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Professor David Wield

Director, ESRC Innogen Centre

Telephone

+44 (0)131 650 6385

Fax

+44 (0)131 651 4278

Email

david.wield@ed.ac.uk

Room

G.39

Building

ESRC Innogen Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeon's Hall, High School Yards,Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ

Biography

Professor David Wield is Director of Innogen, based at the University of Edinburgh and is also Professor of Innovation and Development at The Open University.

David Wield Curriculum Vitae‌ (PDF 100KB)

Publications

Mittra, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2011) 'From maturity to value-added innovation: lessons from the pharmaceutical and agro-biotechnology industries', Trends in Biotechnology, Vol 29, No 3, pp. 105-109

Mittra, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2011) 'The Future of Pharmaceutical Innovation: New Challenges and Opportunities', Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology, Mar 2011, pp. 32-34

Wield, D., Chataway, J., Bolo, M (2010) ‘Issues in the Political Economy of Agricultural Biotechnology’, Journal of Agrarian Change, Vol 10, Issue 3, p342-366

Papaioannou T, Wield D, Chataway J, (2009) ' Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy 27(2) 319 – 339

Forbes, N., Wield, D. (2008) '', Industry and Innovation, Vol 15, Issue 1, pp.69-92

Kale, D., Wield, D. (2008) '', Industry and Innovation, Vol 15, Issue 1, pp.93-114

Chataway, J., Smith, J. and Wield, D. (2007) ', Journal of International Biotechnology, Vol.9, Issue 2, pp.172-187

Chaturvedi, K., Chataway, J., Wield, D. (2007) '',Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol 19, Issue 5, pp.565-588

Chataway, J., Tait, J., Wield, D (2007) '', Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, Vol 19, Issue 5, pp.697-708

Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D (2006) '', Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 18(2), pp.169-185

Ayele, S., Chataway, J. and Wield, D (2006) '', Nature Biotechnology, 24, pp.619-621

Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2006) '', In The Economics of Biotechnology (Eds, McKelvie, M. and Orsenigo, L.) Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, Glos, pp. 378-401. Reprint of Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2004) Understanding company R&D strategies in agro-biotechnology: Trajectories and Blindspots. Research Policy, 33/6-7, 1041-1057

Tait, J., Chataway, J., Lyall, C. and Wield, D. V. (2006) '', in Knowledge accumulation and industry evolution (Eds, Mazzucato, M. and Dosi, G.) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 378-401.

Chataway, J., Smith, J., Wield, D. (2005) '', International Journal of Technology Management and Sustainable Development, Vol 5, Issue 2, pp.103-124

Ayele, S. and Wield, D. (2005) '', Journal of International Development, Vol.17, Issue 5, pp.631-646

Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D (2004) '', Research Policy, 33, 1041-1057

Forbes, N. and Wield, D (2002) '', London: Routledge.

A full list of Professor Wield's publications can be found on his CV - please see the Biography section of this page.

Research Interests

David is involved in the following Innogen projects:

His interests are:

  • The governance and regulation of science and technology
  • Policy and management of technology in public and public-private networks;
  • Firm innovation strategies;
  • Development policy, with emphasis on industrialisation and development.