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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 Editor at Research Policy, 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

Salter, A.


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

Open Access

Citizens of somewhere: The geography of foreign and native-born academics’ external engagement

Lawson, C., Salter, A., Hughes, A. & Kitson, M., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Lifting the veil: Using a quasi-replication approach to assess sample selection bias in patent-based studies

Criscuolo, P., Alexy, O., Dmitry, S. & Salter, A., 30 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Strategic Management Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Managing innovation in a multi-divisional firm: When does mobility across divisions improve R&D managers' performance?

Criscuolo, P., Haas, M., Salter, A. & Ter Wal, A. L. J., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citations

The relative value of the division versus duplication of network ties for innovation performance

Ter Wal, A. L. J., Criscuolo, P., McEvily, B. & Salter, A., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


Cambridge Centre for Business Research National Survey of Knowledge Exchange Activity by United Kingdom Academics, 2012-2015

Hughes, A. (Creator), Kitson, M. (Creator), Lawson, C. (Creator), Salter, A. (Creator), Bullock, A. (Creator), Hughes, R. (Creator), UK Data Archive, 19 Dec 2017



Contrasting the Cases of Two Cities in Canada: Understanding the Factors in Building Confidence in University–City Government Collaborations

Author: Curry, J., 22 May 2015

Supervisor: Salter, A. (Supervisor) & Davies, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)