Manchester Institute of Innovation Research


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Pieces published in 2016-2017

  • Eva Niesten has had a paper accepted in the Journal of Technology Transfer. The details of the paper are: Eveleens, C., Van Rijnsoever, F., Niesten, E. (2016) How network-based incubation helps start-up performance: a systematic review against the background of management theories. Accepted for publication in The Journal of Technology Transfer.

  • Benaim, M., Héraud, J-A and V. Merindol (2016) Scientific connectivity of European regions: towards a typology of cooperative schemes. Journal of Innovation Economics & Management, #21 (2016/3); pp155-176.

Abstract: Cities are restless systems. Increasing urbanisation and the cumulative growth of urban management issues are pressing local governments to provide valuable services. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are established as drivers of this new wave of change in the redefinition of the relationship between the city and its citizens. Smart Cities rely strongly on strategies and solutions enabled by ICTs involving directly local governments, citizens and communities. Open data alone, though a relevant component of these strategies, cannot provide enough incentives for the engagement of citizens necessary to establish a collaborative and open governance system; data need to be appropriately elaborated, communicated and used. The main objective of this paper is to investigate how open data together with simple and standardised elaborations and innovative visualisation techniques may be used to provide new and updated services to citizens and communities: free and readily available services based on the wealth of information ‘owned’ by local governments. Adopting a design science research methodology we develop and test a collaborative ICT-based tool called UrbanSense. We use it to highlight how systemic connections between citizens and city-government may be devised. On this point, the focus is on the feedforwarding of open data integrated with basic elaborations and visualisations as a means for the local government to create new and open services for citizens and communities. The use of the services prompts citizens to feedback new information in real-time to the city government. These interactions may be used to foster an open innovation ecosystem.

Abstract: The paper makes two contributions to the advancement of the ‘circular economy’ as a blueprint for a more sustainable society. The first is to highlight the importance of understanding the dynamics of consumption and waste in the domestic sphere. The second is to illustrate two ways in which using insights from socio-technical literature on sustainable consumption, in combination with the sociology of food, could contribute to redressing this shortfall. This includes understanding why people use or consume particular goods or services, and how this might be altered; and what drives the production of waste and the adoption of strategies for its reduction by consumers. We mobilise insights from a socio-technical perspective on consumption, which highlights the importance of everyday interactions between routine activities, mundane technologies and cultural meanings in (re)producing patterns of consumption. These insights are illustrated with reference to domestic food provisioning, using empirical data generated through twenty semi-structured interviews with consumers in relation to meat consumption and thriftiness. Two suggestions for the development of the ‘circular economy’ to better take account of consumption within the domestic sphere are made. The first is a shift from imagining consumers as ‘users’ of particular products or services, to conceptualisation as ‘doers’ of everyday activities. The second is a broadening of the principle of ‘eco-effectiveness’ to take account for the social value of consumption.

  •  A special issue has been issued in the International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy on Challenge-Oriented Research and Innovation: Concepts, Practices And Policies. This issue is guest-edited by Dr. Effie Amanatidou, Dr. Mika Nieminen, Dr. Stephanie Daimer and Miriam Hufnagl. The issue is expected to contribute to the process of co-evolvement and the ongoing deliberation on grand challenges as policy orientation. The papers that are included address the debate on the provenance and meaning of the ‘grand challenges’ concept, but also analyse exemplary cases of truly grand and global challenges such as global warming and clean energy or the energy turnaround from the perspective of different countries (Germany, Sweden, Norway, UK Denmark and Estonia). Professor Denis Loveridge provides food for thought when challenging us with his paper on the interrelation between the digital and natural worlds that may be the major challenge of them all.

  •  Philip Shapira, Abdullah Gök, Fatemeh Salehi (September 2016). Graphene Enterprise: Mapping Innovation and Business Development in a Strategic Emerging Technology. Journal of Nanoparticle Research.  DOI: 10.1007/s11051-016-3572-1

Abstract: This paper explores enterprise development and commercialization in the field of graphene. Firm characteristics and relationships, value chain positioning, and factors associated with product entry are examined for a set of 65 graphene-oriented small and medium-sized enterprises located in 16 different countries. As well as secondary sources and bibliometric methods to profile developments in graphene, we use computerized data mining and analytical techniques, including cluster and regression modeling, to identify patterns from publicly available online information on enterprise web sites. We identify groups of graphene small and medium-sized enterprises differentiated by how they are involved with graphene, the materials they target, whether they make equipment, and their orientation toward science and intellectual property. In general, access to finance and the firms’ location are significant factors that are associated with graphene product introductions. We also find that patents and scientific publications are not statistically significant predictors of product development in our sample of graphene enterprises. We further identify a cohort of graphene-oriented firms that are signaling plans to develop intermediate graphene products that should have higher value in the marketplace. Our findings suggest that policy needs to ensure attention to the introduction and scale-up of downstream intermediate and final graphene products and associated financial, intermediary, and market identification support. The paper demonstrates novel data methods that can be combined with existing information for real-time intelligence to understand and map enterprise development and commercialization in a rapidly emerging and growing new technology. [Open Access]

Abstract: Delineating the emergence of nanotechnologies that offer new functionalities is an important element in an anticipatory approach to the governance of nanotechnology and its potential impacts. This paper examines the transition to next generation active nanotechnologies which incorporate functions that respond to the environment or systems concepts that combine devices and structures that are dynamic and which may change their states in use. We develop an approach to identifying these active nanotechnologies and then use bibliometric analysis to examine the extent of research papers and patents involving these concepts. We also examine references to environmental, health, and safety concepts in these papers, given that these next generation nanotechnologies are likely to have risk profiles that are different from those of first-generation passive nanomaterials. Our results show a steady growth overall in focus on active nanotechnologies in the research literature and in patents over the study period of 1990–2010. We also find an increase in consideration given to environmental, health, and safety topics. While gaps are highlighted in our understanding of research and innovation in active nanotechnologies, the results suggest that there is beginning to be a shift to active nanotechnologies, with the implication that governance processes need to be conscious of this shift and to prepare for it.

  • Jakob Edler contributed a chapter on Local Needs, Global Challenges: The Meaning of Demand-Side Policies for Innovation and Development in this year’s Global Innovation Index Report. 

This report has been produced annually since 2007, edited by INSEAD, WIPO and Cornell University. The GII theme this year is Winning with Global Innovation. The report explores the rising share of innovation carried out via globalised innovation networks, finding that gains from global innovation can be shared more widely as cross-border flows of knowledge and talent are on the rise. The report also concludes that there is ample scope to expand global corporate and public R&D cooperation to foster future economic growth. 

  • Loveridge, D. (2016) The digital and natural worlds: crisis or challenge? Int. J. Foresight and Innovation Policy, Vol. 11, Nos. 1/2/3, 2016

Abstract: The digital world appeared 80 years ago. Little attention was paid to it until WW II when code breaking became of paramount importance. The subsequent evolution of the electronics industry was challenge driven typical of a digital world of technical specialists, a situation that existed until the arrival of consumer electronics. The digital world quickly became ubiquitous acquiring an unstoppable momentum, especially once parallel developments in software created the so-called ‘killer’ applications. The digital worlds’ ubiquitous penetration of human societies raised the spectre of a crisis between existence and extinction, an ever-present phenomenon throughout human existence. The crisis takes many interconnected forms perceived as a cascade of situations containing many turning points involving multiple and interconnected themes. For this reason the paper suggests that all research be underlain by the notion of a crisis in preference to that of a challenge based on well-defined problem-solving. The digital world will shape all lives well into the future, providing mutual existence in opposition to extinction

Abstract: In the face of the ‘digital revolution’ and its wide penetration of all aspects of life, FTA needs to consider new approaches and skills to enable it to cope with a ‘new’ world. An approach based on ‘due diligence,’ adapted from the business world, is suggested. The paper links the digital world to an algorithm-big data duo, where computation is preferred to human judgement, with its behavioural and intuitive ‘baggage’, in policy formulation. Turing’s 1936 paper enabled the evolution of digital computers capable of using complex algorithms to work with large and uncertain data sets. The current favouring of computation highlights the need for FTA to be based on an appreciation of dynamic situations that face all life on Earth replacing silo-based problem-solving. To cope with these situations, new skills are needed based on excellence in breadth and depth using due diligence concepts that can build a bridge between FTA and policy makers to ensure both the quality and the ability to embrace ignorance are coped with

  • Amanatidou, E., Saritas, O., Loveridge, D. (2016) Strategies for emerging research and innovation futures. foresight, 18(3), 253-275.

Abstract: This paper aims to present a set of strategic options for Research and Innovation (R&I) stakeholders in the light of new and emerging ways of organising and performing research. Design/methodology/approach – The paper first reviews the evolution of the R&I landscape and identifies the most influential stakeholders engaged in R&I. In the light of the scenarios developed for the year 2030, a set of strategic options are identified and assessed for each stakeholder group. Findings – R&I systems are now more complex than 50 years ago and will be even more in the future. Radical changes are expected in terms of the ways research is funded, organised and carried out. Some of these transformations are captured by the scenarios developed. The analysis of scenarios indicated that their feasibility and desirability differ across different sectors of industry, and research areas within the research landscape. Research limitations/implications – Scenarios and strategies presented in the paper bring new considerations on the way research activities are practiced. Further research is considered to be useful on the new modes of research and implications for academia, industry, society and policy makers. Practical implications – The discussion around the responses of different stakeholders vis-a` -vis specific scenarios about the future in R&I practices and organisation gives a practical view about how to deal with associated emerging trends and issues. Social implications – Society is a crucial stakeholder of all R&I activities. The transformative scenarios suggest that society will not only be playing a reactive role on the demand side but also more proactive role on the supply side in the decades to come. Originality/value – The paper is based on work undertaken within the Research and Innovation (RIF) 2030 project. As R&I activities will be important for the development and competitiveness of the EU and its member states, the work presented here is considered to be of value by highlighting how to create more resilient strategies in a fast-changing R&I landscape.

Abstract: A goal of synthetic biology bio-foundries is to innovate through an iterative design/build/test/learn pipeline. In assessing the value of new chemical production routes, the intellectual property (IP) novelty of the pathway is important. Exploratory studies can be carried using knowledge of the patent/IP landscape for synthetic biology and metabolic engineering. In this paper, we perform an assessment of pathways as potential targets for chemical production across the full catalogue of reachable chemicals in the extended metabolic space of chassis organisms, as computed by the retrosynthesis-based algorithm RetroPath. Our database for reactions processed by sequences in heterologous pathways was screened against the PatSeq database, a comprehensive collection of more than 150M sequences present in patent grants and applications. We also examine related patent families using Derwent Innovations. This large-scale computational study provides useful insights into the IP landscape of synthetic biology for fine and speciality chemicals production.

Pieces published during the 2015-16 academic year are listed below:


1.       Amanatidou, E., Saritas, O., Loveridge, D. (2016) Strategies for emerging research and innovation futures. foresight, 18(3).

2.       Amanatidou, E., Gritzas, G., Kavouakos, K.I. (2016) Time banks, co-production and foresight: intertwined towards an alternative future. foresight, 17(4), 308-331.

3.       Aylen, J. (2016) Editorial. The International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology, 86(1), 1-1.

4.       Aylen. J. (2016) Building and deploying Blue Danube – Britain’s first nuclear weapon. Royal Air Force Historical Society Journal, 63, 6-31

5.       Bohnsack, R., Pinkse, J., Waelpoel, A. (2015) The institutional evolution process of the global solar industry: The role of public and private actors in creating institutional shifts. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions. In press.

6.       Boons, F., Chertow, M., Park, J., Spekkink, W., Shi, H. (2016) Industrial Symbiosis Dynamics and the Problem of Equivalence: Proposal for a Comparative Framework. Journal of Industrial Ecology, online 27 July 2016.

7.       Broekhoven, S. V., Boons, F., Buuren, A. V. & Teisman, G. (2015) Boundaries in action: a framework to analyse boundary actions in multifunctional land-use developments. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 33, 1005–1023.

8.       Carbone, P., Currin, A., Dunstan, M., Fellows, D., Jervis, A., Rattray, N., Robinson, C., Swainston, N., Vinaixa, M., Williams, A., Yan, C., Barran, P., Breitling, R., Chen, G-Q., Faulon, J-L., Goble, C., Goodacre, R., Kell, D.B., Le Feuvre, R., Micklefield, J., Scrutton, N.S., Shapira, P., Takano, E., and Turner., N.J. (2016) SYNBIOCHEM – A SynBio Foundry for the biosynthesis and sustainable production of fine and speciality chemicals. Biochemical Society Transactions, 44, 675-677.

9.       Del Rio, P., Carrillo-Hermosilla, J., Könnölä, T., Bleda, M. (2016) Resources, capabilities and competences for eco-innovation. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 22(2), 274-292.

10.   Dendler, L., Dewick, P. (2016) Institutionalising the organic labelling scheme in China: a legitimacy perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, online 28/03/16.

11.   Edler, J., Yeow, J. (2016) Connecting demand and supply. The role of intermediation in public procurement of innovation, Research Policy, 45(2), 414–426.

12.   Edler, J. (2016) Konzepte und Instrumente nachfrageorientierter Umweltinnovatoinspolitik (Concepts and instruments of demand oriented environmental innovation policy). Ökologisches Wirtschaften, 1, 18-21.

13.   Flanagan, K., Uyarra, E. (2016) Four dangers in innovation policy studies – and how to avoid them. Industry and Innovation, 23(2), 177–188.

14.   Gagliardi, D. (2015) Material data matter — Standard data format for engineering materials. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 101, 357–365.

15.   Gasbarro, F., Pinkse, J. (2016) Corporate adaptation behaviour to deal with climate change: The influence of firm-specific interpretations of physical climate impacts. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. 23(3), 179-192.

16.   Gazzard, R., McMorrow, J., Aylen, J. (2016) Wildfire policy and management in England: an evolving response from Fire and Rescue Services, forestry and cross-sector groups. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B,  371 20150341.

17.   Gee, S., Oliver, R., Corfield, J., Georghiou, L., Yuille, M. (2015) Biopreservation and Biobanking, 13(06), 435-451.

18.   Geels, F.W., Kern, F., Fuchs, G., Hinderer, N., Kungl, G., Mylan, J., Neukirch, M., Wassermann, S. (2016) The enactment of socio-technical transition pathways: A reformulated typology illustrated with a comparative multi-level analysis of the German and UK low-carbon electricity transitions (1990-2014). Research Policy, 45(4), 896-913.

19.   Geels, F.W., Berkhout, F. and Van Vuuren, D. (2016) Bridging analytical approaches for low-carbon transitions. Nature Climate Change, 6(6), 576-583.

20.   Hodson, M., Marvin, S. (2016) The Mutual Construction of Urban Retrofit and Scale: Governing ON, IN and WITH in Greater Manchester. Environment and Planning C.

21.   Jiao, W., Boons, F. (2015) Policy durability of Circular Economy in China: A process analysis of policy translation. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Online 31/10/15.

22.   Jolink, A., Niesten, E. (2016) The impact of venture capital on governance decisions in collaborations with start-ups. Small Business Economics,

23.   Karaulova, M., Gök, A., Shackleton, O., Shapira, P. (2016) Science system path-dependencies and their influences: nanotechnology research in Russia. Scientometrics, 107(2), 645-670.

24.   Kitagawa, F., Sanchez-Barrioluengo, M., Uyarra, E. (2016) Third mission as institutional strategies: Between isomorphic forces and heterogeneous pathways. Science and Public Policy, published online: 05 June 2016.

25.   Kishna, M., Niesten, E., Negro, S., Hekkert, M.P. (2016) The role of alliances in creating legitimacy of sustainable technologies: A study on the field of bio-plastics. Journal of Cleaner Production. Available online 28 June 2016.

26.   Lampel, J., Germain, O. (2016) Creative industries as hubs of new organizational and business practices. Journal of Business Research, 69(7), 2327-2333.

27.   Li, Y., Arora, S., Youtie, J., Shapira, P. (2016) Using web mining to explore Triple Helix influences on growth in small and mid-size firms. Technovation. Online: 15 January 2016.

28.   Liu, W., Li, Y., (2015) The booming of open access publications in science. Current Science 109(7): 1221-1222.

29.   Li, Y., Georghiou, L. (2016) Signaling and accrediting new technology: Use of procurement for innovation in China. Science and Public Policy, 43 (3), pp. 338-351.

30.   Loveridge, D. (2015) Models, simulation and convergence in the polity: an essay. Futures. Online: 11 December 2015

31.   Luukkonen, T., Thomas, D. (2016) The ‘negotiated space’ of university researchers’ pursuit of a research agenda. Minerva. 54(1), 99-127

32.   McDowell, W., Geels, F.W. (2016) Ten challenges for computer models in transitions research: Commentary on Holtz et al. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, online 19 July 2016.

33.   Miozzo, M. and DiVito, L. (2016) Growing fast or slow?: Understanding the variety of paths and the speed of early growth of entrepreneurial science-based firms. Research Policy, 45(5), 964-986.

34.   Miozzo, M., DiVito, L., Desyllas, P. (2016) When do acquirers invest in the R&D assets of acquired science-based firms in cross-border acquisitions? The role of technology and capabilities similarity and complementarity, Long Range Planning, 49(2), 221–240.

35.   Miozzo, M., Desyllas, P., Lee, H.-F., Miles, I. (2016) Innovation collaboration and appropriability by knowledge-intensive business services firms. Research Policy

36.   Monreal, A.C., McMeekin, A., Southerton, D. (2016) Beyond acquisition: Exploring energy consumption through the appreciation and appropriation of domestic lighting in the UK. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 7, 37-48.

37.   Niesten, E., Alkemade, F. (2016) How is value created and captured in smart grids? A review of the literature and an analysis of pilot projects. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 53, 629–638.

38.   Niesten, E., Lozano, R. (2015) Making,  buying and collaborating for more sustainable production and consumption. Journal of Cleaner Production, 100, 1-3.

39.   Panwar, R., Nybakk, E., Hansen, E., Pinkse, J. (2016) The effect of small firms' competitive strategies on their community and environmental engagement. Journal of Cleaner Production, 129, 578-585.

40.   Panwar, R., Nybakk, E., Hansen, E., Pinkse, J. (2016) Does the Business Case Matter? The Effect of a Perceived Business Case on Small Firms’ Social Engagement. Journal of Business Ethics, online 30 August 2015.

41.   Pinkse, J., Gasbarro, F. (2016) Managing physical impacts of climate change: An attentional perspective on corporate adaptation. Business & Society, In press.

42.   Pombo, Juárez, L., Könnölä, T., Miles, I., Saritas, O.,Schartinger, D., Amanatidou, E., Giesecke, S. (2016) Wiring up multiple layers of innovation ecosystems: Contemplations from Personal Health Systems Foresight. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, online 28 May 2016.

43.   Ravetz, J., Miles, I. (2016) Foresight in cities: on the possibility of a ‘strategic urban intelligence. foresight, 18(5).

44.   Miles, I. (2016) Twenty Years of Service Innovation Research. Service Innovation, 6, 3-34.

45.   Rigby, J. (2016) A long and winding road: 40 years of R&D Management. R&D Management, first published 28 April 2016.

46.   Roos, C.I., Scott, A.C., Belcher, C.M., Chaloner, W.G., Aylen, J., Bliege Bird, R., Coughlan, M.R., Johnson, B.R., Johnston, F.H., McMorrow, J., Steelman, T. (2016) Living on a flammable planet: interdisciplinary, cross-scalar and varied cultural lessons, prospects and challenges.  Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 2016 371 20150469.

47.   Smink, M., Negro, S.O., Niesten, E.,Hekkert, M.P. (2015) How mismatching institutional logics hinder niche–regime interaction and how boundary spanners intervene, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 100, 225-237

48.   Spekkink, W., Boons, F. (2015) The Emergence of Collaborations. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, online 12/11/15.

49.   Pina, K., Tether, B.S. (2016) Towards understanding variety in knowledge intensive business services by distinguishing  their knowledge bases. Research Policy, 45(2), 401-413.

50.   Turnheim, B., Berkhout, F., Geels, F.W., Hof, A., McMeekin, A., Nykvist, B., Van Vuuren, D. (2015) Evaluating sustainability transitions pathways: Bridging analytical approaches to address governance challenges. Global Environmental Change, 35, 239–253.

51.   Uyarra, E., Shapira, P., Harding, A. (2016) Low carbon innovation and enterprise growth in the UK: Challenges of a place-blind policy mix. Technical Forecasting and Social Change, 103, 264–272.

52.   Weber, K.M., Amanatidou, E., Erdmann, L., Niemenen, M. (2016) Research and Innovation Futures: exploring new ways of doing and organizing knowledge creation. foresight, 18(3).

PhD Student Publications

1. Lin, H., Zeng S., Li, C. (2016) How do intermediaries drive corporate innovation? A moderated mediating examination.  Journal of Business Research. Online: 01 May 2016.

2. Seo, R., Ode, E., Ali, M. (2015) Industrial Cluster Involvement and Firm Performance:  The Role of Organizational Learning of Clustering SMEs. Journal of Small Business Innovation, 18(3), 23-50.


1.       Consoli, D., Mina, A., Nelson R.R., Ramlogan, R. (Eds.) (2016) Medical Innovation: Science, Technology and Practice. Routledge: Abingdon.

2.       Edler, J., Cunningham, P., Gök, A., Shapira, P. (Eds.) (2016) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

3.       Hodson, M., and Marvin, S. (Eds.) (2016) Retrofitting Cities: Priorities, Governance and Experimentation, Routledge: Abingdon

4.       Lindner, R., Kuhlmann, S., Randles, S., Bedsted, B., Gorgoni, G., Griessler, R., Loconto, A., Mejlgaard, N. (Eds.) (2016) Navigating Towards Shared Responsibility in Research and Innovation:  Approach, Process and Results of the Res-AGorA project.  Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI: Karlsruhe.

5.       Wedlin, L., Nedeva, M. (Eds.) (2015) Towards European Science: Dynamics and Policy of European Research Space. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

Chapters in Books

1.       Aylen, J. (2015) Les logiques d’adaptation des techniques de métallurgie ameréricains en Europe (années 1930-1960) In: S. Benoit and A.P. Michel (Eds.) Le monde du genie industriel au XXe siècle: autour de Pierre Bézier et des machines-outils, Belfort, France: Université de technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard.

2.       Aylen, J. (2015) Transferts technologiques et naturalisations. In: S. Benoit and A.P. Michel (Eds.) Le monde du genie industriel au XXe siècle: autour de Pierre Bézier et des machines-outils, Belfort, France: Université de technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard.

3.       Consoli, D., Ramlogan, R. (2016) Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight. In: D. Consoli, A. Mina, R.R. Nelson & R. Ramlogan (Eds.) Medical Innovation: Science, Technology and Practice. Routledge: Abingdon/New York.

4.       Cunningham, P., Gök, A., Larédo, P. (2016) The Impact of Direct Support to R&D and Innovation in Firms. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

5.       Cunningham, P., Gök, A. (2016) The Impact of Innovation Policy Schemes for Collaboration. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

6.       Cunningham, P., Ramlogan, R. (2016) The Impact of Innovation Networks. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

7.       Cunningham, P., Edler, J., Flanagan, K., Larédo, P. (2016) The Innovation Policy Mix. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

8.       De Laurentis, C., Hodson, M., Marvin, S. (2016) Retrofit in Greater Manchester and Cardiff: Governing to transform or to ungovern? In: M. Hodson, and S. Marvin (Eds.) Retrofitting Cities: Priorities, Governance and Experimentation, Routledge: Abingdon

9.       Edler, J., Gök, A., Cunningham, P., Shapira, P. (2016) Introduction: Making Sense of Innovation Policy. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

10.   Edler, J. (2016) The Impact of Policy Measures to Stimulate Private Demand for Innovation In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

11.   Edler, J., Shapira, P., Cunningham, P., Gök, A. (2016) Conclusions: Evidence on the Effectiveness of Innovation Policy Intervention. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

12.   Gagliardi, D., Cox, D., Li, Y. (2015) Institutional Inertia and Barriers to the Adoption of Open Science. E. Reale, E. Primeri (eds.) The Transformation of University Institutional and Organizational Boundaries, Sense Publishers: Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei.

13.   Geels, F.W. (2015) The arduous transition to low-carbon energy: A multi-level analysis of renewable electricity niches and resilient regimes. In: J. Fagerberg,  S. Laestadius and B. R.Martin (eds.) The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance, Oxford University Press: Oxford.

14.   Gök, A. (2016) The Impact of Innovation Inducement Prizes. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

15.   Gusenbauer, M., Massini, S., Fink, M. (2015) Innovation Offshoring by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – Establishing the Research Gap. In: I. Oshri, J. Kolarsky, L. Willcocks (Eds.) Global Sourcing, Springer-Verlag: Berlin.

16.   James, A.D. (2016) Emerging technologies and military capability. In: R. Bitzinger (Ed.) Emerging Critical Technologies and Security in Asia, Palgrave MacMillan: London.

17.   Jones, B., Grimshaw, D. (2016) The Impact of Skill Formation Policies on Innovation. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

18.   Khan, A.A., Massini, S., Rider, C. (2016) Innovation Management. In: G. Niasto, D. Lupo, S. Ganz (Eds.) Organic and Printed Electronics – Fundamentals and Applications, Pan Stanford Publishing: Singapore.

19.   Larédo, P., Köhler, C., Rammer, C. (2016) The Impact of Fiscal Incentives for R&D. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

20.   Massini, S., Crispin-Wagner, K., Chilimoniuk-Przezdziecka, E. (2016) Global Sourcing and the Unbundling of Innovation: Challenges and Opportunities for Emerging Countries. In:  Lewin, A. Y., Kenney, M., Murmann, P. (Eds.) China’s Innovation Capacity: Overcoming the Middle-Income Trap, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

21.   Metcalfe, J.S., Mina, A., James, A.J. (2016) The Intra-Ocular Lens Revolution 

22.   Miles, I. (2016) The future of services. In: L. Gokhberg, D Meissner, A. Sokolov (Eds.) Deploying Foresight for Policy and Strategy Makers, Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.

23.   Mina, A., Ramlogan, R., Metcalfe, J.S., Tampubolon, G. (2016) Coronary Artery Disease 


24.   Mylan, J. (2016) The Directionality of Desire in the Economy of Qualities: The case of retailers, refrigeration and re-constituted orange juice. In: H. Bulkeley, M. Paterson, J. Stripple (Eds.) The Cultural Politics of Climate Change: Devices, Desires and Dissent. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

25.   Nedeva, M., Wedlin, L. (2015) From ‘Science in Europe’ to ‘European Science’. In: L. Wedlin, M. Nedeva (Eds.) Towards European Science: Dynamics and Policy of European Research Space. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

26.   Rigby, J., Ramlogan, R. (2016) The Impact and Effectiveness of Entrepreneurship Policy. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

27.   Rigby, J. (2016) The Impact of Pre-Commercial Procurement on Innovation. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

28.   Shapira, P., Youtie, J. (2016) The Impact of Technology and Innovation Advisory Services. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

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30.   Uyarra, E. (2016) The Impact of Public Procurement of Innovation. In: J. Edler, A. Gök, P. Cunningham, P. Shapira (Eds.) Handbook of Innovation Policy Impact, Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK.

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Book Review

1. Shapira, P. (2015) Designing the New American University: A Review, Tomorrow’s Professor, TP#1448.

Published Reports

1.       Amanatidou, E. (2015) Study on expertise on governance of the RIS3 for the REMTh preparatory action. The study was part of a larger action undertaken by DG JRC on behalf of the European Parliament titled: Actual and desired state of the economic potential in regions outside the Greek capital Athens that was piloted in the Region of Eastern Macedonia - Thrace (REMTh)

2.       Komarkova, I., Gagliardi D., Conrads, J., Collado, A. (2015) Entrepreneurship Competence: An Overview of Existing Concepts, Policies and Initiatives. JRC Science Policy Reports – Final Report. 

3.       Muller, P., Caliandro, C., Peycheva, V., Gagliardi, D., Marzocchi, C., Ramlogan, R., Cox, D. (2015) Annual Report on European SMEs 2014/2015 – SMEs start hiring again. Report prepared in 2015 for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.cunn

4. Popper, R., Velasco, G., Edler, J., Amanatidou, E., Miles, I. (2015) ERA open advice. Report of the Forward Visions on the European Research Area (VERA) project, The University of Manchester, Manchester.

5.       Simmonds, P., Teichler, T., Brown, N., Enberg, J., Hakansson, A., Mallett, O., Stern, P., Swenning, A.K., Rivoire, L., Yeow, J., Cox, D., Rigby, A.J., Plances, S., Hausemer, P., Bolchi, M.,  Rzepecka, J.,  Culver, J. (2015) Technical Report: Final Evaluation of Security Research under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration. Report for EC Dept Migration and Home Affairs undertaken on behalf of the European Commission by Technopolis Group, VTT and Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, The University of Manchester.



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