The APE-INV open-source database on patent data.

prof. Francesco Lissoni, University of Brescia

Presentation of a new, open-source database on inventors (patent data), from the APE-INV project, funded by the European Science Foundation.The database is described here: http://www.esf-ape-inv.eu/index.php?page=3 and accessible here: http://www.ape-inv.disco.unimib.it/

About the speaker
Francesco Lissoni is Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Brescia and a Senior Fellow of KITES, the centre for Knowledge, Internationalization and Technology Studies of Bocconi University (Milan) and invited professor at GREThA, the Groupe de Recherche en Économie Théoretique et Appliquée at the University of Bordeaux IV – Montesquieu. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Manchester in 1997. His research activity covers the economics of innovation adoption, intellectual property rights and technology transfer, the economics of science, and the geography of knowledge diffusion. He is a member of the DRUID scientific committee and acts as chairman of the research programme on Academic Patenting in Europe, funded by the European Science Foundation.

Venue: Board Room

Date: 08 March 2012

Time: 14:00 - 14:30


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