About Cristina Chaminade

Cristina Chaminade is a Full professor in Innovation Studies at Lund University School of Economics and Management and CIRCLE (the Center for Innovation, Research and Competences in the Learning Economy) at Lund University, Sweden. She is Director of the Master program in Innovation and Global Sustainable Development She holds a Bachelor and a PhD in … Continue reading About Cristina Chaminade


My research interests lay in the intersection between innovation studies, development studies and sustainability. My ambition is to understand the processes of knowledge creation and adoption that underpin the transformations towards sustainable forms of living (economic, social and environmental) and how they are affected and affect institutions. More than the analysis of particular countries or regions, … Continue reading Research


In this page you will find access to open access copies of most of my publications. Chaminade, C. Ballandi, M. Plechero.,Santini (2019) Understanding processes of path renewal and creation in thick specialized regional innovation systems. Evidences from two textile districts in Italy and Sweden. European Planning Studies. Published in open access.   Chaminade, C. & … Continue reading Publications