Markus M. Bugge

Senior Researcher, additional position
  • Research, analysis, evaluation, consulting, teaching and supervision
  • Economic geography
  • Innovation
  • Systems of innovation
  • Grand challenges, missions and socio-technical transitions
  • Regional development
  • Innovation in the public sector
  • Indicators for measurement of innovation
background / education
  • 1999: MA, ESST, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo
  • 2000-2004: Researcher at STEP
  • 2004-2009: Researcher at NIFU
  • 2005-2009: PhD, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University
  • 2009- Senior researcher at NIFU
  • 2011-2015 Post doc. NIFU
  • 2015-2017: Lecturer, UNIK University Centre at Kjeller
  • 2017- Associate Professor, Department of Technology Systems, University of Oslo
Professional interests
  • The interplay between technology, industry development, institutions, policy, research and practice
  • The geographical embeddedness of innovation and systems of innovation
  • Systems for learning and knowledge development
  • Innovation in the public sector
  • o Innovative public procurement
  • o Diffusion of innovationDiffusion of innovation
  • The relationship between various forms of knowledge for innovation
  • o Specialization versus diversification
  • o Path dependency and lock-in
  • o Research-based versus experience based knowledge
  • The relation between optimization of existing systems versus system change
  • The roles of politics, policy and governance for innovation
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