Chairs: 

 

 

Erkki Karo
Manager of PATI
Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance
Tallinn University of Technology
12618 Tallinn, Estonia
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 00372 515 6795
 
Erkki Karo is a research fellow at the Chair of Public Management and Policy. He has received BA from the University of Tartu and PhD from the Tallinn University of Technology. He has also been a visiting PhD research student at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University College London and University of Iceland. Previously he has worked at the University of Tartu. He teaches basic and introductory courses on public administration and public management both in the Technology Governance and public administration curricula. His research focuses on governance and public management of research and innovation policies in both developing and developed economies. He has worked on policy-related projects both for the local government and central government institutions in Estonia on different innovation policy issues (cluster policy, open innovation and innovation policy, innovation policy strategies and its’ governance)
 
Rainer Kattel
Professor of Innovation Policy and Technology Governance
Tallinn University of Technology
Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance
Contact: [email protected]
 
Professor Kattel serves on several national and European (EU, European Science Foundation) commissions in charge of science and research policy and funding. He is interested in biotechnology and governance & management of national innovation systems, and he also has a strong background in philosophy and the classics. He has published extensively on topics bridging the fields of public administration, economics and innovation.
 
Ines Mergel
Department of Politics and Administration, University of Konstanz, Germany