Manchester Institute of Innovation Research


Manchester Institute of Innovation Research Seminar Series

The Manchester Institute of Innovation Research runs a series of regular seminars given by visiting speakers to Manchester. These seminars are open to anybody who is interested in science, technology and innovation policy and management.

Confirmed seminars for 2016-17 are listed below. Please check back for further details, or look our for announcements on our Twitter feed, @mioir.

See interviews with previous speakers here.

For further details regarding the seminars, please contact Siobhan Drugan.

Monday 21 November at 1pm (coffee from 12.30pm) Room 5.1 Crawford House 
(Building 31 on the campus map)
George Yip
Imperial College, London
China’s next strategic advantage: From imitation to innovation

Monday 16 January, 1pm   TBC Jens Roehrich
Associate professor, University of Bath
Governance Mechanisms Interplay and Boundary-Spanners in Resolving Conflicts in International Buyer-Supplier Relationships: An OIPT Perspective. 
Monday 8 May, 1pm TBC Valentina De Marchi
University of Padova, Italy

Environmental innovation

Seminars from earlier this semester:

Tuesday 6 September

12 noon(coffee available from 11.30)

AMBS East, Room B8
(Building 26 on the campus map)
Keun Lee
Professor of Economics at the Seoul National University, Korea and the Founding Director of the Center for Economic Catch-up
Catch-up cycles and changes in industrial leadership in six industries
Friday 9 September
(coffee available from 12.30
AMBS East, Room B8
(Building 26 on the campus map)
J. Peter Murmann
Professor of Management at AGSM, University of New South Wales Business School, New South Wales, Australia
China’s new-to-the-world innovation performance and its antecedents: Evidence from international patent statistics
Monday 3 October
(coffee from 12.30pm)
Room 5.1Crawford House
(Building 31 on the campus map)
Pablo Catalán
Associate professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Concepción, Chile
Emerging innovation policies and their impacts in Chile
Wednesday 5 October, Midday (coffee from 11.50am) AMBS East, Room B8
(Building 26 on the campus map)
Jose Guimon
Associate Professor in Applied Economics and Research Fellow at
UAM-Accenture Chair in Economics and Management of Innovation, Universida Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
The role of universities in global innovation networks
Thursday 10 November 2016 at 1pm (refreshments from 12.45pm) AMBS East, Room B2
(Building 26 on the campus map)
Lucia Piscitello
Hallsworth Visiting Professor at Alliance Manchester Business School
The reshoring of business services: reaction to failure or coherent strategy?


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