1. anloher3's picture   Anna Karina López Hernández  
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She is part of the Ph.D. program in Design, Manufacture, and Management of Industrial Projects. Her research interest focuses on technology collaboration for innovation performance in technology-based startups (TBS). Under the Dynamic Capabilities (DCs) framework, the purpose of her study is to deepen our understanding of Collaboration Capabilities in the core of technology-based startups and show how they are relating to operational capabilities and influence innovation performance in TBS’ sector. This study basis sample 45 TBS, specialized in hardware and software technology and apps focused on smart cities, transport, sustainability, environment, renewable energy, and clean-tech, in the Spanish context. Anna holds university studies in International Relations on International Business specialization at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and a Master in International Marketing at Universitat de Girona. A professional background developed in international communication skills, technology entrepreneur thinking and green business management. Experience in industrial marketing, public relations, environmental consulting services, and research field. Special project background: Practical knowledge gained from Ph.D. basis project of R&D+ Innovation waste to energy (bioenergy systems). She started and got involved in the planning and stakeholders’ engagement at urban community scale in Milpa Alta, Mexico City. This pilot small-scale AD-plant project was developed in a four-helix model and entirely funded by the SECITI, Mexico City Government. The aim of this project was to develop and improved a testing a new technology integrating collaboration of local government, the private sector, universities, and agriculture community of Milpa Alta Market. The use of organic waste to produce energy and fertilizer at micro scale and reduce yearly tons of CO2 emissions for waste transport in Milpa Alta area.