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This is an in-person event at King’s College London. To RSVP, obtain your complimentary ticket here

About the talk:

In this talk, the speaker Christian Sandström will apply some of the learnings and insights from his book Moonshots and the New Industrial Policy (see below) to the topic of Green Deals. In particular, he will take a closer look at the hydrogen economy. Sandström will do so by both describing the physical and chemical properties of hydrogen and the politics behind its current popularity.


Bush House Southeast Wing Room 1.05, King’s College London

About the Speaker:

Christian Sandström is Senior Associate Professor at Jönköping International Business School in Sweden. His research interests concern the interplay between policy, innovation and industrial transformation. Sandström is one of the co-editors behind the book Questioning the Entrepreneurial State (2022) that has been downloaded more than 219 000 times. His recent co-edited book Moonshots and the New Industrial Policy (Henrekson et al., 2024) explores the political economy of mission-oriented innovation policies. It can be downloaded for free here.

Sandström has been a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge and ETH Zürich in Switzerland. In 2018, he received the Pedagogical prize for best teacher at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.