Dr Ozgur Dedehayir

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Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Management


Business and Management

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

Professional memberships and associations

Academic appointment:

  • Lecturer, QUT School of Management (Jan. 2019 - )


Previous academic employment:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow, QUT (Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2018)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, QUT School of Management (Feb. 2015 - Dec. 2015)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Leiden University, The Netherlands (Aug. 2013 - Jan. 2015)
  • Research Fellow, CITER (Center for Innovation and Technology Research), Tampere University of Technology, Finland (Jan. 2011 - Jul. 2013)
  • Researcher, CITER, Tampere University of Technology, Finland (Nov. 2006 - Dec. 2010)


Industry employment:

  • Production Engineer, Robert Bosch, Australia (Jan. 1998 – Jul. 2003)


Educational background:

  • Ph.D., Technology Strategy (Distinction), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2010
  • M.Sc., Industrial Management (Distinction), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2006
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia, 1997
  • Secondary, Melbourne High School, Australia, 1993


Research interests:

  • entrepreneurial ecosystems, innovation ecosystems, disruptive innovations, retro-tech innovations, vegan food innovations, cancer drug innovations


I have a broad teaching portfolio, having designed, coordinated, and lectured a variety of units in the management discipline since 2005, including those centring on strategy, innovation management, and entrepreneurship.

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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