Irene Ramos Vielba

Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy

Ph.D. in Political Science and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid (2003)

Areas of research:

  • Research and innovation policy, university-industry cooperation, knowledge transfer processes, societal impact of research, research funding
  • Labour relations, parliamentary science advice, gender in science-society interactions



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2015 – 2019 Research Fellow, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València Research and coordination EXTRA project

2018 (Sep. - Dec.) Academic Research Visitor, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR)  Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester

2016 - 2018 Expert on national research and innovation policy, European Commission Research and Innovation Observatory: RIO Country ReportSpain 2016 & 2017


2014 - 2015 Research Fellow, Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), University of Tübingen, Germany.

2009 - 2013 Senior Fellow, Head of Politics, Citizenship & Equality, political think tank IDEAS Foundation, Madrid, Spain.

2009 (May - Aug.) Visiting Fellow, Centre for Industry and Innovation Studies, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Supervisor: Dr. Tim Turpin.

2007 - 2009 Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Studies (IESA-CSIC), Córdoba, Spain.

2004 - 2006 Visiting Scholar, Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory & Policy Analysis, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Under the direction of Prof. Elinor Ostrom, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.


2019 -          ‘Promoting the socio-economic impact of research – the role of funding practices’ (PROSECON), CFA, Aarhus University

2015 - 2018 ‘Scientific Excellence and Knowledge Transfer, Two Riding Together? Organisational Factors, Individual Antecedents and Societal Impact’. (EXTRA) Plan Nacional de I+D+I, INGENIO, CSIC-UPV

2014 - 2015 ‘Crisis, State and Labour Relations: Austerity Policy and Public Service Labour Relations’. Forschungsinstitut für Arbeit, Technik und Kultur (FATK), Universität Tübingen

2012 - 2014 ‘Vocational training and innovation system: the role of intermediary workers in the SMEs’ innovation processes’. Coordinated by University of Basque Country

2010 - 2013 ‘University-industry cooperation in the Spanish R&D system: research groups’ opinions and experiences’. Principal Investigator: Irene Ramos-Vielba, 2009 Spanish Ministry of Science & Innovation

2007 - 2009 ‘Generation and Use Conditions of Scientific Research in Andalusia’. IESA-CSIC.