Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia
Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia is Lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Deusto in Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain). He received his PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) in Engineering and Innovation Projects (2008). His research skills and interests include science, technology and innovation policy, innovation management, and the use of indicators to inform policy decisions and evaluations related to innovation. He has developed his career in several research centers and universities such as the Technical Research Centre of Finland, Lund University, HEC Montreal, or the South Eastern University Norway, to mention a few.
He has been involved in several regional, national and international projects in the research areas previously mentioned, and has worked closely with different firms, universities, research centers and other social actors. The results he has achieved in his research have had a strong impact, not only on theory but also on practice, leading to collaborations with international organizations such as the European Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Bank.