Personal profile

Research interests

My research focuses on the management of technological innovation. I am currently exploring open and distributed models of innovation, social networks and innovation, and university-industry collaboration. My research typically involves engagement with policy and practice through collaborative projects with industrial and governmental partners. I have published over 50 peer reviewed articles in academic journals, such as Strategic Management JournalOrganization ScienceAcademy of Management ReviewAcademy of Management JournalResearch Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change and in practice-oriented journals, such as Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review and California Management Review. You can find this work at Google ScholarScopus Author Preview and ResearcherID. I am also an Associate Editor of Industrial and Corporate Change and the co-organiser of the DRUID Plenary Debates.

Education / Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

External positions

Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London

2014 → …

Research Associate, University of Cambridge

2014 → …

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Projects 2013 2015

NCUB Engagement with Non Academic Sector

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Project: Research council

Global Mobility Scheme - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Salter, A.


Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding


Salter, A.



Project: Research council

Research Output 2000 2018

Association reactions
Business schools
4 Citations

Evaluating novelty: the role of panels in the selection of R&D projects

Criscuolo, P., Dahlander, L., Grohsjean, T. & Salter, A. 1 Apr 2017 In : Academy of Management Journal. 60, 2, p. 433-460 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Exploring preferences for impact versus publications among UK business and management academics

Salter, A., Salandra, R. & Walker, J. 1 Dec 2017 In : Research Policy. 46, 10, p. 1769-1782

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research assessment
Research funding

Making a marriage of materials: The role of gatekeepers and shepherds in the absorption of external knowledge and innovation performance

Ter Wal, A. L. J., Criscuolo, P. & Salter, A. Jun 2017 In : Research Policy. 46, 5, p. 1039-1054

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Absorptive capacity

The Biases That Keep Good R&D Projects from Getting Funded

Criscuolo, P., Dahlander, L., Grohsjean, T. & Salter, A. 17 Mar 2017 In : Harvard Business Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle