ENEF Workshop, September 19-20 2013

Schedule overview

September 19:

  • 8.30-9.30 registration and welcome
  • 9.30-10.30 invited speaker
  • 10.30-11.00 coffee break
  • 11.00-12.30 session 1 (3 papers)
  • 13.00-14.00 lunch
  • 14.00-16.00 session 2 (3 papers )
  • 16.00-16.30 coffee break
  • 16.30-18.00 session 3 (3 papers)
  • 20:30  dinner

September 20:

  • 8.30-10.30 session 4 (4 papers)
  • 10.30-11.00 coffee break
  • 11.00-13.00 session 5 (4 papers)
  • 13.00-14.00 lunch
  • 14.00-15.30 session 6 (3 papers)
  • 15:30 Farewell

 Presentation time: 20 minutes

ENEF Workshop, September 19-20 2013


Detailed Programme

September 19:

  • 8.30-9.30 Registration and welcome


  • 9.30-10.30 Invited speaker ,  Prof. José Molero (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) , "Challenges and opportunities from the internationalisation of innovation: Lessons from intermediate countries?"


  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee break


  • 11.00-12.30 Session 1: Theories of the Firm

Session chair: Luigi Marengo


Giovanni Dosi, Luigi Marengo

The dynamics of organizational structures and performances under diverging distributions of knowledge and different power structures


Jérôme Freyermuth, Julien Pénin, Patrick Cohendet

Appropriation strategies and endogenous technological regime: Towards a dynamic theory of the role of patents


Babacar Ndiaye

Application of real options in the governance on innovation



  • 13.00-14.00 Lunch



  • 14.00-16.00 Session 2: Green Innovation and the Firm

Session chair: Margarida Fontes


Claudia Ghisetti, Alberto Marzucchi, Sandro Montresor

Does external knowledge affect environmental innovations? An empirical investigation on eleven European countries


Davide Antonioli, Simone Borghesi, Massimiliano Mazzanti

Are regional systems greening the economy? The role of environmental innovations and agglomeration


Margarida Fontes, Cristina Sousa: Entry strategies in the face of incumbents dominant position: the case of new renewable energy firms



  • 16.00-16.30 Coffee break


  • 16.30-18.00 Session 3: Drivers of  R&D cooperation and R&D outsourcing

Session chair: Elena Huergo


Mery Patricia Tamayo, Elena Huergo

Determinants of R&D Offshoring In Spanish Firms:  Evidence from the Panel of Technological Innovation


Davide Antonioli, Alberto Marzucchi Maria Savona

Overcoming’ barriers to innovations through cooperation:Empirical evidence from CIS4 French data


Adelheid Holl, Ruth Rama

Perceptions of information usefulness as drivers of open innovation. Foreign affiliates in Spain


  • 20:30 Social dinner.  Residencia de Estudiantes (CSIC); Pinar 21-23, Madrid 28006



September 20:

  • 8.30-10.30 Session 4: The role of Social Capital, Institutions and Policies

Session chair: Riccardo Leoncini


Roberto Antonietti, Maria Rosaria Ferrante, Riccardo Leoncini

Trust your neighbour. Proximity, social capital and outsourcing


F. Cortelezzi, G. Marseguerra, M. Rigon, M.G. Zoia

The role of Universities in fostering innovation. Evidence from Italian firms


Julien Pénin

Should we oblige firms to invest in R&D? Knowledge spillovers and the market of  "not to invest in R&D tradable permits"


Cristina Sousa, Margarida Fontes

Early network building strategies of science-based firms: the relevance of social capital and new partnerships to access knowledge, complementary assets and legitimacy



  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee break



  • 11.00-13.00 Session 5: Technical and Organisational Innovation, and the Characteristics of Firms

Session chair: Michael Dietrich


Ciaran Driver, Maria João Coelho Guedes

CEO opportunism and expenditure on Research and Development


Zornitza Kambourova, Peter-Jan Engelen

Board Diversity and Firm Performance of Top 50 European Firms


Michael Dietrich, Jackie Krafft, Jo McHardy

Transaction costs and the firm: a suggested general formalisation


Chiara Marzocchi, Silvia Massini

Human Capital Endowments and Innovation Activity: Patterns of Skills Composition and Innovation Outcome in UK Firms



  • 13.00-14.00 Lunch



  • 14.00-15.30 Session 6: Strategy and Organisation as Determinants of Innovation and Development

Session chair: Danielle Galliano


Silvia SaraviaMatus, Jimmy Saravia‐Matus, Octavio Sotomayor, Adrián Rodríguez: Investment and Innovation Strategies in the Latin American Agri-business sector: Agricultural Commodities, Biofuels & Meat Chains


Danielle Galliano, Simon Nadel, Luis Orozco: Organizational structure and EMS adoption: the case of the French agro-food firms


Kostas Lagos: Greece’s Place in the Investment Development Path



  • 15:30 Farewell