Faculty, associate fellows, visiting fellows and researchers involved at the Centre for Innovation Research include:

  • Head of Centre, Professor Ragnar Tveterås

    Head of Centre, Professor Ragnar Tveterås

    Area of expertise: Entry and exit of new establishments * Productivity growth * Industrial clusters and agglomeration economies * Econometric analysis * Natural resource based industry

  • Rune Dahl Fitjar

    Rune Dahl Fitjar, professor

    Area of expertise: Regional development and innovation * Geography of innovation * Cooperation and networks * Regional politics and policy

  • Tatiana A. Iakovleva

    Tatiana A. Iakovleva, Asscociate professor

    Area of expertise: Start-up * Entrtepreneurial growth SME * Innovation & Entrepreneurial strategies.

  • Professor Bjørn Terje Asheim

    Bjørn Terje Asheim, professor

    Areas of expertice: Economic Geography * Innovation theory * Geography of innovation * Regional Innovation Systems * Learning regions * Knowledge bases * Regional Innovation Policy * Geography of the creative class

  • Andrès Rodriguez-Pose

    Andrès Rodriguez-Pose, professor

    London School of Economics
    Areas of expertice: Regional development and growth * Development policies and strategies * Innovation and innovation policy * Economic impact of public policies

  • Franz Huber

    Franz Huber, Senior Research Associate

    Area of expertise: Regional Innovation, Knowledge sourcing and learning for innovation, Eco-innovation

  • Subal C. Kumbhakar

    Subal C. Kumbhakar, University Distinguished Professor

    Binghamton University - State University of New York

  • Professor Chunming Rong

    Chunming Rong, professor

    Area of expertise: Data-intensive Computing (Big-data), Cloud Computing, Security and Privacy 

  • Eric Brun, Head of Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning

    Eric Brun, Head of Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning

    Area of expertise: Managing Innovation Projects * Managing uncertainty in Innovation * Communication and Innovation.

  • Elisabeth Willumsen

    Elisabeth Willumsen, professor

    Area of expertise: Interprofessional collaboration * Innovation in public sector * Professional performance * Service User Perspective * Public Health Science

  • Professor Atle Ødegaard

    Professor Atle Ødegaard

    Molde University College
    Area of expertice: Innovation in public sector; Interprofessional collaboration; 

  • Silje Haus-Reve

    Silje Haus-Reve, Research Scientist

    Areas of expertice: Business Development * Innovation * Employment * Sickness and health

  • Atle Blomgren

    Atle Blomgren, Research Scientist IRIS

    Area of expertise: Regional economic development and innovation * Development of the Norwegian-based oil and gas industry * CSR, innovation and value creation

  • Jan Frick

    Jan Frick, Professor

    Area of expertise: Operation Management * Entrepreneurship * Industrial applications of ICT * Project Management * Modeling System Dynamics

  • professor Odd Jarl Borch

    Odd Jarl Borch, professor

    Area of expertise: Business strategy * Industry development and corporate entreprenuership.

  • Frank Asche

    Frank Asche, professor

    Areas of expertice: Productivity growth * Industrial clusters and agglomeration economies * Econometric analysis * Natural resource based industry * Seafood product innovation

  • Martin Gjelsvik

    Martin Gjelsvik, Head of Research at IRIS

  • Kristin Helen Roll

    Kristin Helen Roll, Associate Professor

    Area of expertise: Productivity Growth * Productive Efficiency * Industrial Clusters and Agglomeration Economies * Econometric Analysis

  • Petter Osmundsen

    Petter Osmundsen, professor

    Area of expertise: Research policy * Contract design * Incentive design * Productive efficiency * IOR * Petroleum industry analyses * Tax design

  • Marina Z. Solesvik

    Marina Z. Solesvik, professor

    Haugesund University College
    Areas of expertise: entrepreneurship, regional innovation, strategic management, and maritime business.

  • Marte C. W. Solheim

    Marte C. W. Solheim, PhD Candidate

    Area of expertise: Regional innovation/economic growth * Regional competitive advantages * Knowledge sourcing and innovation/economic growth

    Solheim, Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen
  • Hilde Ness Sandvold

    Hilde Ness Sandvold, PhD Candidate

    Area of Expertise: Economic analysis * Innovation in Resource Economy

  • Ali Murshid

    Murshid Ali, PhD Candidate

    Area of expertice: Innovation and entrepreneurship SME * Hybrid funding mechanisms for Start-ups in Norway * Export strategies for new companies

  • Gry Cecilie Høiland

    Gry Cecilie Høiland, PhD Candidate

    Area of expertise: Innovation in Public Sector * Welfare Technology

    Høiland, Gry Cecilie
  • Arne Sørvig

    Arne Sørvig, PhD Candiate

    Area of Expertice: Strategy and marketing, Innovation in seafood value chains and Global aquaculture growth and innovation.

  • Gennady Zavyalov

    Gennady Zavyalov , PhD Candidate

    Area of expertise: Innovation in interorganizational relationships

    Gennady Zavyalov

  • Pei Chun Liu

    Pei Chun Liu, PhD Candidate

    Area of Expertice: Economics and econometric analyses and Innovation in seafood value chains.