On a trial lecture and PhD defense at UiT

My good colleague from NIBIO Hilde Halland is defending her PhD on November 3, at the UiT- The Arctic University of Norway. The program starts at 1015 with her trial lecture: “Drivers and barriers for a sustainability transformation of Norwegian food systems”. Then, after a short break, she continues with the presentation of her PhD Thesis “Farm sustainability as a sustainability learning process in Arctic Norway” that I was co-supervisor.

Both the trial lecture and the PhD defense will be also broadcasted online: https://uit.no/tavla/artikkel/792605/disputas_-_cand_agric_hilde_halland

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Presentation at BIOVALUE GA

Together with Dr. Inger Martinussen we represented the NIBIO research team on the General Assembly for the BioValue Project that took place at MAICh (Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania) in Crete, Greece.

I presented our first deliverables in the project and our plans for the coming work.

This was an excellent arrangement that also offered us the opportunity to learn more of our sister projects Radiant EU, DIVINFOOD, and CropDIVA.

New project call from NOS-HS

The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS) Project Grants has a new open call for proposals. The total budget is NOK 45 million (ca. 4,5 million euro) with deadline 15 November 2022. Individual applications for a Nordic research project can claim a budget up to max. NOK 8 million with a duration of 3 years.

Info from nordforsk.

Article presentation at ICA CCR European Research Conference 2022

Presented the article ” Social embeddedness and resilience in cooperatives: results from two case studies.” at the ICA CCR European Research Conference “Rethinking co-operatives: From local to global and from the past to the future”.

The presentation builds on the published article on J. Coop S.: Lamprinakis, L. (2020). Co-operatives as Naturally Embedded Organisations and Implications for their Resilience. Journal of Co-operative Studies, 53(2), 16-30.

Available on the Journal of Co-operative Studies.

Seminar available on YouTube

Our Symbioma seminar “How can we help SMEs toward circular economy?” is available online on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm5OYb9gHgc

My talk (50:00) was on “The emergence of bio-economy and the importance of matchmaking in value creation for biomass industries” where I discussed the new socio-economic paradigm that bioeconomy brings and how businesses, and especially SMEs, can flourish into this new reality.

Workshop on matchmaking in the bioeconomy

Excellent discussions today at our workshop “How can we help SMEs towards circular economy business models?”. My talk was on “The emergence of bio-economy and the importance of matchmaking in value creation for biomass industries” where I discussed the new socio-economic paradigm that bioeconomy brings and how businesses, and especially SMEs, can flourish into this new reality.

Matchmaking –i.e., finding the right partner, becomes increasingly important for the successful shift towards increased circularity and opens the businesses for new opportunities.

The event was part of our SYMBIOMA project that is financed by Interreg NPA.

New research article available on early-access

My latest article “Individual and organizational identity economics: the case of sustainability” has just became available on early-access at the academic journal Development and Learning in Organizations (ISSN: 1477-7282). The article introduces identity economics in the individual and organizational level, and highlights its impact on organizational performance, especially when dealing with foundational issues such as sustainability.

The article is available here.

Temporary citation
Lamprinakis, L. (2022), “Individual and organizational identity economics: the case of sustainability”, Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-03-2022-0048

How can we help SMEs towards circular economy business models?

Join us on June 2nd in our workshop “How can we help SMEs towards circular economy business models?”

My talk will be on the “Emergence of bio-economy and the importance of matchmaking in value creation for biomass industries” where I discuss the new socio-economic paradigm that bioeconomy brings and how businesses, and especially SMEs, can flourish into this new reality.

Remember to register!

The workshop is part of the SYMBIOMA project