The analysis of all 694 interviews carried out during Work Package 2 is fully underway. Dr Chiara Marzocchi has joined the Manchester team and is undertaking the quantitative and relational analysis of the interviews (e.g. identifying relationships between innovation practices and company characteristics such as business strategy and business environment) with colleagues. Chiara is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (Manchester Business School), and her background is in Applied Economics and Politics (PhD) and Statistics (MSc). Chiara’s research interests cover Industrial Policy and Innovation Economics, and she has worked on national and international research projects including projects from the UK Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), UK Research Council; Leverhulme Trust, and the European Commission.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 649351