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Aggelos Tsakanikas
Associate Professor, Economic Evaluation of Tech, Innov. & Entrep. Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Aggelos Tsakanikas is an Associate Professor, Director at the Laboratory of Industrial and Energy Economics (LIEE), at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in the field of Economic Evaluation of Systems of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also a Research Fellow, heading the Entrepreneurship Observatory, at the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (FEIR/IOBE), the leading private think tank for economic research in Greece. He holds a PhD in the area of Economics of Technology and Business Strategy. His main research interests and most of his published work are in the area of firms’ technology strategy, business strategy, innovation economics, entrepreneurship and related public policies. In the context of his research activity has been involved with numerous sectoral studies including the heath sector, quarterly reports on the Greek Economy, studies on entrepreneurship and competitiveness, as well as studies on digital transformation. He has also participated in various European projects in the area of innovation studies, socioeconomics research and digital transformation. He teaches at the business administration postgraduate programme “Athens MBA” and he is a member of the Greek team that participates in the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. He has served as Vice chairman of the Hellenic Industrial Property organization (Greek Patent Office) from 2017 to 2019.