Umeå School of Business, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
Tomas Blomquist, PhD, is an Associate Professor at Umeå School of Business at Umeå University in Sweden. He is head of research profile on Innovation, Networks and Projects at the business school and Director for the Erasmus Mundus, joint Masters in Strategic Project Management with Heriot-Watt University and Politecnico di Milano. He has done research on firms and how they organize, manage and control their projects as well as studies in product development and customer projects. Blomquist had been involved in work to coordinate and actively support project management research activities within IRNOP and Svenska ProjektAkademien. The work on inter-organizational innovations and have recently become important for him since the startup of collaborations with both Umeå Institute of Design and CiiR. The later one is an excellence center at Luleå University of Technology and Umeå University.