2021 Journal articles
Fonseca, L. & Nieth, L. (Forthcoming). The Role of Universities in Regional Development Strategies: A Comparison across Actors and Policy Stages.
Journal of European Urban and Regional Studies.
Salomaa, M. & Charles, D. (2021). The university third mission and the European Structural Funds in peripheral regions: Insights from Finland
Science and Public Policy.
2021 Book chapters
Fonseca, L., Salomaa, M., Nieth, L. & Benneworth, P. (2021). Universities and Place-Leadership – A question of Agency and Alignment.
In Sotarauta, M. & Beer, A. (eds.) Handbook on City and Regional Leadership, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
2020 Journal articles
Fonseca, Liliana, Rodrigues, Carlos & Capelleras, Joan Lluis (2020). The Organizational Adaptation of Universities to Smart Specialization: the Emergence of Strategic Network Interface Units
European Planning Studies.
Keywords: Universities, smart specialization, organizational adaptation, regional cooperation, interface units
Alpaydın, Utku Ali Rıza & Fitjar, Rune Dahl (2020). Proximity across the distant worlds of university–industry collaborations
Papers in Regional Science, 1-23.
Keywords: Distance; proximity; Norway; survey; university‐industry collaboration
Germain-Alamartine, Eloïse; Ahoba-Sam, Rhoda; Moghadam-Saman, Saeed & Evers, Gerwin (2020). Doctoral graduates’ transition to industry: networks as a mechanism? Cases from Norway, Sweden and the UK
Studies in Higher Education, 1-16.
Keywords: Doctorate holders, PhD graduates, doctoral education, university–industry networks, non-academic career, overlapping internal labour markets
Cinar, Ridvan (2020). Structuration of Natural Resource-Based Innovations in Universities: How Do They Get Institutionalized?
Sustainability, 12(5), 1834
Keywords: bioeconomy; universities; natural resources; innovation; institutionalization; level of structuration
Fernández Guerrero, David (2020). Industry–university collaboration in rural and metropolitan regions: What is the role of graduate employment and external non-university knowledge?
Journal of Rural Studies
Keywords: Industry–university interaction; Open innovation; Peripheral regions; Regional imbalances
Cinar, Ridvan & Benneworth, Paul (2020). Why do universities have little systemic impact with social innovation? An institutional logics perspective
Growth and Change, 1–19
Salomaa, Maria, Fonseca, Liliana, Nieth, Lisa & Benneworth, Paul (2020). The Role of Universities in Building Dense Triple Helix Ecosystems in Sparse Regional Environments.
In L. Farinha, D. Santos, J. Ferreira & M. Ranga (Eds.),
Keywords: Regional Helix Ecosystems and Sustainable Growth. Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics. Springer, Cham.
2020 Book chapters
Benneworth, Paul, Cunha, Jorge and Cinar, Ridvan (2020). Between Good Intentions and Enthusiastic Professors: The Missing Middle of University Social Innovation Structures in the Quadruple Helix
In: Farinha L., Santos D., Ferreira J., Ranga M. (eds) Regional Helix Ecosystems and Sustainable Growth. Studies on Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and Industrial Dynamics.
Keywords: Universities and social innovation; Universities’ third mission; Institutional logics; Quadruple Helix; Social innovation upscaling; Entrepreneurial universities
2019 Journal articles
Ahoba-Sam, Rhoda (2019). Why do academics engage locally? Insights from the University of Stavanger.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 250-264.
Keywords: local academic engagement, motivations, university–industry linkages, regional advantages, collaboration, University of Stavanger
Ahoba-Sam, Rhoda & Charles, David (2019). Building of Academics’ Networks—An analysis based on Causation and Effectuation theory.
Review of Regional Research, 1–19.
Alpaydın, Utku Ali Rıza (2019). Exploring the spatial reach of co-publication partnerships of multinational enterprises: to what extent does geographical proximity matter?
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 281-298.
Keywords: university–industry collaboration, co-publication, geographical proximity, multinational enterprises
Atta-Owusu, Kwadwo (2019). Oasis in the desert? Bridging academics’ collaboration activities as a conduit for global knowledge flows to peripheral regions.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 265-280.
Keywords: knowledge flows, collaboration, global–local linkages, peripheral regions, bridging academics, the Netherlands
Benneworth, Paul & Fitjar, Rune Dahl (2019). Contextualizing the role of universities to regional development: introduction to the special issue.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 331-338.
Keywords: regional innovation systems, regional graduate labour markets, university third mission, universities and regional development, universities and regional innovation, academic engagement motivations
Cinar, Ridvan (2019). Delving into social entrepreneurship in universities: is it legitimate yet?
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 217-232.
Keywords: social entrepreneurship, universities, new institutionalism, legitimacy, place-based belonging, third mission
Evers, Gerwin (2019). The impact of the establishment of a university in a peripheral region on the local labour market for graduates.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 319-330.
Keywords: newly established university, human capital, peripheral regions, graduate labour market, wage, mobility
Etzkowitz, Henry; Germain-Alamartine, Eloïse; Keel, Jisoo; Kumar, Caleb; Smith, Kaden Nelson & Albats, Ekaterina (2019). Entrepreneurial university dynamics: Structured ambivalence, relative deprivation and institution-formation in the Stanford innovation system.
Technological Forecast and Social Change, 141, 159-171.
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
Germain-Alamartine, Eloïse (2019). Doctoral education and employment in the regions: the case of Catalonia.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 299-318.
Keywords: doctoral education, doctorate holders, graduate employment, regional labour market, over-education, job mismatch
Germain-Alamartine, Eloïse & Moghadam-Saman, Saeed (2019). Aligning doctoral education with local industrial employers’ needs: a comparative case study.
European Planning Studies, 28(2), 234-254.
Keywords: Doctoral education, science and technology parks, university–industry collaboration, generic skills, transferable skills
Manrique, Sergio, Wróblewska, Marta & Good, Bradley (2019). Rethinking Research Impact Assessment: A Multidimensional Approach.
Fteval Journal for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation, 48, 161-177.
Moghadam-Saman, Saeed (2019). Collaboration of Doctoral Researchers with Industry: A Critical Realist Theorization.
Industry and Higher Education.
Keywords: Collaboration with industry, critical realism, doctoral researchers, external engagement, transferable skills
Nieth, Lisa & Benneworth, Paul (2019). Challenges of knowledge combination in strategic regional innovation processes - the Creative Science Park in Aveiro
European Planning Studies, 28(10), 1922-1940.
Keywords: Knowledge combination; regional innovation; stakeholder coalition; strategic processes
Nieth, Lisa (2019). Understanding the strategic ‘black hole’ in regional innovation coalitions: reflections from the Twente region, eastern Netherlands.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 203-216.
Keywords: Regional strategies, regional coalitions and cooperation, regional development, stakeholder tensions, strategic alignment, smart specialization
Salomaa, Maria (2019). Third mission and regional context: assessing universities’ entrepreneurial architecture in rural regions.
Regional Studies, Regional Science, 6:1, 233-249.
Keywords: entrepreneurial architecture framework, third mission, entrepreneurial university, rural region
2019 Book chapters
Cadorin, Eduardo; Germain-Alamartine, Eloïse; Bienkowska, Dzamila; & Klofsten Magnus (2019). Universities and Science Parks: Engagements and Interactions in Developing and Attracting Talent.
In Kliewe T., Kesting T., Plewa C., Baaken T. (Eds), Developing Engaged and Entrepreneurial Universities, pp 151-169. Springer: Singapore.
Keywords: Entrepreneurial university, Engaged university, University-industry collaboration, Science Park, Talent, Human capital
Fonseca, Liliana & Salomaa, Maria (2019). Entrepreneurial Universities and Regional Innovation: Matching Smart Specialisation Strategies to Regional Needs?
In A. D. Daniel, A. Teixeira & M. Torres Preto (Eds.), Examining the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities in Regional Development, pp. 260-285. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Nieth, Lisa & Benneworth, Paul (2019). Regional Policy Implications of the Entrepreneurial University: Lessons From the ECIU.
In A. D. Daniel, A. Teixeira & M. Torres Preto (Eds.), Examining the Role of Entrepreneurial Universities in Regional Development, pp. 242-259. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
2018 Journal articles
Fonseca, Liliana (2018). Universities in Innovation Policy-Design: A Review of the Participation of External Actors in the Policy Process for the Creation of Public Value.
IND+I Science 2018, Innovation and Industry.
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
2018 Book chapters
Benneworth, Paul & Nieth, Lisa (2018). Conceptualising the university-region economic development interface in peripheral regions.
In P. Benneworth (ed.) Universities and Regional Economic Development - Engaging with the Periphery, pp. 180-193. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Benneworth, Paul & Nieth, Lisa (2018). Universities and regional development in peripheral regions.
In P. Benneworth (ed.) Universities and Regional Economic Development - Engaging with the Periphery, pp. 1-12. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Nieth, Lisa & Benneworth, Paul (2018). Future perspectives on universities and peripheral regional development.
In P. Benneworth (ed.) Universities and Regional Economic Development - Engaging with the Periphery, pp. 194-208. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.
Nieth, Lisa & Benneworth, Paul (2018). Universities and neo-endogenous peripheral development: Towards a systematic classification.
In P. Benneworth (ed.) Universities and Regional Economic Development - Engaging with the Periphery, pp. 13-25. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.