Philip Shapira is Professor of Innovation, Management and Policy at the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He is also a Professor of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. His interests include science and innovation management and policy, emerging technologies assessment, industrial modernization, and policy evaluation.
Professor Shapira has served as a Congressional Fellow with the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress. He has held visiting positions at leading international research institutions including the Japan Institute of Labor (Tokyo), the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovations Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe, Germany, the Victoria Management School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and the Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. Professor Shapira is an External Faculty member with the Programme in Management, Competitiveness and Development at the Scuola Superiore Sant' Anna di Pisa (Italy). He has taught in programs on R&D evaluation at the University of Twente, Netherlands (since 2002), at MEXT, Tokyo (2003), at Georgia Tech (2004), and at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (2008).