Integrated Phd Researcher
Innovation and technological change processes and their impact on firms and markets’ performance. Knowledge production and transfer in public research organisations.
PhD in Economics – University of Minho. Professor at Politécnico do Cávado e Ave IPCA) since 2009. Assistent at University of Minho between 2004-2010.
Conceição, O., Faria A. and Fontes, M. (2016). Regional variation of academic spinoffs formation. The Journal of Technology Transfer, doi: 10.1007/s10961-016-9508-1
Conceição, O., Fontes, M. and Calapez, T. (2012). The commercialisation decisions of research-based spin-off: targeting the market for technologies, Technovation 32, 43–56.
Conceição, O., Sousa, C. and Fontes M. (2015). ”Research-based spin-offs as agents of knowledge dissemination: evidence from the analysis of innovation networks”, Working Paper, 2015/17, Lisboa: DINAMIA CET – ISCTE IUL.
Conceição, O., Faria, A.P. and Fontes, M. (2014) “Entry by research-based spin-offs: the determinants of regional variation”, in I. Bernhard (Ed.) “Geography and Innovation. The Frequency, Nature and Consequences of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Regions de Varying Density”, Trollhättan: University West, p. 205-224. ISBN 978-91-87531-02-6.
Fontes, M., Conceição, O. and Calapez, T. (2009). “Research based spin-offs targeting the market for technologies: a conceptual model”. Working Paper 2009/78,Lisboa: DINAMIA-CET, ISCTE-IUL.