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Elisa Salvador is affiliate researcher for the Chair Innovation and Regulation of Digital Services, Ecole Polytechnique of Paris (Management Research Center, PREG-CRG, UMR 7176 Ecole Polytechnique-CNRS),  since 2012. She holds an International PhD in “Institutions, Economics&Law (IEL)” from the University of Turin (Italy), with a thesis on research spin-off firms in Italy (2010). She has worked for the Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 2001 on several projects focused on innovation policies. In 2005 she won the Italian National Research Council (CNR) award “Promotion of Research 2005”, Project for young researchers, with the research project “The financing of research spin-off firms: an analysis of the Italian case”. She recently collaborated with the Polytechnique of Turin (Italy) on the European project “Open Innovation in Alpine SMEs (OPEN-ALPS)”, with the Chaire Entrepreneuriat of the Business School ESCP Europe as well as with the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Amérique Latine Europe of the Business School ESCP Europe. Her present research focuses on R&D and innovation in cultural and creative industries. She published several scientific papers on research spin-offs, science parks, incubators and SMEs.

Recent publications:

- Benghozi P.-J., Salvador E. (2014) “Strategies and business models of online platforms in CCIs: convergence or differentiation in the e-book sector?”, in Schramme A., Kooyman R. (Ed.), Hagoort G. (2014), “Beyond Frames. Dynamics between the creative industries, knowledge institutions and the urban context”, Eburon Academic Press, Delft, ISBN 9789059728844, pp. 96-104;

- Benghozi P.-J., Salvador E. (2014) “Are traditional industrial partnerships so strategic for research spinoff development? Some evidence from the Italian case”, Entrepreneurship&Regional Development: an International Journal, vol. 26 (1-2): 47-79;

- Salvador E., Pinot de Villechenon F., Lopez-Rizzo H. (2014) “European SMEs and the Brazilian market: the key role of social networks”, European Business Review, vol. 26, n. 4;

- Mariotti I., Salvador E. (2014) “On-park and off-park research spin-offs: some insights from an empirical investigation on Italy”, International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Special Issue on Inspired by Silicon Valley: a Cheap Copy or a Masterpiece?, forthcoming;

- Benghozi P.-J., Salvador E. (2013) “R&D in creative industries: some lessons from the book publishing sector”, Tafter Journal n. 64, Octobre;

Salvador E., Mariotti I., Conicella F. (2013) “Science Park or Innovation Cluster? Similarities and differences in physical and virtual firms’ agglomeration phenomena”, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour&Research, vol. 19, n. 6, pp. 656-674;

- Salvador E., Montagna F., Marcolin F. (2013) “Clustering recent trends in the Open Innovation literature for SME strategy improvements”, International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management (IJTPM), vol. 13, n. 4, pp. 354-376;

- Salvador E. (2012) “Italian science parks and incubators: some considerations arising from a questionnaire investigation on research spin-off firms”, in Marina Dabić (2012), ed., “Do we need the entrepreneurial university? Triple helix perspective”, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business, pp. 65-88;

- Bureau S., Salvador E., Fendt J. (2012) “Small firms and the growth stage: can entrepreneurship education programmes be supportive?”, Industry and Higher Education, vol. 26 (2): 79-100;

- Salvador E., Rolfo S. (2011) “Are incubators and science parks effective for research spin-offs? Evidence from Italy”, Science and Public Policy, vol. 38 (3): 170-184;

- Salvador E. (2011) “How effective are research spin-off firms in Italy?”, Revue d’Économie Industrielle, n. 133, 1er trimestre, pp. 99-122;

- Salvador E. (2011) “Are science parks and incubators good "brand names" for spin-offs? The case study of Turin”, The Journal of Technology Transfer, vol. 36 (2): 203-232;

- Salvador E. (2009) “Evolution of Italian universities’ rules for spin-offs: the usefulness of formal regulations”, Industry and Higher Education, vol. 23 (6): 445-462.

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