Liliana Fonseca

Policies and Interventions

RUNIN research:

Liliana will explore the role and impact of universities’ participation and engagement in the design of regional innovation policies and strategies.

Host institution

Universidade de Aveiro

Secondment institution

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Universiteit Twente

Supervisory team

Journal articles

Fonseca, Liliana (2019). Designing regional development? Exploring the University of Aveiro's role in the innovation policy process.

Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 186-202.

Keywords: universities, regional development, innovation policy, capacity-building, engagement, policy process

DOI: 10.1080/21681376.2019.1584050

Nieth, Lisa; Benneworth, Paul; Charles, David; Fonseca, Liliana; Rodrigues, Carlos; Salomaa, Maria & Stienstra, Martin (2018). Embedding entrepreneurial regional innovation ecosystems: Reflecting on the role of effectual entrepreneurial discovery processes.

European Planning Studies, 26:11, 2147-2166.

Keywords: entrepreneurial discovery, agency activation, partnerships, causal and effectual approaches

DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2018.1530144

Working papers

RUNIN WP 03/2019 - Liliana Fonseca and Maria Salomaa

Entrepreneurial universities and regional innovation: matching smart specialisation strategies to regional needs?

Keywords: Structural Funds, University of Aveiro, Less-Developed Region, Public Policy, Higher Education, RIS3, Portugal, Centro, Policy Process

DOI: 10.3990/4.2535-5686.2019.03

RUNIN WP 06/ 2018 Lisa Nieth, Paul Benneworth, David Charles, Liliana Fonseca, Carlos Rodrigues, Maria Salomaa, & Martin Stienstra

Embedding entrepreneurial regional innovation ecosystems: Reflecting on the role of effectual entrepreneurial discovery processes

Keywords: entrepreneurial discovery, agency activation, partnerships, causal and effectual approaches

DOI: 10.3990/4.2535-5686.2018.06

RUNIN WP 01/2017 Liliana Fonseca & Ridvan Cinar

Engaged and Innovative Universities in Less-Developed Regions The Case of the University of Aveiro

Keywords: Universities, Innovation, Regional Development, Aveiro, Portugal.

DOI: 10.3990/4.2535-5686.2017.01

Background

MSc in Eco-Cities from Cardiff University (Thesis with distinction: Taking back the city – Seeds of Resistance in Community-led Food Growing Initiatives) and BA in Political Science and International Relations from the New University of Lisbon. Editor for the RUNIN Working Paper series and member of the research unit GOVCOPP. Recently awarded the IND+I Science’s Industry and Innovation grant for her paper on “Universities in Innovation Policy-Design: a review of the participation of external actors in the policy process for the creation of public value”. Experience as a business developer and auditor in the private sector (France) and research manager at the New University of Lisbon. Possesses training in SPSS and ArcGIS.