Mariana Mazzucato

Professor of Economics and RM Phillips Chair in Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex (Science Policy Research Unit)

Coordinator, European Commission FP7 FINNOV project

Professor Mariana Mazzucato, is an industrial economist with a particular interest in the economics of innovation and its implications for innovation, growth and economic policy. Currently she is Professor of Economics at the Open University (UK), with a Chair in the Economics of Innovation; Economics Director of the ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research of Innovation in Genomics (Innogen); and Scientific Coordinator of a 3 year FP7 project on Finance, Innovation and Growth (FINNOV, 2009-2012).

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