Roles in the POLISS project:PhD Co-Supervisor | Supervisory Board member | Communications Group member
Spanish National Research Council
Pedro is a Ramon y Cajal fellow, a competitive 5-year programme funded by the Spanish Government. Under this programme he will continue to develop his research agenda on regional development, innovation and governance in peripheral regions of the European Union. He is also the principal investigator in a Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union (coordinated by Utrecht University) that will start in December 2019.
Pedro has been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, Newcastle University, since 2012. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Regional Studies, Regional Science and has been a peer reviewer for several high-ranking journals.
Pedro´s research interests are in the following areas: innovation in less developed regions, innovation in low and medium tech sectors, the political economy of development, governance and politics, social innovation.