1. iramosvi's picture   Irene Ramos-Vielba   Doctora en Ciencias Políticas y Sociología
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Ph.D. in Political Science and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid (2003)

Areas of research:

  • Research and innovation policy, university-industry cooperation, knowledge transfer processes, societal impact of research, research funding
  • Labour relations, parliamentary science advice, gender in science-society interactions



ORCID / Google Scholar profile


2015 – 2019 Research Fellow, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València Research and coordination EXTRA project

2018 (Sep. - Dec.) Academic Research Visitor, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR)  Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

2016 - 2018 Expert on national research and innovation policy, European Commission Research and Innovation Observatory: RIO Country ReportSpain 2016 & 2017


2014 - 2015 Research Fellow, Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), University of Tübingen, Germany.

2009 - 2013 Senior Fellow, Head of Politics, Citizenship & Equality, political think tank IDEAS Foundation, Madrid, Spain.

2009 (May - Aug.) Visiting Fellow, Centre for Industry and Innovation Studies, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Supervisor: Dr. Tim Turpin.

2007 - 2009 Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA-CSIC), Córdoba, Spain.

2004 - 2006 Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory & Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Under the direction of Prof. Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.


2019 -          ‘Promoting the socio-economic impact of research – the role of funding practices’ (PROSECON), CFA, Aarhus University

2015 - 2018 ‘Scientific Excellence and Knowledge Transfer, Two Riding Together? Organisational Factors, Individual Antecedents and Societal Impact’. (EXTRA) Plan Nacional de I+D+I, INGENIO, CSIC-UPV

2014 - 2015 ‘Crisis, State and Labour Relations: Austerity Policy and Public Service Labour Relations’. Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), Universität Tübingen

2012 - 2014 ‘Vocational training and innovation system: the role of intermediary workers in the SMEs’ innovation processes’. Coordinated by University of Basque Country

2010 - 2013 ‘University-industry cooperation in the Spanish R&D system: research groups’ opinions and experiences’. Principal Investigator: Irene Ramos-Vielba, 2009 Spanish Ministry of Science & Innovation

2007 - 2009 ‘Generation and Use Conditions of Scientific Research in Andalusia’. IESA-CSIC.


  1. Werner Schmidt, Andrea Müller, Irene Ramos-Vielba, Annette Thörnquist , Christer Thörnqvist
    European Journal of Industrial Relations,
    Vol: 25 - pags 129 - 145


  1. Irene Ramos-Vielba, Pablo D’Este, Richard Woolley, Nabil Amara
    Science and Public Policy,
    Vol: 45 - pags 749 - 751
  2. Ramos-Vielba, Irene; Woolley, Richard
    Industrielle Beziehungen. Zeitschrift für Arbeit, Organisation und Management,
    Vol: 25 - pags 343 - 362
  3. Pablo D’Este, Irene Ramos-Vielba, Richard Woolley, Nabil Amara
    Science and Public Policy,
    Vol: 45 - pags 752 - 763
  4. Werner Schmidt, Andrea Müller, Irene Ramos-Vielba, Annette Thörnquist, Christer Thörnqvist
  5. Fernández-Zubieta, A., Ramos-Vielba, I., Zacharewicz, T.
    Research and Innovation Observatory country reports series,
    Vol: - pags -


  1. Fernández-Zubieta, A., Ramos-Vielba, I. , Zacharewicz, T. M.
    Research and Innovation Observatory country reports series,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 24
  2. Fernández-Zubieta, A., Ramos-Vielba, I., Zacharewicz, T. M
    Observatorio de Investigación e Innovación (RIO) Serie de informes nacionales,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 24


  1. Irene Ramos-Vielba; Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo and Richard Woolley
    Journal of Technology Transfer,
    Vol: 41 - pags 558 - 585
  1.   Indicadores de Participación Ciudadana desde una perspectiva de responsabilidad en la ciencia y la innovación: el caso español
    Mónica García-Melón, Hannia González-Urango
  2.   Fiction Lagging Behind Or Non-Fiction Defending The Indefensible? University-Industry (et al.) Interaction In Science Fiction
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Laura González-Salmerón, Pedro Marques
  3.   Indicadores de género desde una perspectiva de responsabilidad social en la ciencia y la innovación: el caso español.
    Paula Otero-Hermida
  4.   Innovation from science: the role of network content and legitimacy ties
    Pablo D’Este, Óscar Llopis, Maureen Mc Kelvey, Alfredo Yegros
  5.   Connections matter: the influence of network sparseness, network diversity and a tertius iungens orientation on innovation
    Óscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes
  6.   Research & Innovation in Spain 2016
    Ana Fernández-Zubieta, Irene Ramos-Vielba
  7.   From brawn to brains: manufacturing-KIBS interdependency
    Dioni Elche, Davide Consoli, Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo
  8.   A Functional Review of Literature on Research Careers
    Richard Woolley, Carolina Cañibano, Jakob Tesch
  9.   Exploring connections between social innovation, grassroots processes and human development: an analysis of alternative food networks in the city of Valencia (Spain)
    Victoria Pellicer Sifres, Sergio Belda Miquel, Aurora López Fogués, Alejandra Boni Aristizábal
  10.   Challenging traditional logics of energy planning: a Capability Approach analysis of a Grassroots Innovation in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    María Ten Palomares
  11.   Regional Human Capital and University Orientation: A case study on Spain
    Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo, Davide Consoli
  12.   ‘Shaken, but not stirred’: six decades defining social innovation
    Mónica Edwards-Schachter, Matthew L. Wallace
  13.   Who do you care about? Scientists’ personality traits and perceived beneficiary impact
    Óscar Llopis, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro
  14.   The impact of one of the most highly cited university patents: formalisation and localization
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, David Barberá-Tomás, Mónica Edwards-Schachter
  15.   A Taxonomy of Multi-Industry Labour Force Skills
    Davide Consoli, Francesco Rentocchini
  16.   Agglomerations and firm performance: how does it work, who benefits and how much?
    Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Francisca Sempere-Ripoll
  17.   Resolving tensions of research utilization: The value of a usability-based approach
    Paul Benneworth, Julia Olmos-Peñuela
  18.   Clusters and industrial districts: where is the literature going? Identifying emerging sub-fields of research
    Jose Luis Hervas Oliver, Gregorio Gonzalez and Pedro Caja
  19.   Explaining researchers’ readiness to incorporate external stimuli in their research agendas
    Julia Olmos Peñuela, Paul Benneworth, Elena Castro-Martínez
  20.   Acceso al conocimiento público universitario en España: patrones geográficos - Access to universities’ public knowledge in Spain: geographical patterns
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro
  21.   Examiner amendments to applications to the european patent office: Procedures, knowledge bases and country specificities
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro and Elena M. Tur
  22.   Access to universities’ public knowledge: Who’s more regionalist?
    Manuel Acosta, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Daniel Coronado
  23.   SMEs and Barriers to Eco-Innovation in EU: A Diverse Palette of Greens
    Giovanni Marin, Alberto Marzucchi, Roberto Zoboli
  24.   Towards an alternative framework for the evaluation of translational research initiatives
    Jordi Molas-Gallart, Pablo D’Este, Óscar Llopis and Ismael Rafols
  25.   Connections Matter: How Personal Network Structure Influences Biomedical Scientists’ Engagement in Medical Innovation
    Oscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este
  26.   An analysis of the knowledge base of Scientific Research & Development Business Services
    Davide Consoli, Dioni Elche
  27.   That was then, this is now: Skills and Routinization in the 2000s
    Davide Consoli, Francesco Vona, Francesco Rentocchini
  28.   Modes d'intercanvi en el món acadèmic de la nano-tecnologia: una aproximació a la jerarquia en l’adquisició de recursos per mitjà de relacions socials
    Africa Villanueva-Felez, Rodrigo Martínez-Novo, Richard Woolley
  29.   Knowledge Flows and Public-Private Cooperation across National Contexts
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Davide Consoli
  30.   Conducting pro-social research: cognitive diversity, research excellence and awareness about the social impact of research
    Pablo D’Este, Oscar Llopis, Alfredo Yegros