Sven Lindmark

Dr. Sven Lindmark
Senior researcher
Sven Lindmark holds a MSc degree in Industrial Engineering and Management (from Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden) and a PhD in Industrial Management and Economics (Chalmers, 2002).

After his PhD, he worked as project leader, later post-doctoral researcher and Assistant Professor at Department of Innovation Engineering and Management at Chalmers University of Technology– a department that he was also heading from 2004 to 2007. There he was researching and teaching on issues related to industrial analysis and innovation in ICT.

From 2007 to 2010 he was a Senior Researcher in the Information Society unit of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre IPTS (Institute for Prospective Technological Studies) in Seville, Spain. At IPTS he was researching the dynamics of the ICT industry and its R&D and innovation potential. Among other things, he was analyzing business R&D investments in ICT, in Europe, US and Asia). He also managed a project, which investigated the European competitiveness in emerging potentially disruptive technologies including Web 2.0, RFID, video games, embedded software and robotics technologies.

In August 2010, Sven started at SMIT as senior researcher in the Media, Markets & Innovation cluster, where he is now researching new Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), their business models, value networks and innovation systems, and their impact on industry structure, industrial competitiveness, innovation, and sustainability.

Sven’s expertise is mainly in Industry analysis, Management, policy and economics of R&D & Innovation, and Policy analysis with strong focus on the ICT sector and its institutions.

Sven also has experience from consulting in his own company, and from executive training as program manager of CHAMPS. He is a research associate of IMIT –Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology.

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Organisation Project Publication
FIspace D500.2.3 Towards a FIspace Business Model (2015)

FIspace D500.2.2 Business model evaluation of small scale trials (2015)

Innovation in the film sector: what lessons from the past tell us about Hollywood’s digital future – and what that means for Europe (2014)

The Film Industry (2014)

A typology of media innovations: insights from an exploratory study (2014)

Towards a typology for B2B application platforms (2014)

Innovation in Small Region’s Media Sectors. Assessing the Impact of Policy in Flanders (2013)

Public and Commercial Models of Access in the Digital Era (2013)

A Holistic Impact-Assessment Framework for Green ICT (2013)

FIspace D500.2.1 FIspace Value Network and Generic Business Models (2013)

Statistical, Ecosystems and Competitiveness Analysis of the Media and Content Industries: The Film Sector (2012)

The Evolving European Video Game Software Ecosystem (2012)

Public broadcasters and innovation: a contested combination in Flanders (2012)

Evaluating Impacts of Oversubscription on Future Internet Business Models (2012)

Evaluating innovation policies in the creative industries: assessment of the Flemish media sector (2012)

Multi-Actor Analysis for Self-Organizing Energy Efficient Business Ecosystems (2011)

M1.1: Identification of polices and relevant Socio-economic impacts (2011)

DELIVERABLE 2: Desirable and Feasible Scenarios for Collaborative Innovation in the Flemish Media Sector (2011)

Sustainability of Business Ecosystems for Next Generation Cognitive Networks (2011)

High Level Market and Impact Assessment, Standardisation, Dissemination and Exploitation (2011)

The Web 2.0 industry: where does Europe stand? (2010)

Business R&D in the ICT sector: examining the European ICT R&D deficit (2010)

The Web 2.0. industry: where does Europe stand? (2010)

RFID: Prospects for Europe: Item-level Tagging and Public Transportation (2010)

IPTS MCI Deliverable 2.2: Historical overview of the European Media and Content Industries (2010)

Mapping the European Wireless Trends and Drivers: Synthesis Report, IPTS Technical Report prepared for the European Commission – Joint Research Center, EUR EN 22250 (2006)