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    9220 Aalborg Ø


Organization profile

Organisation profile

The IKE Group is part of the Department of Business and Management, Aalborg University and is a central actor in the Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics (DRUID).

The focus of the research group is on innovation, knowledge and economic dynamics at different levels of aggregation. Common for the approach is that economic development is seen as knowledge driven and that knowledge creation and innovation are seen as reflecting processes of interactive learning within systemic frameworks. The group has made major contributions to the innovation system and the learning economy concepts. The main four research themes are:

  • Knowledge, innovation and regional dynamics
  • Economic development in the globalising learning economy
  • Competition, organisational change and economic transformation
  • Economics of knowledge, innovation and evolution

Certain issues such as financing of innovation, innovation indicators and innovation policy are central to the research program as a whole and cut across the themes

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innovation Social Sciences
firm Social Sciences
Denmark Social Sciences
public private partnership Social Sciences
Innovation Business & Economics
value chain Social Sciences
industry Social Sciences
innovation policy Social Sciences

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Projects 1980 2022

Research Output 1983 2019

20 år efter Jesper Jespersens "Miljøøkonomi" - Hvor står vi nu?

Gregersen, B., 2019, Mod strømmen - En stridsmand fylder 70: Et festskrift til Jesper Jespersen. Olesen, F. & Madsen, M. O. (eds.). Aalborg Universitetsforlag, p. 83-96

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Anvendelse af time-series cross-section analyser i komparativ politisk økonomi

Eriksen, J. & Etzerodt, S. F., 2019, In : Metode & Forskningsdesign. p. 24-55

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

A preliminary analysis of main barriers to implement collaborative freight transportation using a DEMATEL method

Mostafa, A. K. A., Reinau, K. H., Daina, N., Luan, J., Østergaard, C. R. & Preisler, U., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Logistics and Transport (IEEE ICALT 2019).

Research output: Contribution to book/anthology/report/conference proceedingArticle in proceedingResearchpeer-review


OECD IPSDM “Big Data Analytics” Challenge

Daniel Hain (Recipient), Roman Jurowetzki (Recipient), Tobias Buchmann (Recipient), Patrick Wolf (Recipient) & Paul Simmering (Recipient), 13 Sep 2018

Prize: Other prizes

Application programs
Big data

Higly recommended reading

Poul Houman Andersen (Recipient), 1 Aug 2018

Prize: Other prizes

Activities 1993 2019

Research Policy (Journal)

Jacob Rubæk Holm (Peer reviewer)
Sep 2019

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

European Academy of Management

Allan Næs Gjerding (Participant)
26 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation


Jacob Rubæk Holm (Lecturer)
12 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies


Press / Media

Hver tredje lønmodtager er utilfreds med sin løn

Jørgen Stamhus


3 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Danida Alumni Prize 2019

Margrethe Holm Andersen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Opportunities, challenges and bad weather

Margrethe Holm Andersen


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media