Chalmers Conferences, LCM 2013

Karoliina Rajakallio, Lauri Pulkka, Seppo Junnila

Last modified: 2014-09-11


One reason for low levels of innovativeness and productivity in the Real
Estate and Construction sector is its fragmented value chains. We argue that
REC companies could gain from theories of open innovation and open
business models. In the context of innovation and business models, the aim
of the study is to examine how intermediation activities can support
innovation process in the REC sector through three cases. During the
intermediation process links between the co-development objectives and the
business strategy of companies strengthened in all cases.


real estate; innovation; intermediation; co-development


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