Essays about: "Niche Innovations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words Niche Innovations.

  1. 1. The role of innovation-driven SMEs in upscaling niche innovations within a regional context: An investigation of SMEs developing new mobility solutions in Västra Götaland County

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : HANI ELZOUMOR; SPIROS STRACHINIS; [2020-01-03]
    Keywords : SMEs; Niche Innovations; Multiple-Level Perspective; Transition Pathway; Strategic Niche Management; Electrification; Autonomous Vehicles; Connectivity; Shared Mobility; Västra Götalandsregionen; Västra Götaland County; Sustainability;

    Abstract : MSc in Knowledge-based Entrepreneurship.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban experimentation in support of Sweden's sustainability transition : a case study of Brunnshög in Lund

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jessica Clevenger; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; sustainable urban development; socio-technical systems; multi-level perspective; transition pathways; urban experiment; Brunnshög; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The number of people living in urban areas has increased significantly over the past few decades. As such, cities have become centers for population and economic growth. These two factors, however, are also the most significant drivers of fossil fuel related CO2 emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drivers of innovation in the automotive regime in the Stuttgart Region

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Mara Sophie Steinbrenner; [2020]
    Keywords : Innovation; Multi-Level-Perspective; Drivers of Innovation; Au- tomotive Sociotechnical Regime; Technological Change; Automotive Industry in Stuttgart; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis examines drivers of innovation within the automotive in- dustry of the Stuttgart Region, Germany. Geels’ concept of a Multi-Level-Perspective is applied to the industry and its environment, when investigating positive and neg- ative drivers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Walking a tightrope towards sustainability : a multi-level transition analysis of Iranian Nature Schools as an alternative educational initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Fateme Bashiri; [2020]
    Keywords : Education for Sustainable Development; Multi-Level Perspective; Free Social Spaces; Nature Schools in Iran; Sustainability Science; Social Innovations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainable development requires a change of values, norms, and capabilities within individuals and societies, and education is a crucial means to achieve these goals. However, transformation is not a simple task as dominant structures due to path-dependency and lock-in processes resist change, put pressure on innovative approaches, and hinder their potential for change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Will green banking unlock a sustainibility transition towards a low-carbon economy? : The perspective of a member-owned bank in Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Ulrika Solheim; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainibility transition; multi-level perspective; socio-technical transition; the financial industry; green banking; low carbon economy; green growth; carbon lock-in; Hållbarhetsövergång; multi-nivåperspektiv; socio-teknisk övergång; finansbranschen; gröna banker; koldioxidsnål ekonomi; grön tillväxt; koldioxidintensiva låsningar;

    Abstract : In the climate change discussion, there is a broad consensus about the importance of support from the financial industry when it comes to supporting changes towards a more sustainable society. However, investments in the society supporting a transition towards a low-carbon economy are still waiting to become unlocked. READ MORE