Professor Andrea Prencipe is Research Fellow at the Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex and Associate Professor of Management of Enterprises at University G. d'Annunzio, Pescara, Italy. His research interests include co-ordination and division of labour in high technology industries, organizational and network capabilities in complex systems industries, organisational learning and organisational memory in project-based contexts. He has
published in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Management and Governance, and Research Policy.
Dr Andrew Davies is Senior Research Fellow at the Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex, and Deputy Director of the Complex Product Systems (CoPS) Innovation Centre at SPRU. His research focuses on firm strategy, capabilities and innovation management across different capital goods sectors within the CoPS Innovation Centre. His book Telecommunications and Politics (Routledge, 1994) is used in post-graduate teaching programmes in the US, Europe and Japan.
He is currently responsible for a three-year research project funded within the Systems Integration Initiative of UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and was awarded a prestigious Teaching Excellence Scholarship to offer courses on 'Managing Innovation in CoPS' to doctoral students in
several leading Swedish Universities. He has published extensively on policy, firm strategy, innovation management and organisational capabilities.
Professor Michael Hobday is Director of the Complex Product Systems (CoPS) Innovation Centre at the Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), University of Sussex. His research focuses on innovation management in CoPS, and East and South Asian innovation studies. His book Innovation in East Asia (Edward Elgar, 1995) was the first comprehensive analysis of East Asian firm innovation strategies, including detailed case studies of companies from Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong
Kong. He has produced more than 100 publications, including three books, numerous articles on technology management, and major consultancy reports on industrial innovation, competitiveness and project evaluation.