Hanna is PhD candidate in Economic Geography at CIRCLE and at the department of Human Geography. Her dissertation deals with the development of cleantech industries in Sweden. In particular, Hanna is interested in studying the regional contexts in which clean technologies emerge and the factors that trigger and hinder their development and diffusion.

Hanna holds a master degree in Demography from Lund University as well as a master degree in Economic Geography from the University of Hanover, Germany. Previously, Hanna gained research experience as student assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe, Germany.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Economic Geography
Sustainability transitions
Industry emergence
Regional innovation systems

CURRENT PROJECTS
Competitive and innovative biorefineries in Sweden – from technical potential to practical implementation (KIBIOS). Financed by the Swedish Energy Agency (2011-2013).

Cluster life cycles – the role of actors, networks and institutions in emerging, growing, declining and renewing clusters. Financed by European Science Foundation/the Swedish Research Council (2011-2013).

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