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Welcome to CESIS

CESIS (Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies) is a research center with the mission to organize and carry out studies of innovation systems. CESIS is funded by VINNOVA, KTH and JIBS.

CESIS recently achieved the overall assessment "Outstanding at the forefront of international research". According to the worldwide REPEC-system CESIS ranks high in terms of research output and research impact. CESIS is among the top 5 % institutions in the world focused on innovation research.

Recent publications

Colombo, M., Cumming, D., Mohammadi, A., Rossi-Lamastra, C., & Wadhwa, A  (2016). Open Business Models and Venture Capital Finance. Industrial and Corporate Change.

Backman, M., & Lööf, H.(2015) The geography of innovation and entrepreneurship.The Annals of Regional Science.

Lööf, H., & Nabavi, P. (2015) Knowledge spillovers, productivity and patent. The Annals of Regional Science.

Lööf, H., & Nabavi, P. (2015) Innovation and credit constraints: evidence from Swedish exporting firms. Economics of Innovation and New Technology.

Baltzopoulos, A., Braunerhjelm, P., & Tikoudis, I. (2015) Spin-offs: Why geography matters. Journal of Economic Geography

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