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David Barberá is Research Fellow at Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Prior to his academic career, he worked as R&D Project Manager in a medical technology company for seven years. During that period he directed numerous new product development projects. Part of the results of these research projects was reflected in two European patents in which he figures as an inventor. Dr. Barberá's academic research studies different areas of innovation, such as medical, innovation policy, innovation in creative sectors, or innovation and social entrepreneurship. The results of his research have been published in high impact journals in the field of Innovation Studies and Management, as Research Policy, Academy of Management Journal or Journal of Economic Geography. One of his works on medical innovations was selected by Faculty Opinions, a high-impact research selection and evaluation service. Another of his works was awarded the "Best Entrepreneurship Paper Award" by the OMT Division at the Academy of Management congress (Vancouver, 2015) and mentioned in international media. He has worked on contracts and research projects financed by local, national and international institutions. He has been a visiting researcher at institutions such as UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Copenhagen Business School, VU University Amsterdam, Aalto Business School (Helsinki) and the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has presented his work at various research seminars.

Areas of Expertise: medical innovation, social innovation, organizational studies

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Paradigms of exploration and paradigms of exploitation. The artificial disc case
12th International Congress on Project Engineering. AEIPRO 2008. 09-11 Julio 2008
The Artificial Disc and the Japanese Rifle. Selecting Technological Paradigms beyond pull-push dynamics
Atlanta Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy 2007. 19-20 octubre 2007
Selecting Technological paradigms: beyond pull-or-push dynamics. The artificial disc case
The Fourth International PRIME Doctoral Conference: Global Challenges to R&D and Innovation Policy. 21-23 junio 2007
Variedad en paradigmas tecnológicos: innovación e invención del disco artificial
X International Congress on Project Engineering = X Congreso Internacional de Ingeniería de Proyectos : 13-15 septiembre 2006
Contextualized knowledge. Insights from the Organizational Memory of a Research Institute.
5th Triple Helix Conference. 18-21 Mayo 2005
Los Proyectos de Transferencia de Conocimiento: Un análisis según la teoría de las dimensiones del proyecto
IX Congreso Internacional de Ingeniería de Proyectos. 22-24 Junio 2005