Michaela Trippl is Professor II at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder.
She is also Full Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Vienna (Austria). Trippl holds a PhD from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria).
Trippl’s research and teaching have been dedicated to economic geography and innovation studies. She has a special focus on the geography of innovation, regional innovation systems and policies, long-term regional industrial restructuring, and labor mobility and regional development.
Trippl has co-authored several books and contributed with a large number of book chapters within her fields of expertise. She has also published articles in various scientific journals, such as Economic Geography, Regional Studies, Environment and Planning A, Progress in Human Geography, Cambridge Journals of Regions, Economy and Society, and Research Policy.
Trippl is frequently asked to be a key-note speaker at international conferences throughout Europe.
She is a former Assistant Professor at the Institute for Regional Development and Environment at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and Associate Professor at Lund University (Sweden).
geography of innovation, industrial diversification and new path development, regional innovation systems, clusters, labour mobility and regional development, cross-border regionalisation processes, innovation policy
Full Professor of Economic Geography (October 2016 – present), Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna, Austria
Professor II (January 2018 – present), Department of Working Life and Innovation, University of Agder, Norway
Associate Professor (August 2013 – September 2016), CIRCLE, Lund University, Sweden
Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) (March 2012 – July 2013), Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden
“Habilitationsassistentin” (Assistant Professor) (2008-2012), Institute for Regional Development and Environment, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna)
Research assistant (2002-2008), Institute for Regional Development and Environment, WU Vienna
Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences of BFI Vienna (2005-2008)
Tutor at University of Vienna (2004-2005)
Associate, researcher at the Institute for Regional Innovation, Vienna, Austria (1998-2002)
Researcher at ÖAR-Regionalberatung, Vienna, Austria (1997-1998)
Trippl, M., Grillitsch, M. and Isaksen, A. (2018) Exogenous sources of regional industrial change: Attraction and absorption of non-local knowledge for new path development. Progress in Human Geography 42(5), 687-705
Isaksen, A., Martin, R. and Trippl, M. (eds.) (2018) New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems – Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons. Springer, Cham
Tödtling, F. and Trippl, M. (2018) Regional innovation policies for new path development – beyond neoliberal and traditional systemic views. European Planning Studies 26(9), 1779-1795
Oinas, P., Trippl, M. and Hössya, M. (2018) Regional industrial transformations in the interconnected global economy. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 11(2), 227-240
Isaksen, A. and Trippl, M. (2017) Exogenously led and policy-supported new path development in peripheral regions: Analytical and synthetic routes. Economic Geography 93(5), 436-457
Isaksen, A. and Trippl, M. (2017) Innovation in space. The mosaic of regional development patterns. Oxford Review of Economic Policy 33(1), 122-140
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