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Current position

Pedro is a Ramon y Cajal fellow, a competitive 5-year programme funded by the Spanish Government. Under this programme he will continue to develop his research agenda on regional development, innovation and governance in peripheral regions of the European Union. He is also the principal investigator in a Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union (coordinated by Utrecht University) that will start in December 2019. 

Pedro has been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University, since 2012. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Regional Studies, Regional Science and has been a peer reviewer for several high-ranking journals.

Education

Pedro has a degree in Sociology from ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal, and an MA and PhD from Newcastle University (UK). He has also atended the Université Paris VII for an academic year, as an Erasmus student, and was a visiting PhD student at Cornell University for one semester.

Academic experience

Pedro has worked as a Research associate at Newcastle University (UK), the University of Kiel (Germany), Cardiff University (UK) and the University of Sussex (UK). He has done fieldwork in the UK, Portugal, Germany and Slovenia, as part of different research projects, where he has interviewed a variety of stakeholders from the private, public and third sectors.
As a result of his research Pedro has published in several high-ranking journals and wrote policy reports for policy and third sector organisations in the UK, Portugal and at the EU level.

Research areas

Pedro´s research interests are in the following areas: innovation in less developed regions, innovation in low and medium tech sectors, the political economy of development, governance and politics, social innovation.

- , CSIC-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
- , Comisión Europea
- , Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación - Agencia Estatal Innovación

Moving beyond Anglo-American economic geography
Robert Hassink, Huiwen Gong, Pedro Marques, 2019. In: International Journal of Urban Sciences.
https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2018.1469426


Spaces of novelty: Can universities play a catalytic role in less developed regions?
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan, Adrian Healy, Paul Vallance, 2019. In: Science and Public Policy.
doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scz028


The Public Animateur: mission-led innovation and the “smart state” in Europe
Kevin Morgan, Pedro Marques, 2019. In: Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society.
doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsz002


University-industry technology transfer within the context of RIS3 North of Portugal
Ana Vanessa Marques, Carla Marques, Vitor Braga, Pedro Marques, 2019. In: Knowledge Management Research & Practice.
10.1080/14778238.2019.1589397


Intra- and inter-firm dynamics in combinatorial knowledge bases
Pedro Marques, 2018. In: European Urban and Regional Studies.
DOI: 10.1177/0969776418779116


Moving beyond Anglo-American economic geography: authors’ response
Robert Hassink, Huiwen Gong, Pedro Marques, 2018. In: International Journal of Urban Sciences.
https://doi.org/10.1080/12265934.2018.1538812


Governing System Innovation: Assisted Living Experiments in the UK and Norway
Markus Bugge, Lars Coenen, Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan, 2017. In: European Planning Studies.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2017.1349078


Social innovation in question: The theoretical and practical implications of a contested concept
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan, Ranald Richardson, 2017. In: Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space.
https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417717986


The innovation paradox in regional innovation policy revisited
Robert Hassink, Pedro Marques, 2016. In: .


Advancing evolutionary economic geography by engaged pluralism
Robert Hassink, Claudia Klaerding, Pedro Marques, 2014. In: Regional Studies.
DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2014.889815


Ciclo de Seminarios de Geografía Radical 2018, Departamento de Geografía de la Harokopio University Athens,"¿Qué hemos aprendido en los años de crisis en Europa? Las perspectivas de la geografía...

Pedro Marqués, plenary speaker at the conference: "Territorial Dynamics and Inequality: the contribution of inter and transdisciplinary approaches", Lamego(Portugal), on May 11.
The forthcoming...

Pedro Marqués, plenary speaker at the conference: "Territorial Dynamics and Inequality: the contribution of inter and transdisciplinary approaches", Lamego(Portugal), on May 11.
The forthcoming...

Pedro Marqués invitado al seminario "Second Meeting of the Working Group on RIS3 Governance", en Madrid | 8 de Mayo del 2018.
Pedro Marqués presentará: "Multi-level governance of Smart specialisation...

New industrial policy and the role of executive agencies at the subnational level
Pedro Marques
INGENIO Working Papers Series - 2020-02
Exporting but still poor: the challenges of regional development in regions with mature industries
Pedro Marques, David Barberá-Tomás
INGENIO Working Papers Series - 2020-01
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
INGENIO Working Papers Series - 2019-01
Questioning Regional Development Approaches in a Context of Heightened Territorial Inequalities
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
The 5th Geography of Innovation Conference
Politics and institutions: the complex interplay of power, governance and place-based innovation
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
14th Regional Innovation Policies Conference 2019: Technological change, social innovation, and regional transformation
The Realities of RIS3: Implementation Gaps Between More and Less Developed European Regions
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
2018 SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development
Innovation without regional development?
Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
5TH GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 2018
Innovation without regional development? Experiences from lagging regions in Spain and Portugal
Pedro Marques
International Symposium NEW METROPOLITAN PERSPECTIVES (ISTH2020)
Innovation without regional development? Experiences from lagging regions in Spain and Portugal
Pedro Marques
DeST2018 Conference - Territorial Dynamics and Inequality: the contribution of inter and transdisciplinary approaches
Multi-level governance of Smart specialisation strategies
Pedro Marques
Second Meeting of the Working Group on RIS3 Governance