Dr. Ávila Robinson’s career has brought him to world-class research institutions in Germany and Japan, such as the Fraunhofer Institute, RWTH Aachen, Tokyo Tech, and Kyoto University. Through these experiences, he has been able to amalgamate research in Innovation and Technology Management with several emerging technologies, including micro-/nanotechnologies, regenerative medicine, stem cells and cancer immunotherapies.
He has developed a unique expertise in data science, network approaches and the management of technological innovation, including technology intelligence and forecasting, management of emerging technologies, interdisciplinary/convergent R&D, innovation in high-tech industries, and open innovation in life sciences/biotechnology companies.
Dr. Ávila Robinson is also passionate about the study of the translation of convergent life science discoveries into revolutionary ventures which cure diseases. In this regard, he has accumulated practical experience in the regenerative medicine ecosystem in Japan.
Professor Ávila-Robinson’s research has been published in several top-tier journals in the field of technology and innovation management, such as Technovation, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and Scientometrics. He is also an ad hoc reviewer for some leading journals in this field.
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