Enes Ünal

Enes Ünal




POLIMI - Milan


KTH – Stockholm



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Enes Ünal is a PhD Candidate at Politecnico di Milano - Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (DIG) and KTH Royal Institute of Technology - Department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK). He is conducting his research under the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Program of European Doctorate in Industrial Management (EDIM).
Enes completed his bachelor at the Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey with honors. He holds a Master of Science in Global Innovation Management (2013) from Strathclyde University (UK) and Hamburg University of Technology (Germany) with Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. He conducted his master thesis on Cradle to Cradle for Innovation and Quality.  During his MSc, he participated and managed several R&D and Innovation Management Projects such as; process optimization within a clean room of Life Technologies (Thermo Fisher Scientific) and development of marketing strategy for an invention on airborne particle analyzer for a German SME.
 His primary research interests are sustainability, circular economy, cradle to cradle and innovation management.  Currently he is working on ‘’ the relationship between circular economy practices and innovation performance ‘’.

Current research:

  • Circular Economy
  • Cradle to Cradle
  • Sustainability
  • Innovation Management

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