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Isabel-Maria Bodas-Freitas


Professor to department Management & Technology
Doctorate of Philosophy, SPRU, Sussex University

Areas of expertise

  • Innovation Adoption
  • Organizational Practices
  • Diffusion of Administrative Innovations
  • Economics and Technology Management
  • Innovation

I received the PhD in Science and Technology Policy at SPRU, University of Sussex, UK, in 2005. From 2006 to 2008, I was a post-doc researcher at Eindhoven University of technology. From 2008 to 2011, I was a senior Research Fellow at the Politecnico di Torino, and part-time assistant professor at Grenoble Ecole de Management.

My research focuses on the economics and management of innovation and technology. In particular, I am interested in processes of knowledge development and transfer, adoption and diffusion of innovations, and innovation policies.


    • Advanced Seminar in Strategic Management - PhD - Since 2010
    • Research Methodology - PhD - from 2014 to 2016
    • W5 - Quantitative Research 2 : Data Analysis - PhD - from 2015 to 2015
    • Quantitative Methods for Business Research - Licence - from 2016 to 2023