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Current position

Pedro is a Ramon y Cajal fellow, a competitive 5-year programme funded by the Spanish Government. Under this programme he will continue to develop his research agenda on regional development, innovation and governance in peripheral regions of the European Union. He is also the principal investigator in a Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union (coordinated by Utrecht University) that will start in December 2019. 

Pedro has been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University, since 2012. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Regional Studies, Regional Science and has been a peer reviewer for several high-ranking journals.


Pedro has a degree in Sociology from ISCTE in Lisbon, Portugal, and an MA and PhD from Newcastle University (UK). He has also atended the Université Paris VII for an academic year, as an Erasmus student, and was a visiting PhD student at Cornell University for one semester.

Academic experience

Pedro has worked as a Research associate at Newcastle University (UK), the University of Kiel (Germany), Cardiff University (UK) and the University of Sussex (UK). He has done fieldwork in the UK, Portugal, Germany and Slovenia, as part of different research projects, where he has interviewed a variety of stakeholders from the private, public and third sectors.
As a result of his research Pedro has published in several high-ranking journals and wrote policy reports for policy and third sector organisations in the UK, Portugal and at the EU level.

Research areas

Pedro´s research interests are in the following areas: innovation in less developed regions, innovation in low and medium tech sectors, the political economy of development, governance and politics, social innovation.


  1. Julia Osca-Lluch; Julia Haba-Osca
    Anales de Documentación,
    Vol: 25 - pags 1 - 6
  2. Sergio Belda-Miquel, Victoria Pellicer-Sifres, Alejandra Boni
    Eure : Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Urbanos Regionales,
    Vol: 48 - pags 1 - 23
  3. Enrique Meseguer, David Barberá-Tomás, Carlos Benito-Amat, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes, Luis Martí-Bonmatí
    European Journal of Radiology,
    Vol: 146 - pags 1 - 8


  1. Sílvia Monteiro, Rosa Isusi-Fagoaga, Leandro Almeida, Adela García-Aracil
    Vol: 13 - pags 1 - 15
  2. María Peñaranda-Ortega, Francisco González-Sala, Julia Osca-Lluch
    Revista Española de Documentación Científica,
    Vol: 44 - pags -
  3. Cappelli, F., Consoli, D., Costantini, V.
    Global Environmental Change,
    Vol: 70 - pags - 102 329
  4. Oscar Llopis, Pablo D'Este, Maureen McKelvey, Alfredo Yegros
    Vol: - pags 1 - 13
  5. Amparo Baviera-Puig, Mónica García-Melón, María Dolores Ortolá, Isabel López-Cortés
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,
    Vol: 18 - pags 1 - 17
  6. Patrick Caron, Martin van Ittersum, Tessa Avermaete, Gianluca Brunori, Jessica Fanzo, Ken Giller, Etienne Hainzelin, John Ingram, Lise Korsten, Yves Martin-Prével, Moses Osiru, Cheryl Palm, Marta Rivera Ferre, Mariana Rufino, Sergio Schneider, AlbanThomas
    Global Food Security,
    Vol: 30 - pags 1 - 2
  7. Marta G. Rivera-Ferre, David Gallar, Ángel Calle-Collado, Vania Pimentel
    Journal of Rural Studies,
    Vol: 88 - pags 138 - 148
  8. Diana Velasco, Alejandra Boni, Carlos Delgado, Geisler Dayani Rojas-Forero
    Vol: 13 - pags 6 014 -
  9. Pedro Marques, Kevin Morgan
    Economic Geography,
    Vol: 97 - pags 475 - 496
  10. Mustonen, T., Harper, S.L., Rivera Ferre, M., Postigo, J., Ayanlade, A. Benjaminsen, T., Morgan, R., & Okem, A
    Snowchange Cooperative
  11. Davide Consoli, Fabrizio Fusillo, Gianluca Orsatti , Francesco Quatraro
    Industry and Innovation,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 30
  12. Carmela Cavallo, Maria Nicolina Papa , Massimiliano Gargiulo, Guillermo Palau-Salvador, Paolo Vezza, Giuseppe Ruello
    Remote sensing,
    Vol: 13 - pags 1 - 28
  13. David Barberá-Tomás, Joaquín M.Azagra-Caro, Pablo D'Este
    The Journal of Technology Transfer,
    Vol: - pags 1 - 9
  14. Marina Di Masso Tarditti, Sandra Ezquerra Samper, Marta G. Rivera-Ferre
    CIRIEC-España, Revista de Economía Pública, Social y Cooperativa,
    Vol: - pags 123 - 159
  15. Mustonen, T., Harper, S.L., Rivera Ferre, M., Postigo, J., Ayanlade, A. Benjaminsen, T., Morgan, R., & Okem, A.
    Vol: - pags -
  16. Nancy Sarabia, Jordi Peris, Sergio Segura
    Journal of Cleaner Production,
    Vol: 325 - pags 1 - 12
  17. J. Belén Tárraga Davia y Soledad Morales Pérez
    ROTUR, Revista de Ocio y Turismo,
    Vol: 15 - pags 45 - 60
  18. Rocio Poveda-Bautista; Jose-Antonio Diego-Mas; Jorge Alcaide-Marzal
    Vol: 13 - pags 1 - 15
  19. Victoria Pellicer-Sifres, Neil Simcock, Alejandra Boni
    Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability,
    Vol: 26 - pags 1 026 - 1 042
  20. Guillermo Palau-Salvador, Kas Sempere, Nerea Gómez-Fernández, Ana Belda-Marco, Isabel González-Galindo, Miriam Hoyo-Juliá, Davinia Ros-Bonanad, José-Miguel Carot Sierra
    Data in Brief,
    Vol: 39 - pags 1 - 13
  21. Marta G.Rivera-Ferre; Feliu López-i-Gelats; Federica Ravera; Elisa Oteros-Rozas; Marina di Masso; Rosa Binimelis; Hamid El Bilali
    Agricultural Systems,
    Vol: 191 - pags 1 - 14
  22. Francisco González-Sala, Julia Haba-Osca, Julia Osca-Lluch
    Anales de Psicología,
    Vol: 37 - pags 44 - 50
  23. Andrés Barge-Gil; Pablo D'Este; Liliana Herrera
    Industry and Innovation,
    Vol: 28 - pags 424 - 455
  24. Peter Jackson,Marta Guadalupe Rivera Ferre,Jeroen Candel,Anna Davies,Cristiane Derani,Hugo de Vries,Verica Dragović-Uzelac,Alf Håkon Hoel,Lotte Holm,Erik Mathijs,Piergiuseppe Morone,Marianne Penker,Ruta Śpiewak,Katrien Termeer,John Thøgersen
    Nature food,
    Vol: - pags 132 - 134


  1.   Personality and affects: Researchers with emotional intelligence
    Laura Hernando-Jorge, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Ana M. Tur Porcar
  2.   Academic artists' engagement and commercialisation
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Carlos Benito-Amat, Ester Planells-Aleixandre
  3.   From emotion to motivation: the role of social support for researchers
    Ana Tur-Porcar, Andrés Salas-Vallina, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro
  4.   Blue uncertainty: Warding off systemic risks in the Anthropocene - Lessons from COVID-19
    Pablo F. Méndez
  5.   New industrial policy and the role of executive agencies at the subnational level
    Pedro Marques
  6.   Exporting but still poor: the challenges of regional development in regions with mature industries
    Pedro Marques, David Barberá-Tomás
  7.   Indicadores de Participación Ciudadana desde una perspectiva de responsabilidad en la ciencia y la innovación: el caso español
    Mónica García-Melón, Hannia González-Urango
  8.   Fiction Lagging Behind Or Non-Fiction Defending The Indefensible? University-Industry (et al.) Interaction In Science Fiction
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Laura González-Salmerón, Pedro Marques
  9.   Indicadores de género desde una perspectiva de responsabilidad social en la ciencia y la innovación: el caso español.
    Paula Otero-Hermida
  10.   Innovation from science: the role of network content and legitimacy ties
    Pablo D’Este, Óscar Llopis, Maureen Mc Kelvey, Alfredo Yegros
  11.   Connections matter: the influence of network sparseness, network diversity and a tertius iungens orientation on innovation
    Óscar Llopis, Pablo D’Este, Adrián A. Díaz-Faes
  12.   Research & Innovation in Spain 2016
    Ana Fernández-Zubieta, Irene Ramos-Vielba
  13.   From brawn to brains: manufacturing-KIBS interdependency
    Dioni Elche, Davide Consoli, Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo
  14.   A Functional Review of Literature on Research Careers
    Richard Woolley, Carolina Cañibano, Jakob Tesch
  15.   Exploring connections between social innovation, grassroots processes and human development: an analysis of alternative food networks in the city of Valencia (Spain)
    Victoria Pellicer Sifres, Sergio Belda Miquel, Aurora López Fogués, Alejandra Boni Aristizábal
  16.   Challenging traditional logics of energy planning: a Capability Approach analysis of a Grassroots Innovation in the Ecuadorian Amazon
    María Ten Palomares
  17.   Regional Human Capital and University Orientation: A case study on Spain
    Mabel Sánchez-Barrioluengo, Davide Consoli
  18.   ‘Shaken, but not stirred’: six decades defining social innovation
    Mónica Edwards-Schachter, Matthew L. Wallace
  19.   Who do you care about? Scientists’ personality traits and perceived beneficiary impact
    Óscar Llopis, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro
  20.   The impact of one of the most highly cited university patents: formalisation and localization
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, David Barberá-Tomás, Mónica Edwards-Schachter
  21.   A Taxonomy of Multi-Industry Labour Force Skills
    Davide Consoli, Francesco Rentocchini
  22.   Agglomerations and firm performance: how does it work, who benefits and how much?
    Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Francisca Sempere-Ripoll
  23.   Resolving tensions of research utilization: The value of a usability-based approach
    Paul Benneworth, Julia Olmos-Peñuela
  24.   Clusters and industrial districts: where is the literature going? Identifying emerging sub-fields of research
    Jose Luis Hervas Oliver, Gregorio Gonzalez and Pedro Caja
  25.   Explaining researchers’ readiness to incorporate external stimuli in their research agendas
    Julia Olmos Peñuela, Paul Benneworth, Elena Castro-Martínez
  26.   Acceso al conocimiento público universitario en España: patrones geográficos - Access to universities’ public knowledge in Spain: geographical patterns
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro
  27.   Examiner amendments to applications to the european patent office: Procedures, knowledge bases and country specificities
    Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro and Elena M. Tur
  28.   Access to universities’ public knowledge: Who’s more regionalist?
    Manuel Acosta, Joaquín M. Azagra-Caro, Daniel Coronado
  29.   SMEs and Barriers to Eco-Innovation in EU: A Diverse Palette of Greens
    Giovanni Marin, Alberto Marzucchi, Roberto Zoboli
  30.   Towards an alternative framework for the evaluation of translational research initiatives
    Jordi Molas-Gallart, Pablo D’Este, Óscar Llopis and Ismael Rafols