Olav Wicken

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Phone +47 22841619
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Eilert Sundts hus blokk B 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1108 Blindern 0317 OSLO

 Academic interests

His main research interests are in innovation processes and in the analysis of long term industrial development; primarily focusing on firms as well as industrial, regional and national development. He has also published widely on the role of defence in industrial and technological development. A main aspect of the research analyses diversity and difference in industrial development between industries and geographical areas. 


Olav Wicken has a M Phil degree from the History Department at the University of Oslo. He has been a senior researcher at the Institute of Defence Studies in Oslo, director of the ESST unit at the University of Oslo, and is today a professor at the TIK centre.

Tags: Science and innovation policy, Innovation systems, History of technology and industry, Innovation
Published Sep. 23, 2010 3:37 PM - Last modified Nov. 25, 2015 10:52 AM