The vision of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Business Development is to promote
interdisciplinary international research on applying cutting-edge digital technologies
in connection with business development in an agile and sustainable way.
Research is a vital activity of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Business Development, and main research topics addresses business model innovation and sustainability through cutting-edge digital technologies – emphasizing both the strategic, managerial, organisational and the technology aspects of digital and sustainable business development.
Preferred scientific journals:
Preferred scientific conferences:
Teaching, including supervision, is a core activity of the Centre, where research-based teaching in the area of business development, business model innovation and technology-based business development are the core topics of teaching. The main courses supported by the Centre are the cand.merc. and cand.polyt. courses offered at BTECH.
The Centre combines teaching with research and project collaborations. That way, the students benefit from new knowledge and cases from companies around the globe and data is collected through the projects for scientific research and scientific publications and public dissemination of the key findings, learnings and best practice.
The key teaching contributions lie in:
Funding is a core activity of the Centre, as it strives to sustain research activities through high levels of external funding. A combination of international, national and local project currently funds 80 pct. of the research activities carried out by the Centre. Funding sources are leveraged from:
The KPI’s for funding activities of the Centre:
Outreach is the final core activity of the Centre, with the main aim to collaborate cross sector and locally, nationally and internationally. Through collaborations and projects with companies, universities and municipalities, the Centre examines and develops the process of how private and public companies plan and design, conduct, implement and evaluate the output of digital transformation and sustainable, digital business development.
The outreach of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Business Development is manifested through the following activities: