Professor Rune Dahl Fitjar

Roles in the RUNIN project:

Project leader and PhD Supervisor

Institution

University of Stavanger

Background

Rune Dahl Fitjar is Professor of Innovation Studies at the University of Stavanger Business School since 1 September 2013. He is affiliated with the Centre for Innovation Research, which is a joint venture between the University of Stavanger and the International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS), where he also holds a part-time position. Fitjar won the University of Stavanger’s prize for research excellence in 2013 and for research communication in 2011. He completed his PhD in political science at the London School of Economics in 2007. His research deals with different aspects of regions, including regional development and innovation.