1. jobarto's picture   José David Barberá Tomás   Doctor por la Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
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David Barberá is Associate Professor in the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain). Dr. Barberá earned his PhD in Innovation Projects from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He spent seven years as a R&D Project Manager in a Spanish medical technology company, where he leaded numerous R&D Projects. Part of the results of those projects was reflected in three European Patents, where he figures as inventor with other researchers. Dr. Barberá academic research uses both quantitative and qualitative approaches for inquiry in several innovation domains, as innovation policy, medical innovation or social innovation. His research has been published in high impact journals in the field of Innovation Studies.One his works was included by Faculty of 1000 (F1000) in the top 2% of the most important papers in medicine and biology published in 2011, in the category “Statistical Methodologies”. His work was also awarded with the Best Entrepreneurship Paper Award of the OMT Division in the Academy of Management Meeting 2015. He has stayed as visiting researcher in institutions as UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Copenhaguen Business School or Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he presented his work in several research seminars.


Areas of Expertise: technological trajectories, patent analysis, qualitative research, organizational studies, medical innovation, social innovation.


  1. David Barberá-Tomás, Itziar Castello, Frank G.A. de Bakker, Charlene Zietsma
    Academy of Management Journal,
    Vol: 0 - pags 1 - 62


  1. Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, David Barberá-Tomás,Mónica Edwards-Schachter, Elena M. Tur
    Research Policy,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 12


  1. García-Puchades, Wenceslao; Miquel-Bartual, María José
    In La cultura de lo común: prácticas colectivas del siglo XXI (Barberá-Tomás, David; Castelló-Molina, Itziar)
  2. David Barberá-Tomás
    In Medical Innovation: Science, Technology and Practice (Consoli, D., Mina, A., Nelson, R., Ramlogan, R., Barberá-Tomás, David) - Routledge


  1. Itziar Castelló, David Barberá
    In Civic Engagement and Social Media (Julie Uldam (editor), Anne Vestergaard(editor), David Barberá Tomás(autor)) - Palgrave Macmillan UK


  1. David Barberá-Tomás, Francesc Palau, Africa Villanueva, Richard Woolley
    Vol: - pags 17 - 19
  2. Alexander Cole; José David Barberá Tomás
    Journal of Economic Geography,
    Vol: 14 - pags 973 - 993
  3. David Barberá-Tomás; Jordi Molas-Gallart
    In The Governance of Socio-Technical Systems (Susana Borrás;Jakob Edler;Arthur Daemmrich;Allison Loconto;Marc Barbier;David Barberá-Tomás;Jordi Molas-Gallart;Peter Stegmaier;Stefan Kuhlmann;Vincent R. Visser) - Elgar


  1. López Estornell, Manuel; Barberá Tomás, José David; Garcias-Reche, A; Mas Verdú, Francisco
    European planning studies,
    Vol: - pags 0 - 0


  1. Barberá-Tomás D., Consoli, D.
    Technology Forecasting and Social Change,
    Vol: 79 - pags 932 - 948


  1. Barberá-Tomás,J.;Jiménez-Sáez,F.;Castelló,I.
    Research Policy,
    Vol: 40 - pags 473 - 786
  2. Barberá-Tomás,J.;Edwards-Schachter,M.;Reyes-López,E.
    In Applied Concept Mapping: Capturing, Analyzing, and Organizing Knowledge (Moon, B.; Hoffman, R.; Novak, J. & Canas, A. (Eds.). ) - Taylor & Francis


  1. Bonavía-Martín,T.;Prado-Gasco,V.;Barberá-Tomás,J.
    Vol: 21 - pags 633 - 638
  2. Barberá-Tomás,J.;Reyes-López,E.;Jiménez-Sáez,F.
    In Selected Proceedings from the 12th International Congress on Project Engineering - AEIPRO
  1.   The impact of one of the most highly cited university patents: formalisation and localization
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, David Barberá-Tomás, Mónica Edwards-Schachter
  2.   Evolution of innovation policy in Emilia-Romagna and Valencia: Similar reality, similar results?
    Manuel López-Estornell, David Barberá-Tomás, Andrés García-Reche, Francisco Mas-Verdú
  3.   Whatever works: uncertainty and technological hybrids in medical innovation
    David Barberá-Tomás, Davide Consoli
  4.   Selecting technological paradigms beyond push-pull dynamics. The artificial disc case
    David Barberá-Tomás, Ernesto De los Reyes-López











  1. 2016 to 2019 Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
  2. 2016 Unión Europea
  3. 2016 to 2017 Conselleria de Educación
  4. 2016 to 2024 The Research Council of Norway
  5. 2016 to 2018 Universitat Politècnica de València
  6. 2015 to 2017 Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
  7. 2014 to 2017 Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
  8. 2012 to 2014 Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN)
  9. 2011 to 2013 Universitat Politècnica de València
  10. 2011 to 2016 VLC/CAMPUS de Campus de Excelencia Internacional
  11. 2011 to 2016 VLC/CAMPUS de Campus de Excelencia Internacional
  12. 2011 to 2016 VLC/CAMPUS de Campus de Excelencia Internacional
  13. 2011 to 2014 Comisión Europea
  14. 2011 Generalitat Valenciana
  15. 2007 to 2009 Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC)
  16. 2005 to 2008 Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC)