Senior Researcher/Senior ForskareContact Lisa
To accelerate circular transformation and harness the potential of digitalisation, organisations need to jointly address innovation in the business ecosystem. The project focuses on the construction and recycling industries, where circular value propositions can create major climate benefits, but where ecosystem formation is uncharted territory.
The project, which gathers five partners from industry and research, uses a prototyping approach to investigate innovation and organisational models in business ecosystems as companies move to data-driven circular business models. The work is done through intervention cycles of activities addressing systems analysis, needs analysis and creative prototyping through design methodology.
By generating new empirical knowledge on how collaborating actors can find new principles and strategies for innovation management at the ecosystem level, the project is expected to result in new insights in innovation management and organisation across organisational boundaries. The project contributes to methodological development for circular transformation with insights into how to apply design thinking and the concept of ecosystem as structure during such change processes. The project supports relationship and network building between key actors in the sector.
Prototyping digital circular ecosystems
coordinator, project leader, process leader
Ragn Sells Recycling AB, NCC Sverige AB, Vasakronan AB, Stockholm School of Economics