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Dr Dimitri Gagliardi is a Research Fellow at the Manchester Business School. He has been involved in academic positions since 1996 as teaching assistant for economic analysis and political economy, and since 1998 Dr Gagliardi has actively been engaged in economic analysis and applied research.

After completing his PhD in Economics and Institutions, Dr Gagliardi worked as lecturer - Economics of Industry at Leeds University Business School and collaborated with ESRC-CRIC and PREST as contract researcher on various projects.

He was awarded a one-year fellowship at the Manchester Business School in 2005. Dr Gagliardi is now a Research Fellow at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research.

His interests gravitate around Innovation - the Economics, Management and Innovation Policy  - especially new forms of  Innovation, Innovation in research and technology - intensive sectors (Science, Technology, Medicine, Pharmaceuticsls, and ICT etc), entrepreneurship and SMEs.


Research interests

Dr Gagliardi is interested in innovation studies and policy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute
  • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
  • Creative Manchester


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