UFBA – Federal University of Bahia Salvador
BRAZIL (THA Chapter Brazil)
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Angela Machado Rocha holds a Chemical Engineering degree with specialisation in petrochemical process engineering, a Master’s in Business Administration, and a PhD in Energy and Environment. She is a Professor at Federal University of Bahia.

Areas of interests in TH research:
Entrepreneurial universities and knowledge and technology transfer

Jelena-Jesic-01-10-12-c JELENA JESSIC
Sremska Kamenica
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Jelena Jesic (born Duran), born 1983 in Novi Sad, where she finished elementary and high School, and mathematical sciences department. Graduated from the Department of Finance, Faculty of Business Economics, and received her Master’s degree in 2009. by finishing master thesis with the theme ‘Academic Entrepreneurship in the Development of the University Environment’ with the highest grade. From the year 2007, she worked as a teaching assistant at Educons University, where she gained her first professional skills in scientific research, publishing scientific papers, and involvement with scientific projects as a young research fellow, in the field of economics, with specific focus on knowledge-based economy, academic entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial university. She is currently pursuing her PhD degree in economics at Educons University with the theme of her doctoral thesis ‘Quadruple helix model as the fundament of the national innovation system’.

Areas of interests in TH research
Academic entrepreneurship, Triple Helix indicators, national and regional innovation systems, capitalization of knowledge, entrepreneurial university.

PhD Candidate at Universidade Nove de Julho
Assistant Professor at Universidade Federal de Mato
Grosso do Sul
BRAZIL (TH Chapter Brazil)
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Assistant Professor, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul Federal, Brazil, since 2009. PhD candidate in Business Administration (dissertation subject: The contingent effectiveness model of technology transfer into the agricultural technology transfer processes: a multiple case study in Brazil and in the United States of America), Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil, since August, 2011. Research Scholar, supported by CAPES, Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education (Brazilian Ministry of Education), North Carolina State University, USA, from February to August, 2014. Master in Business Administration (dissertation Title: Sustainable development and the consequences of cleaner production on the production planning: a case study in a metal-mechanical company), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2005. BA in Business Administration, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2002.

Areas of interests in TH research
Technology transfer between university and industry mainly regarding agriculture/food. National Systems of Innovation

University of the West of England
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Azley Abd Razak is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Business and Law, University of the West of England. His main area of study is the relationship between the university-industry and government that focuses mainly in the context of developing countries. One of the main theoretical frameworks that have been adopted by his research is the Triple Helix model of innovation.

Areas of interests in TH research
Enablers and barriers to implementing the Triple Helix model of Innovation.

GREECE (THA Chapter Greece)
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I hold a BSc degree in Applied Statistics with Computing from the University of Plymouth (UK), and a Master’s degree in Operational Research from the University of Southampton (UK). I am an experienced technical advisor and project manager with over fifteen years of work experience in consulting, and have been responsible for the coordination and implementation of a numerous projects funded under the Article 6 Programme, NSRF (Sectoral, Regional and European Territorial Cooperation Programmes), European Programmes (INTERREG IVC, MED, SEE) through which I have managed to gain expertise in delivering highly professional consultancy services, technical assistance and support, to both public and private organisations in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation.