PhD student wins Dr. Jörg Meyer-Stamer Scholarship

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Xabier Alberdi, a doctoral student in Business Competitiveness and Economic Development, taught jointly by Orkestra and the University of Deusto, in collaboration with the Universidad Pontifícia Comillas, has won the scholarship for doctoral research awarded by the Jörg Meyer-Stamer Foundation of Germany.


The award-winning research project develops methodology to assess the relationship between the efficiency of intermediary organizations and the efficiency of the regional innovation systems in Spain. This research work is conducted under the joint supervision of Mario Davide Parrilli, Senior Researcher at Orkestra and director of the doctorate program, and Deusto Business School researcher Juan José Gibaja.

The next issue of the scientific journal Investigaciones Regionales will publish an article that presents part of the research work entitled “Evaluation of Fragmentation in Regional Innovation Systems: A typology for the case of Spain”.

The Jörg Meyer-Stamer Foundation enjoys important international academic recognition and is supported by organizations and institutions that finance research applied to regional economic development.

Source: Euskadi+innova

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