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New ventures in Cleantech: Opportunities, capabilities and innovation outcomes
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Centres, Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, CESIS.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5871-8571
2019 (English)In: Business Strategy and the Environment, ISSN 0964-4733, E-ISSN 1099-0836Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Facing the challenge of climate change, innovations that imply environmental benefits create business opportunities for entrepreneurs. This paper analyzes innovation capabilities of startups in Cleantech and how the innovation outcomes of those startups develop over time. Based on the Mannheim Foundation Panel and applying propensity score matching, a cohort of 567 Cleantech startups is analyzed and compared with a control cohort of non-Cleantech startups. We find that startups in Cleantech have, on average, higher technological capabilities compared with all other startups. Our econometric evidence shows that Cleantech startups are more likely to combine existing technology in a novel way. Finally, we find that Cleantech startups develop more market novelties in subsequent years when compared with their control group peers.

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd , 2019.
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capabilities, Cleantech, governmental support, green innovations, innovative startups
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Economics and Business
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-268574DOI: 10.1002/bse.2406ISI: 000498785100001Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85077517700OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-268574DiVA, id: diva2:1428701
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Available from: 2020-05-06 Created: 2020-05-06 Last updated: 2020-05-06Bibliographically approved

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