Francesco Rosati

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Diplomvej, 371, 220

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Personal profile




Francesco Rosati is Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the SDGs at the Centre for Technology Entrepreneurship, Technical University of Denmark (DTU).


He conducts research and education on the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development to understand how entrepreneurship and innovation can contribute to provide solutions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). His research has been published in journals such as Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Scientometrics, Accounting Forum, and Science and Public Policy.


Francesco teaches courses on strategy, entrepreneurship and sustainability management at Master and Executive level and serves as mentor for a number of Danish start-ups and organizations.



Research domains


  • Entrepreneurship for the SDGs
  • Business model innovation for the SDGs
  • Sustainability management



Impact through


  • Mentoring various Danish and international start-ups and entrepreneurial organizations
  • Supporting student and staff entrepreneurship
  • Teaching at Master and Executive level in entrepreneurship and sustainability
  • Publishing in impact journals

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Research areas

Francesco Rosati is Assistant Professor at the Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark.


His research interests lie in the intersection of management and engineering, and include:

  • - Corporate Sustainability Management
  • - Business Model Innovation for Sustainability
  • - Management and Organization Studies

His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Cleaner Production, Accounting Forum, Science and Public Policy, and Scientometrics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


  • User defined:
  • Business Model Innovation for Sustainability
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Corporate Sustainability Management
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship


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