Karl Eldebo is a teacher and PhD student at the Division for Environmental Technology and Management at Linköping University, the Swedish partner organization to the Borderstep Institute.
During the summer of 2023, Karl will be working on the Challenge4Impact project. He will also be visiting several institutions and companies in the Berlin area. Sweden and Germany are both countries working hard on the transition to a green industry, and Karl is interested in future collaborations with both academia and practitioners to build cross-border collaborations.
Karl teaches Innovation management and Entrepreneurship at master’s level in a variety of courses, with special focus on sustainable business modelling and innovation which support the transition to green industry. In research, he focuses on impact start-ups and how they collaborate and do business with incumbent industrial companies in two projects, including Ignite Sweden and IndX.
Before entering the academy full time, Karl Eldebo has been working 15 years in the innovation support system, as an entrepreneur and business coach, as well as innovation manager at Saab. Karl has a master’s degree in International Business from Linköping University.
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