Hans Hellsmark

Forskare at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Environmental Systems Analysis

Hans Hellsmark is a researcher, specialist, at Chalmers and coordinator of Chalmers Initiative for Innovation and Sustainability Transitions. He is also one of the profile managers for the profile area Technology Governance in Energy Transitions within the Energy Area of Advance as well as Chalmers coordinator for the Swedish knowledge centre for renewable transportation fuels – f3. As a coordinator, he works with actors in academia, industry and policy involved in societal transitions, providing knowledge support and tailored activities. In his research, the focus is on research and innovation policy for transformative change. He is particularly interested in the socio-economic benefits of governmental investments in research infrastructure, the interaction between policy, industry, research institutes and universities for creating and facilitating societal transition processes.

Source: chalmers.se



The limits of academic entrepreneurship: Conflicting expectations about commercialization and innovation in China’s nascent sector for advanced bio-energy technologies

Jorrit Gosens, Hans Hellsmark, Tomas Kåberger et al
Energy Research and Social Science. Vol. 37, p. 1-11
Journal article

Innovation policies for advanced biorefinery development: key considerations and lessons from Sweden

Hans Hellsmark, Patrik Söderholm
Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. Vol. 11 (1), p. 28-40
Journal article

Innovation system strengths and weaknesses in progressing sustainable technology: The case of Swedish biorefinery development

Hans Hellsmark, J. Mossberg, Patrik Söderholm et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 131 (10), p. 702-715
Journal article

The role of pilot and demonstration plants in technology development and innovation policy

Hans Hellsmark, J. Frishammar, Patrik Söderholm et al
Research Policy. Vol. 45 (9), p. 1743-1761
Journal article

Enacting knowledge exchange: a context dependent and ‘role-based’ typology for capturing utility from university research

Eugenia Perez Vico, Hans Hellsmark, M. Jacob
Prometheus. Vol. 33 (1), p. 3-20
Journal article

Empiriska mönster och slutsatser för analytiker

Staffan Jacobsson, Anna Bergek, Hans Hellsmark
Book chapter

Politiska åtgärder för framtidens förnybara drivmedel

Hans Hellsmark, Staffan Jacobsson
Perspektiv på förädling av bioråvara 2014, p. 28-29
Book chapter

The many ways of academic researchers - how science is made useful at a University of Technology

Staffan Jacobsson, Eugenia Perez Vico, Hans Hellsmark
Science and Public Policy. Vol. 41 (5), p. 641-657
Journal article

Bredda synen på nyttiggörande!

Eugenia Perez Vico, Staffan Jacobsson, Merle Jacob et al
Forskning. Vol. 3, p. 12-
Magazine article

Policy challenges in realising biomass gasification in the European Union

Hans Hellsmark, Staffan Jacobsson
Systems Perspectives on Biorefineries 2012, p. 89-100
Book chapter

Opportunities for and limits to Academics as System Builders - The case of realizing the potential of gasified biomass in Austria

Hans Hellsmark, Staffan Jacobsson
Energy Policy. Vol. 37 (12), p. 5597-5611
Journal article

Entrepreneurial transformations in the Swedish University system: the case of Chalmers University of Technology

M. Jacob, Mats Lundqvist, Hans Hellsmark
Research Policy. Vol. 32, p. 1555-1568
Journal article

Climate Change Mitigation and the Role of Business

Rolf Wolff, Olof Zaring, Hans Hellsmark

Perspectives on Sustainable Repositioning

Olof Zaring, Eva Terrvik, Hans Hellsmark
Paper in proceedings



An innovation policy framework and policy options for the development of biorefineries

Hans Hellsmark Environmental Systems Analysis
Julia Hansson Physical Resource Theory
f3 – Swedish Knowledge Centre for Renewable Transportation Fuels
Swedish Energy Agency


Commercializing the Bio-based Economy: Pilot and Demonstration Plants in Innovation Policy and Management

Hans Hellsmark Environmental Systems Analysis
Johanna Mossberg Unknown organization
Patrik Söderholm Unknown organization
J. Frishammar Unknown organization


Policymakers’ capacity to develop a sustainable bioeconomy

Anna Bergek Environmental Systems Analysis
Hans Hellsmark Environmental Systems Analysis


Att möjliggöra en övergång till bioekonomi: dynamik i innovationssystem och policy

Hans Hellsmark Environmental Systems Analysis
Swedish Energy Agency


National challenges for industrialising energy technology in global innovation systems

Björn Sandén Environmental Systems Analysis
Johnn Andersson Environmental Systems Analysis
Mats Lundqvist Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Hans Hellsmark Environmental Systems Analysis
Swedish Energy Agency

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