Dr. Chiara Franzoni is Full Professor at the School of Management and Director of the Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Polimi Graduate School of Management. Her research focuses on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Franzoni's researchhas been supported by the DG-Research of the European Commission and by research programs of the Sloan Fundation. She has served in expert panels for policy making in science and technology. Her research has been published in numerous journals including Science, Research Policy, Journal of Management Studies, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Nature Biotechnology, and PNAS.
PHD: Economics and Management of Technology, Università di Bergamo.
Master of Science: Economics, Università di Brescia.
Office phone: 02.2399.2730
Dr. Franzoni has a long-term interest on the incentives of scientists to conduct research and how these may be altered by policies of science and innovation. She has studied the international mobility of scientists and its implications on research performance and collaboration networks at the individual and team level. In the latest years she has investigated the implications for Science of the emergence of social networks and digital platforms, with a focus on citizens and crowd science, crowdfunding of entrepreneurial ventures and of scientific research projects. Her current research focus is on emotions, risk perception and risk-taking, and on crowd V. expert panels perception of risks.