Governance of Innovation - MPP specialisation webinar

Presenter: Dr. Fabiana Visentin, UNU-MERIT

Is the Master's specialisation in Governance of Innovation the right specialisation for you? Join this live presentation and Q&A session to find out all you need to know about this specialisation!

During this webinar, Specialisation Coordinator Fabiana Visentin will deep-dive into the contents and specificities of the specialisation. With the support of our current master’s students and alumni, it will be a session dedicated to answering your questions and providing you with all of the information necessary to assist you in choosing your MPP specialisation. 

The specialisation in Governance of Innovation is one of the seven specialisations offered within the Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development, a one-year double-degree programme run by United Nations University-MERIT and Maastricht University in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

This specialisation will help you to:

  • Acquire an in-depth understanding of the economic fundamentals of innovation and how new technologies affect the workplace, households and society more generally
  • Gain the necessary analytical and practical skills to become an actor in the knowledge economy
  • Bridge theory and real-world experiences interacting with policymakers around the world.


Register here.

For any questions, please contact Communications Officer Sueli Brodin.

About the speaker

Fabiana Visentin received her Ph.D. degree in Economics and Organisation from the Advanced School of Economics of Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy. She was a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland, and at the Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, USA.  Before joining UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University, she worked as Senior Research Fellow at the Chair of Economics and Management of Innovation at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland. Her research interests focus on the microeconomics of innovation and on the economics of science area. In these topics, her contributions have appeared in the American Sociological Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Research Policy, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management and PlosOne.

Venue: Online

Date: 22 March 2021

Time: 11:00 - 11:45  CEST