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New grants for researchers at BSS-SDU

Five researchers at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences have received support to initiate new research projects.

A number of grants are awarded to researchers at SDU’s Faculty of Business and Social Sciences. Get an overview below.

Chris Horbel, Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics, has – together with Brooks Kaiser – received DKK 287,856 from the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education – the International Network Programme for the project ”Sustainable Tourism Development in the Nordic Arctic”. The project is carried out in collaboration with Canadian, Norwegian, Swedish, Faroese, and, Icelandic partners.

Jan Stentoft, Professor at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, has received DKK 3.2 million from the Danish Industry Foundation for the project “Sales and Operations Planning”. The aim is to shed light on the human aspects and processes that are often overlooked, as companies put too much importance on technology. Besides Jan Stentoft, the research team consists of Lone Kavin, Ole Stegmann and Per Vagn Freytag. Read more about the project here.

Kim Klyver, Professor at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management, has been awarded two grants:

  • He has received DKK 970,000 from the Carlsberg Foundation’s “Semper Ardens” instrument to write a pioneering book project titled ”Entrepreneurial networks: The individual strikes back (EntNet)”.
  • He receives – together with Martin Senderovitz, Mette Søgaard Nielsen and Simon Fietze – DKK 240,319 from The Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education – the International Network Programme which supports international research collaboration. The money will be used on the project “Exploring the multi-level phenomenon of nascent entrepreneurship”, which is carried out in collaboration with a Chinese partner.

Olivier Schmitt, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Management, has received DKK 3,980,000 from the Carlsberg Foundation’s  Distinguished Associate Professors Fellowship for the project ”Transforming Armed Forces in the 21st Century”.   

Ying He, Assistant Professor at the Department of Business and Economics, has received DKK 144,440 from the Independent Research Fund Denmark for a research stay abroad. His project is titled ”Selling Probabilistic Goods in Vertical Market”.