Julia Olmos Peñuela

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Universitat de València

Present Position: Researcher at the Institute for Innovation and Knowledge Management (INGENIO), a joint Institute of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research and the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

Training and Research Experience: Degree in Economics from the University of Valencia in 2006. In 2007 received a grant to participate in research projects and completed doctoral courses of the PhD "Integration of Information Technologies within Organisations", from the Department of Business Administration at the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
 

Degree in Economics from the University of Valencia (2006). Assistant researcher at the Department of Economic Analysis at the University of Valencia (2006-2007). Diploma of Specialist in "Integration of Information Technology in Organizations" (2009) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Diploma of Advanced Studies (2010) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. FPU Scholarship from the Ministry of Science and Innovation (2008-2012). PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2013). Visiting student at the Chair on Knowledge Transfer and Innovation (KUUC) from Laval University in Quebec - Canada (2010). Visiting student at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) of the University of Twente in Enschede - Netherlands (2011-2012). Teaching collaborations at the Department of Management at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2010-2012). She obtained her PhD in 2013.


Areas of Expertise: Knowledge Transfer, Science-Society Interactions, Humanities and Social Sciences

Julia is an assistant professor at the Department of Business Administration at the University of Valencia. Her main research interests are science-society interactions in Social Sciences and Humanities, knowledge production and more recently firms’ innovation failure.

Julia has a background in Economics (University of Valencia) and she completed her PhD thesis at INGENIO in 2013 with the support of a four-year national grant. During her PhD, she has been visiting researcher at the FCRSS/IRSC Chair on Knowledge Transfer and Innovation at Laval University (KUUC, Québec) and at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS, University of Twente).

Julia maintains collaborations with INGENIO’s colleagues to advance research in the fields related to knowledge transfer and production and firms’ innovation management.