Martin Meyer

Professor

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    new technologies; science, technology and innovation indicators; Triple Helix, university-industry-government relations; accreditations, business schools and their role in universities.

    • 3061 Citations
    20072020
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    Biography

    Martin Meyer is Dean and Head of the University of Aberdeen Business School as well as Professor of Business and Innovation. Martin is well known for his work on science, technology and innovation as well as the Triple Helix of university-industry-government relations. He holds visiting appointments at the University of Vaasa (Finland) and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium).

    Research Interests:

    Martin’s research focuses on knowledge exchange, academic patenting and emerging science-based technologies. Martin's most recent work focuses on innovation intermediaries, interdisciplinary research and research performance as well as innovation opportunity spaces. He is also interested in the bibliometric analysis of science and technology and their interrelationships. 

    More specifically, Martin’s research interests include:

    • science, technology and innovation indicators
    • university-industry technology transfer, third mission, triple helix, academic entrepreneurship
    • intellectual property management
    • science-based innovation and new technologies (especially nanotechnology)
    • technological systems and sectoral systems of innovation
    • technology foresight
    • programme evaluation

    His research on knowledge exchange and technology transfer resulted in projects and studies, incl. evaluative work, centred on:

    • global innovation environments
    • user-driven centres of competence
    • user-driven service innovation and co-creation
    • patenting in European universities
    • the impacts of spin-out activities of researchers on their academic parent institutions

    Martin has more than 150 publications to his name, which have been cited more than 7,500 times. He has published more than 50 articles in international, peer-reviewed journals, such as Research PolicyInternational Journal of Operations and Production ManagementTechnological Forecasting & Social ChangeR&D ManagementJournal of Business Research, and Scientometrics

    Martin is also one of the editors of Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation and a member of the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of InformetricsScientometrics, and World Patent Information.

    Grants & Awards

    Martin has managed and led more than 20 research grants and participated in more than 30 projects with a total value in excess of £3million.

    As one of the first social scientists exploring nanotechnology, Martin has advised or worked for a number of international organisations and national agencies, including the European Commission, the European Patent Office, the OECD, the UK Engineering and Technology Board, the Finnish National Technology Agency, the Nordic Innovation Centre, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

     

    Willingness to supervise Ph.D. students

    Potential research students interested in the emergence of new technologies, science, technology & innovation indicators as well as university-industry-government relations and the role of business schools in universities and academia at large are welcome to make enquiries. 

    Current doctoral students:

    • Maksym Koghut: Exploring the Role of Blockchain Technology in Inter-organisational Trust Formation
    • John Makokha: Exploring the Significance of Corporate Giving to Firm Innovation through Knowledge Transfer Mechanisms for Consumer-Oriented Firms in Africa

    Previously, Martin supervised a number of research students across a range of topics, including the following: 

    • Latecomers’ Catch-up during Transition in Science-based Industries
    • Organising the Socio-Economic Relevance of University Research – the Case of Nanomaterials Research
    • Spin-out strategy and Strategic Positioning of a Research and Technology Institute

     

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    patent Social Sciences
    nanotechnology Social Sciences
    Nanotechnology Engineering & Materials Science
    Innovation Engineering & Materials Science
    science Social Sciences
    university Social Sciences
    innovation Social Sciences
    Industry Engineering & Materials Science

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    Research Output 2007 2020

    • 3061 Citations
    • 15 Article
    • 1 Chapter
    Open Access
    Service sector
    Entrepreneurs
    Innovation
    Entrepreneurial activity
    Firm boundaries
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    Innovation capacity
    Governance
    Innovation performance
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Value creation

    Research and development spending and technical efficiency: evidence from biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector

    Grant, K., Matousek, R., Meyer, M. & Tzeremes, N. G., 30 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Production Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Biotechnology
    Drug products
    Pharmaceuticals
    Technical efficiency
    Expenditure

    Strategic ambidexterity and innovation in Chinese multinational vs. indIgenous firms: The role of managerial capability

    Wu, J., Wood, G., Chen, X., Meyer, M. & Liu, Z., 20 Dec 2019, In : International Business Review. 101652.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Chinese multinationals
    Ambidexterity
    Innovation
    Multinational enterprises
    Innovation performance
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Towards New Triple Helix Organisations? A Comparative Study of Competence Centres as Knowledge, Consensus and Innovation Spaces

    Meyer, M., Kuusisto, J., Grant, K., Silva, M. D., Flowers, S. & Choksy, U. S., Sep 2019, In : R&D Management. 49, 4, p. 555-573 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Innovation
    Industry
    Comparative study
    Triple helix