Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 27th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. David Howoldt, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, supervisor – Prof. Susana Borrás, will go to Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Karlsruhe, Germany, host supervisor – Dr. Stephanie Daimer & Dr. habil. Henning Kroll. The title of his thesis is: Comparing Innovation Policy Instruments and Mixes with Quantitative Text Analysis.
2. Ido Alon, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain, supervisors – José Guimón, Rosa Urbanos-Garrido, Manuel Mira Godinho, will go to UiO, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo, Norway, host supervisors – Prof. Markus M. Bugge, Prof. Taram Thune, Prof. Ana Delgado. The title of his thesis is: Technological forecasting and regulatory assessment: An application to assisted reproductive technologies.
3. Jose Nicanor Franco-Riquelme, Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), Technical University of Madrid (UCM), Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Spain, supervisor – Prof. Joaquin Ordieres-Meré, will go to Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth (IRCRES), Rome, host supervisors – Dr. Emanuela Reale & Dr. Antonio Zinilli. The title of his thesis is: Different contexts analysis of opinion mining approaches in innovative organisations.
4. Sergio Segura-Calero, Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV). Spanish Council for Scientific Research – Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Dr. Jordi Molas-Gallart, will go to Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, host supervisor – Dr. Marko Hekkert. The title of his thesis is: Transition management and spatial planning. Urban transformative capacities.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 26th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

No Applicants.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 25th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Paola Bellis, home institute – Politechnico di Milano, Milan, supervisor – Roberto Verganti, will go to Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, host supervisor – Silviya Svejenova Velikova. The title of his thesis is: Pairs in Innovation: how two individuals can help an organization to develop shared and innovative directions.
2. Kyung Han, home institute – Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK, supervisor – Professor Ben Martin, will go to Innovation Systems & Policy Centre, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), host supervisor – Dr Doris Schartinger. The tile of his theses is: Characteristics of Collaborative Structures and their Implications for R&D Performance.
3. Nadia Weidner, home institute – Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany, supervisor – Professor Knut Koschatzky, will go to Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, host supervisor – Professor Mark Lorenzen. The title of her thesis is: Absorptive capacity beyond R&D.
4. Keija Yang, home institute – home institute – Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK, supervisor Dr Ralitsa Hiteva, will go to Centre for Global Challenges, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, host supervisor is Professor Berhard Truffer. The title of her these is Actor interactions and transition: solar and wind power development in China post 2000.

 Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 24th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Artur Santoalha, home institute – University of Oslo – TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, supervisor – Prof. Fulvio Castellacci, will go to Utrecht University – Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, host supervisor – Prof. Koen Frenken. The title of his thesis is: Smart Specialization: Where do European regions stand?
2. Pavel Gabriel Corilloclla Terbullino, home institute – SPRU, University of Sussex, supervisor – Prof. Ben Martin, will go to Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, host supervisors – Dr. Rainer Frietsch and Prof. Torben Schubert. The title of his thesis is: Barriers and the role of international partners in university-industry linkages in Latin America
3. Sihan Li, home institute – INGENIO (CSIS-UPV), supervisor –Joaquín M Azagra-Caro, will go to University of Sussex, host supervisor – Prof. Michael Hopkins. The title of her thesis is: Fostering knowledge translation: from scientific research to drug development.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 23rd call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Janna Alvedalen, home institute – CIRCLE, Lund University, supervisors – Prof. Åsa Lindholm-Dahlstrand & Prof. Magnus Nilsson, will go to Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, host supervisor – Parimal Patel. The title of her thesis is: Network perspective on entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurial system. Networks and Geography’.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 22nd call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Hendrik Berghäuser, home institute – Fraunhofer ISI, supervisor – Prof. Knut Koschatzky, will go to Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education in Oslo (NIFU), host supervisor – Prof. Magnus Galbrandsen, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: The ‘Third Mission’ of Public Universities in Germany. The Organizational Anchoring of new Responsibilities.
2. Adriaan van der Loos, home institute – Copernicus Institute of Sustainable development, Utrecht University, supervisor – Prof. Marko Hekkert, will go to UiO, Centre for Technology (TIK) Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo, host supervisor – Jens Hanson, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: RenewGrowth. Conditions for Growth in Renewable Energy Industries.
3. Alina Kadyrova, home institute – University of Manchester, supervisor – Prof. Philip Shapira, will go to Copernicus, University of Utrecht, host supervisor – Prof. Koen Frenken, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: Tracking social innovations: regional aspects of emergence, sustainability and implications

 

 Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 21st call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Emanuele Giraudo, home institute – DIG, Polytechnic University of Milan, supervisor – Prof. Luca Grilli, will go to Copenhagen Business School, host supervisor – Prof. Vera Rocha, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: What are the determinants of the Young Innovative Companies success? A specific analysis of the role of Institutional Change, Financial Constraint and Entrepreneurs Human Capital.
2. Ernesto Andrade-Sastoque, home institute – STEPS, University of Twente, supervisor – Prof. Stefan Kuhlmann, will go to SPRU, University of Sussex, host supervisor – Prof. Johan Schot, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: Sociotechnical Imaginaries for Transformative Innovation Policies
3. Frano Barbic, home institute – DIG, Polytechnic University of Milan, supervisor – Antonio Hidalgo, will go to MIOIR, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, host supervisor – Dr. Eva Niesten, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: Governance Dynamics of Multipartner Alliances: Toward an Integrated Framework
4. Gresa Latifi, home institute – DIG, Polytechnic University of Milan, supervisor – Prof. Luca Grilli, will go to Utrecht University, School of Economics, host supervisor – Prof. Erik Stam, for 5 months. The tile of her thesis is: Institutions and Venture Capital in Europe
5. Issac Lemus-Aguilar, home institute – DIG, Polytechnic University of Milan, supervisor – Prof. Raffaella Cagliano, will go to Copenhagen Business School, host supervisor – Prof. Keld Laursen, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: Innovation Management in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services
6. Julius Paul Wesche, home institute – Fraunhofer ISI, supervisor – Prof. Wolfgang Eichhammer, will go to Copernicus Innovation Studies, Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, host supervisor – Prof. Marko Hekkert, for 2.5 months. The title of his thesis is: Actor induced Policy change by niche advocacy coalitions
7. Tulin Dzhengiz, home institute – MIOIR, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, supervisor – Prof. Frank Boons, will go to Copenhagen Business School, host supervisor – Prof. Kai Hockerts, for 3-4 months. The title of her thesis is: Value-based Cognitive Distance: A Multi Method: Study in the Context of Inter-Firm Renewable Energy Alliances.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 20th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Jonas Colen Ladeia Torrens, home institute – SPRU, University of Sussex, UK, supervisor – Johan Schot, will go to Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, supervisor – Rob Raven, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Understanding the development of urban transformative capacity in Bristol and Medellin’.
2. Dhruba Borah, home institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), UK, supervisor – Silvia Massini, will go to Politecnico di Milano POLIMI, Italy, supervisor – Lucia Piscitello, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘Challenges for offshoring R&D to emerging countries: Evidence from foreign R&D subsidiaries in India’.
3. Fengjie Pan, home institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), UK, supervisor – Ian Miles, will go to Université Paris-Est, Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Société (IFRIS), France, supervisor – Philippe Larédo, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘Managing knowledge, project innovativeness and co-creation in service innovation’.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 19th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Andrea Pistorio, home institute – Politecnico di Milano POLIMI, Italy, supervisor – Mariano Corso, will go to Manchester Institute of Innovation  Research (MIoIR), UK, supervisor – Chiara Marzocchi, for 6 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Diffusion of digital innovations in innovation ecosystems’.
2. Vahid Sadr, home institute – Politecnico di Milano POLIMI, Italy, supervisor – Massimo Gaetano Colombo, will go to SPRU, University of Sussex, UK, supervisor – Roberto Camerani, for 4 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘How firms grow: A comprehensive study of the growth modes of firms’.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 18th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

No applicants.

 

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 17th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

No applicants.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 16th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Julia Planko, home institute – Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, supervisor –
Maryse M. H. Chappin, will go to INGENIO (CSIS-UPV), Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Davide
Consoli, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’Collective system building: How innovating
firms can accelerate sustainability transitions.’
2. Elena Denia, home institute – INGENIO (CSIS-UPV), Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Pablo D’Este,
will go to Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The
Netherlands, supervisor – Koen Frenken, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘Public
attitudes toward science and knowledge diffusion in Twitter’.
3. Thanh Thao Pham, home institute – LISIS – Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Socièté
(IFRIS), Université Paris-Est, France, supervisor – Philippe Larédo, will go to Fraunhofer
Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), Germany, supervisor – Wolfgang
Eichhammer for 4 months. The title of her thesis is: ’An organized population of actors in
the messy decentralized, downstream photovoltaic industry.’
4. Diego Chavarro, home institute – Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex,
UK, supervisor – Puay Tang, will go to INGENIO (CSIS-UPV), Valencia, Spain, supervisor –
Jordi Molas-Gallart for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘The emergence and growth of
new communication channels for scientific research. The case of alternative journal indexing
systems.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 15th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. María Alejandra Tejada Gómez, home institute –University of Twente, The Netherlands,
supervisor – Stefan Kuhlmann and Hector Gonzalo Ordoñez Matamoros, will go to INGENIO
(CSIS-UPV), Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Jordi Molas-Gallart and Ismael Rafols García, for 3
months. The title of her thesis is: Governance of research at university: the response to
demands in the context of the Scientific Journals System in Colombia – SJSC.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 14th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Anna Lopez-Hernandez, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de Valencia,
Spain, supervisor – Pablo D’Este Cukierman, will go to the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable
Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, supervisor – Maryse Chappin, for 3 months. The
title of her thesis is: ’Start-ups’ dynamic capabilitie for strategic collaboration toward sustainable
business partnerships.’
2. Filippo Albertoni, home institute – Politecnico di Milano, Italy, supervisor – Lucia Piscitello, will go to
Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), UK, supervisor – Silvia Massini for 3 months.
The title of his thesis is: ’Breaking up the value chain: dynamics and performance.’
3. Iris Wanzenböck, home institute – Austrian Institute of Technology Innovation Systems, AIT, Vienna,
Austria, supervisor – Thomas Scherngell, will go to Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development,
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, supervisor – Koen Frenken for 3 months. The title of her
thesis is ‘R&D networks, regional knowledge production and total factor productivity.’
4. Isabella Bianco, home institute – Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth (CNR-IRCrES),
Italy, supervisor – Secondo Rolfo, will go to Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research
(ISI), Germany, supervisor – Knut Koschatzky, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’Firms R&D
cooperation strategies in regional innovative systems.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 13th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Julia Planko, home institute – Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, supervisor –
Maryse M. H. Chappin, will go to INGENIO (CSIS-UPV), Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Davide
Consoli, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’Collective system building: How innovating
firms can accelerate sustainability transitions.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 12th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Alberto Benitez-Amado, home institute – CSIC Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP), Madrid,
Spain, supervisor – Laura Cruz-Castro, will go to the Institute of Innovation and Governance
Studies (IGS), University of Twente, The Netherlands, supervisor – Stefan Kuhlmann, for 3.5
months. The title of his thesis is: ’Governance, organization and management of universities.’
2. Bianca Cavicchi, home institute – Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo,
Norway, supervisor – Olav Wicken, will go to Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of
Sussex, UK, supervisor – Adrian Ely for 7 months. The title of her thesis is: ’Bioenergy system’s
dynamics. Sustainability issues and policy solutions in two regional case studies.’
3. Matilde D’Amelio, home institute – Politecnico di Milano, Italy, supervisor – Lucia Piscitello, will
go to Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK, supervisor – Maria Savona, for
6 months. The title of her thesis is ‘Multinational enterprises and sustainable development:
Access to modern energy services in Africa.’
4. Vincenzo Butticè, home institute – Politecnico di Milano, Italy, supervisor – Chiara Franzoni,
will go to Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark, supervisor – Mark Lorenzen, for 3 months.
The title of his thesis is: ’The role of founders in the early growth of cultural and creative ventures’.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 11th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Filippo Albertoni, home institute – Politecnico di Milano, Italy, supervisor – Lucia
Piscitello, will go to Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark, supervisor – Bent
Petersen, for 3 months and the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of
Manchester, UK, supervisor – Silvia Massini, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Disintegration
and re-integration of the value chain in the global economy.’
2. Paola Rovelli, home institute – Politecnico di Milano, Italy, supervisor – Cristina Rossi Lamastra, will
go to Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark, supervisor – Nicolai J. Foss for 3 months. The
title of her thesis is: ’Top management teams and firms’ organizational design.’
3. Carla María Elizabeth Alvial Palavicino, home institute – Science Technology and Policy
Studies (STePS), University of Twente, The Netherlands, supervisor – Stefan Kuhlmann, will
go to Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Socièté (IFRIS), Université Paris-Est, France, supervisor
– Pierre Benoit Joly, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is ‘Understanding anticipation
through practices and the constitution of anticipatory regimes in emergent S&T.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 10th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Antonio Zinilli, home institute – Institute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth (CERIS-CNR),
Rome, Italy, supervisor – Emanuela Reale, will go to the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT),
Austria, supervisor – Matthias Weber, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Funding for academic
research: a longitudinal analysis of the project of national research (PRIN).’
2. Elena Mas Tur, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de Valencia, Spain,
supervisor – Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, will go to the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable
Development, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, supervisor – Koen Frenken, for 4
months. The title of her thesis is: ’Knowledge and networks: from creation to diffusion and back
again.’
3. Victor Gómez Valenzuela, home institute – Department of Economics, Autonomous
University of Madrid, Spain, supervisor – Isabel Alvarez, will go to Manchester Institute of
Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Kieron Flanagan, for 3
months. The title of his thesis is ‘Using a conjoint analysis approach to evaluate the
preferences of incentives to innovation of manufacturing and service firms of the Dominican
Republic.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 9th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Cristian Matti, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de Valencia,
Spain, supervisor – Davide Consoli, will go to the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
(MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Elvira Uyarra, for 3 months. The title of his
thesis is: ’Knowledge creation within Spanish wind energy multilevel governance system.’
2. Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de
Valencia, Spain, supervisor – Davide Consoli, will go to the Centre for Higher Education Policy
Studies (CHEPS) Institute of Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS), University of Twente, The
Netherlands, supervisor – Paul Benneworth, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’ Remissioning of universities and the influence of the context: the case of Spain.’
3. Pierre Padilla, home institute – Science Technology and Policy Studies (STePS), University of
Twente, The Netherlands, supervisor –Stefan Kuhlmann, will go to Manchester Institute of
Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Kieron Flanagan, for 1
month. The title of his thesis is ‘Transnational policy learning through strategic intelligence:
the case of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Programme from US to UK.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 8th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

1. Thi My Huong Nguyen, home institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR),
University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Philip Shapira, will go to Copenhagen Business School,
Dept of Economics and Management, Denmark, supervisor – Yen Tran, for 3 months. The title of her
thesis is: ’Corporate governance, corporate entrepreneurship and firm performance: Evidence from a
transition economy.’
2. Junwen Luo, home institute – Institute of Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS), University of
Twente, The Netherlands, supervisor –Stefan Kuhlmann, will go to the Manchester Institute of
Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Jakob Edler, for 3 months.
The title of his thesis is: ’Balancing the role of evaluation mechanism in non-university research
institutions.’
3. Maria Karaulova, home institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of
Manchester, UK, supervisor – Philip Shapira will go to Fraunhofer Institute for System and
Innovation Research ISI, Germany, supervisor – Susanne Bührer-Topcu, for 1.5 months. The
title of her thesis is: ’ Societal effects of scientific migration: Insights form Russian speaking
nanoscience émigrés.’
4. Anna Darmani, home institute – Universitat Politècnica de Madrid, Spain, supervisor –
Antonio Hidalgo Nuchera, will go to Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development,
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, supervisor – Marko Hekkert, for 3 months. The title
of her thesis is ‘Who is in the driver’s seat? Co-evolution and emergence of technological
innovation systems for renewable energy.’
5. Óscar Llopis-Córcoles, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) has now taken up a postdoctoral position at the University of Bordeaux so will not take up the mobility grant.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 7th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

June 2013

1. Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) Universitat Politècnica
de València, Spain, supervisor – Davide Consoli, will go to the Manchester Institute of Innovation
Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Elvira Uyarra, for 3 months. The title
of her thesis is: ’Re-missioning of universities and the influence of the context: the case of Spain’
2. Julia Olmos-Peñuela, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) Universitat Politècnica de València,
Spain, supervisor – Jordi Molas Gallart, will go to the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies
(CHEPS) – Institute of Innovation and Governance Studies (IGS), University of Twente, The
Netherlands, supervisor – Paul Benneworth, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’Sciencesociety interactions in the social sciences and humanities.’
3. Djordje Pinter, home institute – Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria, Supervisor – KarlHeinz Leitner, will go to the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of
Manchester, UK, supervisor – Ian Miles, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’ Role of foresight for
technological strategic decision making in companies.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 6th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

March 2013

1. Ana Garcia-Granero, home institute – INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) Universitat Politècnica de
València, Spain, supervisor – Jeda Vega-Jurado, will go to teh Depratment of Strategic
Management & Globalization, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, supervisor – Nicolai Foss, for
3 months. The title of her thesis is: ’the effect of the organizational dimension on external knowledge
processes.’
2. Sofie Dam, home institute – Department fo Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School,
Denmark, supervisor – Carsten Greve, will go to Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR),
University of Mnachester, UK, supervisor – Sally Gee, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is:
’Emerging public-private partnerships and innovation in municipal waste management.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 5th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

September 2012

1. Hendrik Steringa, home institute – STePS – University of Twente in Enschede, the
Netherlands, supervisor – Stefan Kuhlmann, will go to The Competence Center Energiepolitik
und Energiemarkte, Fraunhofer Institute for System and Innovation Research (ISI), Germany,
supervisor – Wolfgang Eichhammer, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Incumbent
electricity companies’strategies in transition.’
2. Emrah Karakaya, home institute – Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain, supervisor –
Antonio Hidalgo Nuchera, will go to The Competence Center Energiepolitik und
Energiemarkte, Fraunhofer Institute for System and Innovation Research (ISI), Germany,
supervisor – Karoline Rogge, for 3 months.
3. REVISION OF POSTPONED APPLICATION (from 3rd circulation)
Vajk Miklos Lukacs de Pereny Martens, home Institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation
Research (MIoIR), MBS, University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Marcela Miozzo, will go
to École des Ponts Paris Tech, Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés (LATTS), Paris,
France, supervisor – Philippe Larédo, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘Firm
engagement and upgrading in buyer driven global value chains.’ (Postponed)

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 4th call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

June 2012

1. Miriam Hufnagl, home institute – Fraunhofer Institute for System and Innovation Research
(ISI), Germany, supervisor – Ralf Linder will go to Department of Business and Politics,
Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark, supervisor- Susana Borrás, for 4 months. The
title of her thesis is: ’Strategic policy making in research and innovcation policy.’

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 3 call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

March 2012

1. Jaime Humberto Sierra Gonzalez, home institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation
Research (MIoIR), MBS, University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Marcela Miozzo will go to
Research Centre on Biotech Business, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark,
supervisor- Finn Valentin, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ’Financing innovation: a
sectoral approach policy to the motives, sources and implications.’
2. Vajk Miklos Lukacs de Pereny Martens, home Institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation
Research (MIoIR), MBS, University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Marcela Miozzo, will go
to Centre d’Économie de l’Université Paris Nord XIII/Écoles de Ponts, France, supervisor –
Benjamin Coriat, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘Firm engagement and upgrading in
buyer driven global value chains.’ (Postponed)
3. Cristian Matti, home institute – INGENIO, (CSIC-UPV) (Institute of Innovation and Knowledge
Management-Spanish Council for Scientific Research-Polytechnic University of Valencia,
Spain, supervisor – Jordi Molas Gallart, will go to Centre for Studies in Technology and
Sustainable Development, University of Twente, IGS (Institute of Innovation and Governance
Studies),The Netherlands, supervisor – Frans Coenen, for 3 months. The title of his thesis is:
‘Environmental governance and regional networks on green construction in Valencia.’
4. Christine Henriques, Home institute – Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark,
supervisor – Mette Mønsted, will go to CIRCLE University of Lund, Sweden, supervisor – Åsa
Lindholm Dahlstrand, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘Looking for growth.

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 2nd call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

December 2011

1. Alberto Marzucchi, home institute – CERIS-CNR, Italy, supervisor – Sandro Montresor, will go to
INGENIO, (CSIC-UPV) (Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management-Spanish Council for
Scientific Research-Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain, supervisor- Pablo D’Este, for 3 months.
The title of his thesis is: ’The additionality of innovation policy. An investigation at different levels of
analysis.’
2. Evgeny Klochikhin, home Institute – Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR),
MBS, University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Philip Shapira, will go to University of
Twente, IGS (Institute of Innovation and Governance Studies), The Netherlands, supervisor –
Stefan Kuhlmann, for 1 month. The title of his thesis is: ‘Public policy instruments in
(re)building national innovation capabilities: cases of nanotechnology development in
Russia, China and Brazil.’
3. Giulio Marini, home institute – CERIS-CNR, Italy, supervisor – Emanuela Reale, will go to
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, supervisor – M. Paloma Sánchez, for 3 months. The
title of his thesis is: ‘University governance and evaluation: public policies and management
tools’.
4. José Miguel Natera, Home institute – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, supervisor –
José Molero Zayas, will go to Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and
Education (NIFU), Norway, supervisor – Arne Fevolden, for 3 months. The title of his thesis
is: ‘The dynamics of national innovation systems

Successful Candidates from Eu-SPRI Forum 1st call for Early Career and PhD Circulation

March 2011

1. Bruno Brandao Fischer, home institute – Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain,
supervisor – José Molero Zayas, will go to Manchester Institute of Innovation Research,
(MIoIR) University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Jakob Edler, for 3 months. The title of his
thesis is: ’Towards a dynamic evaluation model of firms engaged international R&D
cooperation programs.’
2. Elke Weyer, home Institute – University of Twente, IGS (Institute of Innovation and
Governance Studies), The Netherlands, supervisor – Jürgen Enders, will go to Manchester
Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Maria
Nedeva, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘From the professional to the firm-like
University? Seeking evidence for archetype change.’
3. Inga Ulnicane-Ozolina, home institute – University of Twente, IGS (Institute of Innovation and
Governance Studies), The Netherlands, supervisor – Stefan Kuhlmann, will go to Manchester
Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Jakob
Edler, for 3 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘Influence of institute governance on international
collaboration in nano S&T in Europe’.
4. José-Manuel Leceta-Garcia, home institute – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Economics
and Management of Innovation), Spain, supervisor – Gonzalez León, will go to Copenhagen
Business School, Denmark, supervisor – Susana Borrás, for 4 months. The title of his thesis is:
‘Innovation value added links and hubs in Europe: Towards a better matching of European
policies to the actual dynamics of business-led partnerships.’
5. Oihana Basilio, home institute – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Economics and
Management of Innovation), Spain, supervisor – M. Paloma Sanchez, will go to Université
Paris-Est, supervisor – Philippe Larédo for 4 months. The title of her thesis is: ‘Innovation
capacity evaluation of selected companies’.
6. Victor Gómez Valenzuela, home institute – Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, (Economics
and Management of Innovation), Spain, supervisor – Isabel Alvarez, will go to Manchester
Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), University of Manchester, UK, supervisor – Kieron
Flanagan for 3 months. The title of his thesis is: ‘Using a choice experiment to analyse
incentives innovation preferences in Central America and the Dominican Republic: toward
the convergence of science, technology and innovation