UCPH-DC1: Entrepreneurship and innovation management in health care

Supervisors: Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Carsten Nico Hjortso (UPCH) and industry mentor Dr. Marie Smed (CRD)

Project 1: The dynamics of employee-driven innovation

This project aims to enrich our understanding of employee-driven innovation and investigates how best to promote and support intrapreneurship and innovation in health care systems. The project asks questions such as: 1) What characterizes and drives employees who engage in innovation? How do they transform their ideas into value creating solutions? How, and under what conditions do employee innovators interact with the formal hospital innovation support systems and the broader ecosystem.

Project 2: Developing supporting tools for innovation

The project aims to enrich our understanding of how innovation and intrapreneurship in the health care and hospital sector can be supported by tools, heuristics and frameworks. The project will scrutinize existing and support the development of new innovation support tools. The project asks: 1) Which types of processes and tools optimize innovation processes and long-term value creation. 2) How are such processes best implemented within health care systems? 

Project 3: Understanding the health innovation ecosystem

The project aims to enrich our understanding of the practices, structures and dynamics of the wider health innovation ecosystem with a focus on development of more coherent health pathways. The project asks: 1) What characterizes the types and dynamics of processes within health sector innovation ecosystems? 2) Who are the involved actors, and what are their relationships? 3) What hinder or promote inter-organizational innovation processes? 

 

Please note that applicants for the UCPH position should apply through the Danish portal: PhD fellowship in Innovation Management in Hospital Systems 

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UCPH-DC1

Research Areas

Entrepreneurship and Employee-driven Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Design science and Design support tools and Entrepreneurship, Ecosystem, Innovation and Collaboration

Research Host

University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and RMIT University

Location

Denmark

Status

Open Position

RMIT University

Other Positions

Supervisors

Associate Prof. Andrey Molotnikov (RMIT), Professor Dr.-Ing. Thomas Niendorf (UoK), Philipp Krooss (UoK) and Dr. Markus Weinmann (UoK)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Kassel (UoK) and RMIT University

Location

Germany

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Jenny Zhang (RMIT) and Prof. Jose Antonio Vilar-Fernandez (UDC) and José Luis González Leal (Navantia) and Prof. Amparo Alonso-Betanzos (UDC) and Prof. Vicente Díaz-Casas (UDC) and Prof. Marcos Miguez González (UDC)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of A Coruña (UDC) and RMIT University

Location

Spain

Status

Open Position

Supervisors

Prof. Anne-Laure Mention (RMIT) and Associate Prof. Carsten Nico Hjortso (UPCH) and Dr. Marie Smed (UPCH)

PhD awarding institution/s

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and RMIT University

Location

Denmark

Status

Open Position

RMIT and many of the REDI partners are HSR4R certified
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101034328.

Results reflect the author’s view only. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains