Paola Giuri is Full Professor of Management at Bologna University, and currently vice president of the School of Economics and Management at Rimini Campus. At Bologna Business School she serves as Associate Dean for Faculty and Research. Her research focuses on economics and management of innovation, entrepreneurship, university-industry technology transfer, economic and strategic uses of patents, social innovation and organizational change. She coordinated and had responsibilities in several international research projects funded by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank.
She has published articles in several journals, including Research Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, R&D Management, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Technology Transfer, Industry and Innovation. She collaborates with several companies and institutions. Among these, she is member of the Board of regents of the Bank of Italy in Emilia Romagna.
She is also part of territorial committees selecting entrepreneurial ideas. She was recipient of the 2010 Richard R. Nelson Prize Award and the Best Paper Award, Druid Summer Conference 2007. Paola Giuri got her PhD in Economics and Management of Innovation at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. In her career, she was visiting Study Fellow for two years at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex.