sten Ekman, Thomas Karlsson , Magnus Wiktorsson XXVII IASP World Conference on Science and Technology Parks, 2010