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Riccardo Fini

Full Professor

Department of Management

Academic discipline: ING-IND/35 Business and Management Engineering

Coordinator of PhD Programme in Management

Short Bio

Riccardo Fini is Professor and Coordinator of the PhD Program in Management at the University of Bologna. He is Visiting Professor at Imperial College London (UK), Nord Business School Bode (NO) and Ghent University (BE). He serves as Director of the Entrepreneurship Hub and of the Master in Entrepreneurship at Bologna Business School. He researched at Mines Paris, Case Western Cleveland, U. Bozen and Imperial College. His research interests include entrepreneurship, science commercialization and impact. He is a two-time recipient of the EU Marie Curie fellowship and a one-time recipient of the IT IRI Management Fellowship. His work is published in the Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice (ET&P), Journal of Business Venturing (JBV), Journal of Management Studies (JMS), Organization Science, Research Policy, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. As principal investigator, he has been awarded €400.000 and he's serving as Associate Editor for the Journal of Technology Transfer. He is on the Editorial Board of ET&P, JBV and JMS. His research was featured in Il Sole24Ore, Nature, Times Higher Education and The New York Times.

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Dipartimento di Scienze Aziendali
Via Capo di Lucca 34, Bologna - Go to map

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During the term (from 15/9/2022 to 21/12/2022)

  • For brief issues, I am available after class.
  • For longer issues, on Fridays from 11.00 to 12.00, please, send me an email for an appointment.

After the last day of class (from 22/12/2022 – onward)

  • Please send me an email for an appointment.

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