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Our Team

The research team is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scholars from innovation management, entrepreneurship, data science, healthcare, platforms, and bioengineering, including:

From Nova SBE

Pedro Oliveira
Scientific Director of the Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Chair, Professor in Impact Economy at Nova SBE and at theCopenhagen Business School
Leid Zejnilovic
Deputy Scientific Director of the Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center, Assistant Professor at Nova SBE, and member of the Nova SBE Open User Innovation Knowledge Center
Maria João Jacinto
Executive Director of the Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center, Post-doc Fellow, and Executive Director of Patient Innovation
Anne Laure Fayard
Professor, Nova SBE
Benoit Decreton
Assistant Professor, Nova SBE
Miguel Pina e Cunha
Professor, Nova SBE
Rui Coutinho
Executive Director of the Nova SBE Innovation Ecosystem
Ricardo Silva
PhD Student, Nova SBE
Paolo Leone
Assistant Professor of Social Innovation, Nova SBE
  • Helena Canhão, Dean and Full professor, NOVA Medical School
  • António Camara, Entrepreneur and Full Professor, FCT-UNL, and Nova SBE
  • Ana Rodrigues, Assistant Professor, NOVA Medical School
  • Maria João Gregório, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Oporto University
  • Rute Dinis de Sousa, MSc, MBA, Epidoc, Nova SBE
  • Salomé Azevedo, PhD Student, Head of Digital Health at VOH.CoLAB
  • Margarida Oliveira, Research Assistant, Patient Innovation
  • Carolina Piedade, Research Assistant, Patient Innovation
  • Eric von Hippel, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Lars Bo Jeppensen, Professor, Copenhagen Business School
  • Carmelo Cennamo, Professor, Copenhagen Business School e Bocconi University
  • Oded Nov, Professor, New York University, Tandon School of Engineering
  • Devin Mann, New York University, Langone Health
  • Filipa Machado Vaz, Manager at Deloitte

 

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center will also benefit from the Advisory Board of the Patient Innovation Association, which includes two Nobel Prize laureates and well-known researchers, namely:

  • Aaron Ciechanover, Professor, Technion, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry
  • Eric von Hippel, Professor, MIT
  • Katherine Strandburg, Professor, New York University
  • Lee Fleming, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Keld Laursen, Professor, Copenhagen Business School
  • Richard Roberts, New England Biolabs, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
  • Robert Langer, Professor, MIT; co-founder, Moderna
  • NOVA Medical School
  • Copenhagen Business School
  • EIT Health
  • Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT)
  • Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
  • Norwegian Research Council Research