Team for Research Policy
special issue on “Open Innovation: New Insights and Evidence”

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Last Updated June 27, 2012

Guest Editors

Ammon Salter, UK~IRC and Imperial College London. Ammon is Professor of Technology and Innovation Management at Imperial College London and Research Director of the UK~IRC. His main research interest is the management of technological innovation, examining how organisations can harness external networks to help them innovate more successfully. He is also the UK representative on the EU Commission’s High Level Panel on Measurement of Innovation, developing a second headline target indicator for Europe 2020. Joel West, Keck Graduate Institute. Joel is Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Keck Graduate Institute, one of the seven Claremont Colleges. Major areas of interest include entrepreneurial opportunities due to technological change; innovation adoption strategies, particularly related to open innovation; clean technologies, particularly renewable energy such as solar and biofuels; product strategies in the IT industry, including product compatibility standards, the growth of open source and free software and wireless telecommunications.
Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley and ESADE. Henry Chesbrough has published four books on open innovation, starting with Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology. Henry is an Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of the Garwood Centre for Corporate Innovation and Centre for Open Innovation at Haas School of Business and Esade Professor at the Department of Information Systems Management at ESADE Business School. His research focuses on organising, structuring, and managing internal and external research and development; technology-based spinoffs and corporate venture capital; intellectual property, and comparative industry evolution in high-technology industries between the US, Japan, and Western Europe. Wim Vanhaverbeke, Hasselt University, ESADE and Vlerick Business School. Wim studied philosophy and economics at the Catholic University of Leuven and obtained a DBA at the IESE-business school in Barcelona in 1995. He is currently Professor of Strategy & Organisation at the Hasselt University (Belgium) in the Department of Business Studies and is appointed as visiting professor of “Open innovation” at ESADE (Spain) and the Vlerick Leuven Gent School of Management (Belgium).His research focuses on alliances and acquisition of external technological capabilities; alliance management, as well as new business development and corporate venturing.

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