Nicolette Lakemond, PhD, is an Associate Professsor at Linköping University. She is the division manager of Projects, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PIE) at the Department of Management and Engineering. She is also a member of the KITE Research Group (www.liu.se/kite) focusing on the study of innovation and knowledge integration in internationally competing industries. Her research interests are in the field of innovation management, specifically related to inter-organizational collaboration, open innovation, and service solutions development. Her research is published in among others Technovation, Industrial Marketing Management, R&D Management, Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, Creativity and Innovation Management, Supply Chain Management, and International Journal of Technology Management.