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Prof. Andreas Pyka

Prof. Dr. Andreas Pyka is professor of Innovation Economics at the Economics Institute of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. He also holds a research professorship at the Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung in Halle, Germany and is visiting researcher at CIRST at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Andreas Pyka studied economics and business administration at the University of Augsburg, Germany, where he completed his doctoral thesis on informal networks, absorptive capacities and collective innovation in 1999. His Post Doc period Andreas Pyka spent as a researcher employed for the European framework programme 5 project “Self-Organisation of Innovation Networks” at the INRA Institute in Grenoble, France. After his return to Augsburg, where he was habilitated in 2004 he was Visiting Professor at the Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna and the Technical University Delft, the Netherlands. His first tenured professorship for economic theory he got in 2006 at the University of Bremen, Germany. In 2009 in accepted a call for a chair in innovation economics at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. Since 2011, Professor Andreas Pyka is Vice President for International Affairs.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n°321480

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Project type:
Collaborative project

Work program topics addressed:
SiS.2012.1.1.1-1: Governance frameworks for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

Start date:
February 2013
End date:
Feburary 2016


Dr. Robert Gianni

P. Goujon

Project Officer:
Giuseppe Borsalino

Budget :
€ 1 780 570