Andra Riandita is a PhD student, started her EDIM program in 2015. She joined the Department of Industrial Economics and Management, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden as her home university. As a joint doctorate program, she is also part of the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. In 2013, She earned her double degree MSc and granted scholarship for an Erasmus Mundus Master program, Food Innovation and Product Design in AgroParisTech, France and Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. She finished her BSc in 2011 from Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia in which she did part of her bachelor study in Osaka University, Japan with scholarship from the Japanese government.
Prior her doctorate study, she also has experience working in consultancy and teaching in School of Business and Management, Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia.
Her research interest is in the interlink of innovation and sustainability study, focused on the inter-firms collaboration for sustainability-oriented innovation. She observes the interaction between large firms and startups/SMEs, particularly on how both firms collaborate towards social and environmental goals. For her research, she has been working closely with the food sector and chemical industry. She has also been part of Trinex WEF Nexus and Climate-KIC, EU projects working on specific issues related to sustainable development.