Karen Esteves Fernandes Pinto
Karen is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy (InSySPo) project in the Department of Science and Technology Policy of the University of Campinas. She holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Business Administration from the University of São Paulo (USP). Her research interests cover the fields of innovation, sustainability and internationalization. During her master’s program and PhD, she mainly focused on multinational corporations, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability-oriented innovation.
Mariane is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy project (InSySPo) in the Department of Science and Technology Policy, at University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She holds a master degree in Science and Technology Policy and a PhD in Economics, both from UNICAMP. During her PhD, she was a visiting research scholar at the Global South Studies Center (University of Cologne). Her main research interests are global production networks, knowledge networks and geography of innovation.
Matheus Leite de Campos
Matheus is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy project (InSySPo) in the Department of Science and Technology Policy, University of Campinas (UNICAMP). He holds a master degree in Production and Manufacturing Engineering and a PhD in Business Administration, both from UNICAMP. During his PhD he studied the entrepreneurial university ecosystem’s effect on student entrepreneurial intention. His main research interest includes entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Vanessa de Lima Avanci
Vanessa is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy project (InSySPo) in the Department of Science and Technology Policy, University of Campinas (UNICAMP). She holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Economics, both from Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF). Her field of specialty is Economics of Innovation, with an emphasis on the following topics: technological diversification, knowledge base complexity, and network applications from patent data. Her current research interests include Sustainability transition, Energy-related technologies, and Catching-up.
Yohanna is currently a post-doctoral research fellow in the Innovation Systems, Strategies and Policy (InSySPo) project in the Department of Science and Technology Policy of the University of Campinas. She holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Public Policies, both from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). During her master’s program and PhD, she mainly focused on agenda-setting and law and political decision making concerning agricultural innovation policies. Her research interests cover innovation policy design, implementation and evaluation.
Former Post Docs
Alireza has a ‘PhD in Economics and Management’ from the University of Trento. His current research directions are tended and focused on knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship (KIE), science, technology and innovation (STI) networks and STI policy, and social impacts of technology and innovation. The research lines are based on a data-driven, quantitative and applied economics approach. He has also worked as a mentor for start-up projects at Contamination Lab (CLab Trento). He is a recognized regular referee and reviewer for European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR).
André Cherubini Alves
Doctor in Business Administration focused on Management of Technology and Innovation and Master in Operations and Technology Management by PPGA/UFRGS. Associate investigator at the Innovation Research Center (NITEC-UFRGS) and Innovation Systems, Strategy and Policy (InSySPo), Department of Science and Technology Policy at UNICAMP. Professor of Innovation and Strategy at the Sao Paulo School of Business Administration at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Researcher at FGV Innovation Center. André has been a visiting Researcher at the Institute for Business Innovation at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. Director at the Silicon Valley Institute for Business Innovation. André has also worked with consultancy projects on Innovation, Strategic Management and Lean production systems. His areas of interest are theory of the firm and innovation capabilities, industrial organization dynamics and innovation ecosystems, knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship and lean innovation systems.
Clément holds a PhD and a Masters in economic sociology, both from the University Lille 1 in France at the CNRS Clersé institution. Clément’s areas of research are economic sociology; sociology of organisation; open innovation; social network; web scraping. He is also interested in intellectual property issues such as, free software communities, patent, innovation agreements; and research policy. Clément is part of a project on “Redes de ciência, tecnologia e inovação,” from FAPESP.
Suelene Mascarini de Souza Romero
Suelene was a postdoc researcher in the Department of the Economics at UFSCar (2017-2019) and during three months acted as visiting researcher in Economics and Statistics at the UNITO (2017). In addition, she holds a PhD. in Production Engineering at Polytechnic School at USP (2016), with a scholarship from FAPESP. For six months she held a split PhD at the Department of Economics and Statistics at UNITO, with CAPES scholarship. Suelene also holds a Master Degree in Scientific and Technology Policy at Unicamp (2012), with FAPESP scholarship, and Bachelor in Physics from IFSC-USP (2008). She has collaborated in different research projects through the support for data collection, structuration and analysis in different natures. Her main areas of interest are innovation, competitiveness, geography of innovation, methods of regional analysis, spatial econometrics, and knowledge spillovers.