Ph.D.-School on Innovation and Economic Development
Globelics Academy 2008

The Globelics Academy is organized under the auspice of the Interim Scientific Board of Globelics. The Board includes the following scholars:
  • Bengt Åke Lundvall, Prof., Department of Business Studies, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Christopher Freeman, Emeritus Professor, Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex, U.K.
  • David Kaplan, Prof., Science and Technology Policy Research Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Frieder Meyer-Krahmer, Prof., Fraunhofer-Institut für Systemtechnik und Innovationsforschung (ISI), Germany
  • Jorge Niosi, Dr., University of Québec, Canada
  • Jose Eduardo Cassiolato, Dr., Instituto de Economia da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Manuel Heitor, Prof., Center for Innovation, Technology, and Policy Research, Portugal
  • Luc Soete, Prof., Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Richard Nelson, Prof., Columbia Graduate School of Business, Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, and Columbia Law School, U.S.
  • Shulin Gu, Dr., School of Economics and Management, Tsing Hua University, China.
  • Gabriela Dutrénit, Dr., Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico 

Local Organizing Committee

Globelics Academy will nowadays be organized biannually Tampere, Finland and in Lisbon, Portugal. In 2008 and 2010 the Academy will be organized in Tampere by TaSTI, University of Tampere. In Lisbon Academy is jointly organized by the Centre for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, IN+, at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon and by the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG), the Economics and Business Administration Institute, Technical University of Lisbon. The secretariat and local coordination in Lisbon has included professor Rui Baptista (IST), professor Manuel Mira Godinho (ISEG) and Cristina Oliveira (IST). In Tampere research director Erkki Kaukonen, academic coordinator Mika Raunio and senior researcher Mika Kautonen from TaSTI (Unit for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies) will be coordinating the Academy in cooperation with of the Lisbon team.

Unit for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, TaSTI
University of Tampere

To contact the local organization: globelicsacademy2008(at)

TaSTI (Unit for science, technology and innovation studies)     IST (Instituto Superior Técnico)     IN+ (Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research)     ISEG (Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão)     GLOBELICS (The global network for the economics of learning, innovation, and competence building systems)