Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation...


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Part of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
Part of Universiteit Maastricht
Address Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht
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Phone +31-43-3884400
Fax +31-43-3884499
Email info -at- merit. unu. edu
Mission UNU-MERIT is a research and training centre of United Nations University (UNU) and Maastricht University (UM), based in southeast Netherlands. UNU-MERIT explores the social, political and economic factors that drive technological innovation, with a particular focus on creation, diffusion and access to knowledge. Mission: To explore how countries can catch up in the unequal global playing field of the 21st century, without increasing inequality and social exclusion. To analyse knowledge flows at the regional and global levels, and their impact on local development, employment and productivity. To train specialists who combine a high level of academic scholarship with leadership, in order to strengthen democratic governance in domestic and international organizations.


Honorary professor Prof.dr. J. Mairesse
Professor Prof.dr. R. Belderbos
Professor Prof.dr. R. Cowan
Professor Prof.dr. R.P.M. Kemp
Professor Prof.dr. P.A.P.M.H. Mohnen
Associate professor Dr. A.H. van Zon
Management Prof.dr. H.H.G. Verspagen

Completed research


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