Reinhilde Veugelers

Reinhilde Veugelers


PhD in Economics, K.U.Leuven, 1990

Prior Work:

2004-2008: Economic Advisor BEPA (Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis) to JM Barroso, European Commission)  on leave from KULeuven

Current Employment/Responsibilities:

Full Professor (Gewoon Hoogleraar) at the K.U.Leuven, Faculty of Business and Economics, Management, Strategy and Innovation Department

Senior Fellow at Bruegel, Bruxelles

Research Fellow at CEPR (Center for Economic Policy Research, London) in Industrial Organisation and International Trade

Areas of Research Interest:

With her research concentrated in the fields of industrial organisation, international economics and strategy, innovation and science, she has authored numerous well cited publications in leading international journals.  Specific recent topics include cooperative R&D, international technology transfers through MNEs, young innovative companies, innovation for climate change, industry science links and their impact on firm’s innovative productivity, performance of technology transfer offices at universities,  designing university spin-off contracts,  explaining scientific productivity,  researchers’ international mobility.  She coordinates a large, multidisciplinary research project on radical innovations and one on the impact assessment of RTD policy instruments.