Research

Some of our research is carried out through formally funded research projects, and in interaction with various research networks we host or participate in.

The current inter-related and inter-disciplinary research themes of the research centre are:

  • Intellectual property rights
  • Institutions, markets and regulation
  • Regional and sectoral innovation systems
  • Measuring innovation management performance

Research Impact: Developing Analytics and Policy (RIDAP): Briefing Paper Number 1

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