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Katarina Blomkvist

senior lecturer at Department of Business Studies

+4618-471 1378
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsg. 10, ingång C
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

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Katarina Blomkvist is an associate professor at Uppsala University's Department of Business Studies with expertise in entrepreneurship and international business. She earned her Ph.D. in October 2009 with an emphasis on international entrepreneurship from Uppsala University.

Dr. Blomkvist’s dissertation focused on the role of foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations and their role as sources of new technological capabilities. Her main research interest is the development and transfer of technology within established firms, with a specific focus on the evolution of subsidiary technological capabilities and the drivers of innovation. Currently she is working in a project concerning innovation development and transfer focusing on intrapreneurs in established corporations. Her research also includes the internationalization of Chinese firms. She has published in academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Management of International Review, Long Range Planning, Research Policy and Journal of Knowledge Management.

Dr. Blomkvist is part of the team that has developed the Entrepreneurship Master at the Department of Business Studies, in which she serves as one of the main instructors. Blomkvist is a member of the European International Business Association, the Academy of International Business, the Academy of Management, and has been a visiting researcher at Rutgers University, New Jersey in 2008, and worked for the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee during 2010.


Reserach Projects

Innovation and Strategic Renewal of the Multinational Corporation


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