Dr Jan Gruenhagen

    Jan Henrik Gruenhagen is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Business Innovation at QUT Business School. He currently works on projects about technology transformation across the mining and METS sector and the functioning of technological innovation systems. This research investigates innovation processes necessary for the development and diffusion of new technologies and to avoid system failure.

    Currently, Jan is a project leader of an externally funded research project investigating the economic, managerial and social drivers and barriers to the decarbonisation of energy consumption in the mining sector.

    Jan received his PhD from Queensland University of Technology for his research at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research. His previous research has focussed on international entrepreneurship, new venture internationalisation and the new venture creation process.

    Jan has many years of teaching experience, primarily in the areas of business negotiation, culture, communication, and operations management. Before joining QUT, he worked in different editorial and managerial roles in the German media industry.