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ASSIMAKOPOULOS Dimitris G.

Dimitris G. ASSIMAKOPOULOS

Professeur en Systèmes d’Information, Management de la Technologie et de l’Innovation

Economie, Finance et Gestion

Dimitris Assimakopoulos est Professeur titulaire à EM Lyon et Directeur- Fondateur du EML Global DBA. Il est également Président de l’EDAMBA (European Doctoral programmes Association in Management and Business Administration), Membre de la Faculté de l’European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), expert et Membre du Comité de l’EFMD European Quality Link (EQUAL). Avant de rejoindre EMLYON comme Professeur titulaire, il a travaillé comme Professeur, Doyen associé en charge de la recherche et Directeur du Programme DBA à Grenoble École de Management (GEM). Formé en Grèce, au Royaume-Uni, en France et aux États-Unis, il est qualifié ingénierie civile, architecture, aménagement du territoire et sociologie économique. Ses recherches portent plus spécifiquement sur la gestion des réseaux de collaboration autour de l’innovation technologique et organisationnelle, le développement de communautés technologiques et l’émergence d’écosystèmes industriels fondés sur l’économie de la connaissance. Dimitris a dirigé ou participé à des projets de plusieurs millions d’euros auprès d’organisations internationales comme le CERN, Fraunhofer ISI, STMicroelectronics ou le groupe Airbus. Il a été Doctorant Chercheur et Chercheur Principal au sein du programme « Marie-Curie » financé par la Commission Européenne, professeur de Sociologie invité à l’Asia Pacific Research Center de l’Université de Stanford, ainsi que dans plusieurs universités au Royaume-Uni et en Chine. Il a publié de nombreux ouvrages, chapitres, rapports de projets et articles dans des revues scientifiques et professionnelles.
Ses spécialités d’enseignement sont variées, de la Géographie des Affaires (Systèmes d’Information Géographique / Gestion des Système d’Information), puis plus récemment sur le design de la recherche et les méthodes qualitatives et quantitatives. Il a dirigé 15 thèses de Doctorat et de Doctorat en Administration des Entreprises (DBA) et a lancé l’EDEN Doctoral Seminar on Social Network Analysis en collaboration avec des collègues de l’Université Bocconi, l’UC London et le MIT Sloan.
Pour plus informations :
Linkedin : https://fr.linkedin.com/in/dimiassima
Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dimitris_Assimakopoulos

FormationHaut de page

2002 Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (H.D.R.) en Sciences Économiques.
Université de Grenoble (Université Pierre Mendes France)
1997 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) University of Sheffield, UK
1992 Master in Architectural Studies, University of Sheffield, UK
1989 Diploma of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

PrixHaut de page

2010 – 2014 : Prix du Chercheur Principal du GEM LINC Lab (Learning & Innovation In Networks and Communities) et Président du Advanced Training Group à l’EC ManETEI (Management of Emerging Technologies for Economic Impact) – Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN-FP7) www.manetei.eu (budget total 4M€), en partenariat avec Leeds University (Co-ordinateur) Business School / Nano-Manufacturing Institute, Rotterdam School of Management, Aalto University, University of Ljubljana, Instituto de Empresa Business School Madrid, University College Dublin Smurfit School of Business, Fraunhofer ISI, Bayer Technology Services, Intel Labs et STMicroelectronics.
2010 –2011 : Prix du Chercheur Principal du GEM LINC Lab pour le projet ‘Hadron Accelerators for Health’ (budget total 15K€), en collaboration avec l’Université de Virginia (USA), avec le soutien du réseau de transfert technologique CERN HEP (High Energy Physics) et de l’agence de transfert technologique GSI (German Heavy Ion research lab), recherche portant sur la manière dont la communauté HEP a développé des traitements innovants pour les cancers réputés incurables, grâce au transfert de technologies liées en radiographie et en oncologie (à l’origine de la plate-forme CERN Collaboration Spotting : http://collspotting.web.cern.ch/).
2006 – 2009 : Prix du Chercheur Principal du GEM LINC Lab et Président du Steering Committee du projet MATRI ‘Méthode d’ Anticipation des Transformations Industrielles’, financé par l’EC DG Employment and Social Affairs (budget total 1,8M€), en partenariat avec STMicroelectronics, INPG, CAPGEMINI et la Confédération Française de l'Encadrement (France); l’ ISTUD, Politecnico di Torino et la Confederazione Italiana Dirigenti (Italy); le Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation research (ISI); Henley Management College; et la Confédération Européenne des Cadres.
2002 – 2004 : Senior Researcher Award décerné par GEM, pour le projet MEDFORIST ‘Euro-Mediterranean Network for sharing IST learning resources’ (budget total 2,1M€), dans le cadre de l’initiative EUMEDIS : développement d’un cours en e-commerce plus particulièrement orienté e-voyage /e-tourisme, avec des partenaires dans 14 pays, formation des intervenants et développement du curriculum d’e-commerce dans les universités et écoles de commerce en Europe du Sud, Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient.
2002 – 2003 : Expert désigné par le Directorat Général de la Commission Européenne pour le projet ERP-TEX ‘Internet Oriented Distributed ERP for Managing Textile Company’ (IST-2000-52032), dans le cadre du EC FP5 for RTD.
1999 – 2001 : Prix du Chercheur Principal et Chef de Projet décerné par Hull University Business School pour le projet ‘Employment and Innovation in SMEs’ financé par la Yorkshire and Humberside Universities Association (67K£ sur 18 mois) dans le cadre du programme European Social Fund Higher Level Skills, en partenariat avec Sheffield University Management School.
1997 – 1999 : UK ESRC (Economic & Social Research Council) Post-doctoral Research fellow award (European Context of Science Policy award) décerné pour les recherches (24 mois) accomplies à Sheffield University Management School, UK.
1994-1996 : European Science Foundation (ESF) GISDATA fellowship (temps partiel) et EC Copernicus fellowship (temps partiel) dans le départment Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK.
1992-1994 : EC DG Research award, Doctorant-chercheur ‘Marie Curie’ (Human Capital and Mobility), pour 24 mois dans le département Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK.

ExpériencesHaut de page

2016 – présent : Professeur en Systèmes d’Information, Management de la Technologie et de l’Innovation à EML et Directeur-Fondateur de l’EML Global Executive DBA
2015 – présent : Professeur Invité, Durham University Business School, UK.
2003 – 2015 : Professeur, Grenoble École de Management, Département Management, Technologies et Stratégie.
2007 – 2015 : Fondateur et Directeur de l’Institut LINC Lab (Laboratory on Learning & Innovation in Networks & Communities), Grenoble École de Management.
2001 – 2015 : Directeur-Fondateur du GEM DBA en partenariat avec Newcastle University, UK.
2001 – 2010 : Directeur du Programme GEM DBA en partenariat avec Tongji University, China.
2004 – 2007 : Doyen Associé en charge de la Recherche, Grenoble École de Management.
2004 : Chercheur invité en Sociologie Économique, Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC), Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.
2001 – 2002 : Professeur Associé en Management de la Technologie et Systèmes d’Information, Grenoble École de Management, Département Management, Technologies et Stratégie.
2000 – 2001 : Directeur du programme doctoral (Ph.D) et du programme de maîtrise (M. Philosophy), Business School, University of Hull, UK.
2000 – 2001 : Directeur des programmes de licence (Bachelor of Science) en Management Science and Information Management, Business School, University of Hull.
1999 : Chercheur invité en Sociologie Économique, Stanford University, California, USA (parrainé par le Professeur Mark Granovetter).
1999 – 2001: Professeur Associé en Systèmes d’Information, Business School, University of Hull, UK.
1989 – 1991:  Chercheur Associé, Laboratory of Urban and Regional Planning, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, Greece.

Comités EditoriauxHaut de page

Reviewer ad-hoc pour plusieurs revues de management, et co-fondateur et co-éditeur en chef de l’International Journal of Information Technology and Management (2002 – présent). 13 volumes
ISSN online: 1741-5179 print: 1461-4111.

 

AssociationsHaut de page

Membre des organisations professionnelles suivantes :
Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, Association for R&D Management

Autres activités :
1. Depuis mai 2015, Membre et Expert auprès du Conseil d’Accréditation EFMD EQUAL .

2. Juin 2015, vice-Président de l’axe R&D Ecosystems and Platforms, à la R&D Management Conference, de Sant’Anna School of Advanced Management Studies, Université de Pise, Italie.

3. Sept. 2013, élu 4e Président d’EDAMBA (ré-élu à York University, UK, en 2014 et à l’Université Aix-Marseille, en 2015).

4. Janvier 2013 à 2016, Fondateur et Président du Comité d’Inauguration du  5e EDAMBA – EIASM Consortia on Doctoral Supervision and the New Global Research Landscape, organisé par l’EIASM, et accueilli par l’ESADE Business School, Barcelone, Espagne et le GEM LINC Lab.

5. Juin 2009 à 2016, Fondateur et Coordinateur des séminaires EDEN ‘Social Network Analysis – SNA: Theory and Methods’ en collaboration avec les chercheurs d’IESE Business School, MIT Sloan et UCL Management Science, pour l’EIASM, Bruxelles, Belgique et Santorini, Grèce.

6. Juillet 2008-2015, président de l’axe ‘Innovation in Chinese Firms’ (SIG: Innovation) à la conférence de l’European Academy of Management (EURAM).

7. Sept. 2012, élu vice-Président d’EDAMBA, assemblée annuelle, Université d’Uppsala.

8. Décembre 2010, Expert pour le CERN ‘Technology Transfer Network’ dans le cadre du développement de la Collaboration Spotting Platform, Genève, Suisse.

9. Septembre 2010, Membre de la Faculté, 20e European Doctoral Summer School on Technology Management organisé par l’EIASM, à Sant’Anna School, Université de Pise, Italie.

10. Mars 2008 à 2012, Fondateur et Président du comité d'inauguration de la 3e EDAMBA Winter Academy on ‘Doctoral Supervision and the Global Research System’ pour les jeunes chercheurs, organisée part GEM LINC Lab, à Grenoble École de Management, http://edamba-gem.sciencesconf.org/

11. Juin 2009, invitation à la session ‘Organizational Network Analysis & New Product Development’ pour la Confederation of European Managers (CEC), au Parlement Européen, Strasbourg.

12. Octobre 2008-2013, Membre du Comité collégial scientifique du Danish Strategic Research Council, pour le Ministère danois de la Science, de la Technologie et de l’Innovation (Science Technology and Innovation Ministry), Copenhague, Danemark.

13. Sept. 2007, invitation à l’assemblée des Doyens et des Directeurs du CEEMAN – groupe de réflexion sur le rôle des organisations internationales (EDAMBA), Université de Sabanci, Istanbul, Turquie.

14. Mai 2006, invitation de la British Academy of Management (BAM) / Association of Business Schools (ABS) à prononcer le discours d’ouverture sur les ‘Partnerships in Doctoral Education’ à la conférence BAM/ABS ‘Innovation and the DBA’, Durham University, UK.

Thèmes de rechercheHaut de page

Mes domaines de recherches s’articulent en quatre axes interconnectés regroupant des sous-thèmes en cours d’exploration en collaboration avec des collègues et des étudiants à travers le monde :
I. Technologie(s) & Management de l’Innovation
• Les communautés d’influence sur les technologies émergentes dans une visée socioéconomique
• Les réseaux collaboratifs dans les écosystèmes entrepreneuriaux
• Les réseaux sociaux, le management des talents et de la performance organisationnelle

II. Management de la Connaissance, et Diffusion assistée par les TIC
• Les pôles de compétitivité high-tech et la concurrence “glocale” dans les TIC
• Le savoir tacite et les communautés fondées sur les TIC
• Les flux de connaissances dans les équipes de développement produit

III. Politique Internationale des Sciences et de la Technologie
• La co-évolution des réseaux scientifiques et technologiques
• La scientométrie au service de la mise en relation et de l’élaboration de politiques collaboratives
• Le management de l’innovation et du quality management en Chine et son impact sur les entreprises Européennes

IV. Formation Doctorale en Management et Business Studies
• Supervision doctorale et codes de bonnes pratiques pour programmes doctoraux
• Critères de qualité et internationalisation de la formation doctorale
• Innovation dans les études doctorales en Management et Business Studies

Communications et SéminairesHaut de page

1. Assimakopoulos, D. and Tsouri, M., 2015, ‘Don’t lose sight of the forest for the trees: MINALOGIC and Presto Engineering as a “New Argonaut” in a French ICT ecosystem’ paper presented at the 10th Regional Innovation Policies Conference, Karlsruhe, Germany, Oct. 14-16.
2. Agamis, C. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2015, ‘Collaborative R&D networks of innovative SMEs in a French Med-tech ecosystem’, paper presented at the R&D Management Conference, Pisa, Italy, June 24-26.
3. Doherty, M. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2015, ‘The Institutional Evolution of Collaborative Practice and Network Capital in Public-Private STI Communities’ paper presented at the R&D Management Conference, Pisa, June 24-26.
4. Yu, X., Assimakopoulos D. and Yan, J., 2015, ‘Technological Capability Building through Action Learning: Findings from Chinese Manufacturing SMEs’, paper presented at the EURAM Conference, Warsaw, Poland, June 17-20.
5. Zhu, Y., von Zedtwitz, M , Assimakopoulos D., Fernandes, K. J.., 2015, ‘Organizational Culture and New Product Development: Implications for Product Safety Performance’, paper to be presented at the Academy of Management meeting, Vancouver, Canada, August 8-11.
6. Assimakopoulos, D., and Agouridas, V., 2014, ‘Collaborative Business Model Innovation in an Aerospace setting’, paper presented at the R&D Management Conference, Stuttgart, Germany, June 3-6.
7. Albietz, B. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2014, ‘CRM System – Organisation misfits and their evolution’, paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA., USA, August 3-6.
8. Assimakopoulos, D., 2013, Managing Network Innovation in High-tech Clusters: the case of Minalogic, keynote address at the 1st Hellenic Innovation Forum, organized by the IZA (Germany) and the EC Task Force for Greece, Athens, Greece, October 7-8.
9. Assimakopoulos, D., Carayannis, E., and Dimov, D., 2013, Some Insights into the Dynamics of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, paper presented at the 1st International Entrepreneurship Research Exemplar Conference, Catania, Italy, May 23-25.
10. Assimakopoulos D., Djelic, M. L. and Ahrweiler, P., 2012, Community of Communities Dynamics in Innovation Networks, paper presented at the 1st European Organizational Theory Development  Workshop in OMT, Grenoble Ecole de Management, June 28-29.
11. Agamis, C. and Assimakopoulos D., 2012, The Role of Network Intermediaries in Health Enabling Technologies, paper presented at the 4S / European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, Copenhagen Business School, October 17-20.
12. Carafa, A. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2012, The Emergence of an Inter-disciplinary Scientific Community at the science-technology overlap: evidence from Particle therapy of cancer, paper presented at the 12th EURAM conference, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
13. Assimakopoulos D., Zeng, S. and Tian M., 2011, Can Cooperative Innovation improve Innovation Performance? paper presented at the 11th EURAM Conf, Tallinn, Estonia, June 1-4.
14. Carafa, A. Assimakopoulos, D. and Parker, A., 2011, Network Evolution in the Triple Helix of Particle Therapies, paper presented at the Triple Helix IX International Conference, held at Stanford University, California, July12-15.
15. Albietz, B. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2010, ‘Caring about Users: a Process Oriented Model of CRM System Usage’ paper presented at the OCIS Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, held at Montreal, Canada, August 6-10.
16. Zhu, A., von Zedtwitz M., and Assimakopoulos D., 2010, ‘How does Product Development Impact Product Safety?’ paper presented at the TIM Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, held at Montreal, Canada, August 6-10.
17. Li, S., Assimakopoulos, D., and Si, C., 2010, ‘Analysis of Generation Mechanism for Social Service Network of Technological Innovation’, paper presented at the EURAM Annual Conference, held at Rome, Italy, May 19-22.
18. Zhu, A. Y., von Zedtwitz M., and Assimakopoulos D., 2010, ‘What Are NPD Practices of Best-in-Class Product Safety Firms?’ paper presented at the the EURAM Annual Conference, to be held at Rome, Italy, May 19-22.
19. Assimakopoulos, D and Wu, H., 2009, ‘Key Factors of VOIP Adoption in Chinese Large Companies’, paper presented at the 8th Wuhan Intl. Conference on E-Business (WHICEB09), organized by the China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China, May.
20. Doak, S. and Assimakopoulos, D., 2009, ‘Relationships between Actors that Influence the Transfer of Tacit Knowledge within Social Networks’, paper to be presented at the 9th European Academy of Management Conference, (EURAM09), Liverpool University, Liverpool, England, May.
21. Assimakopoulos D and Chapelet B, 2008, ‘Fostering New Product Development Teams in Meta-national and Networked Innovation’, paper presented at the TIM Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, held at Anaheim, California, August.
22. Ester R, Assimakopoulos D, von Zedtwitz, M, and Yu V, 2008, ‘The role of Global R&D Organizational Structure in the Development of Dynamic Capabilities’, paper presented to the 8th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM), Track on Innovation in Chinese Firms, held at the University of Lubljana, Slovenia, May.
23. Cherif-Allal O, Assimakopoulos D and Favier M, 2008, ‘A Business Model for French Marketplaces’, paper presented to the 2008 Intl Conf on Information Systems, Paris, Dec.
24. Assimakopoulos D and Koschatzky K, 2007, ‘Mapping the Path-ways for Networked Innovation in the Semiconductor Industry’, paper presented at a workshop on "Paths of Developing Complex Technologies: Insights from Different Industries", Freie Universität Berlin, Sept.
25. Assimakopoulos D, 2006, ‘Institutional Embeddedness of SEMI Founders in Silicon Valley’, paper presented at the Strategic ‘Network’ Entrepreneurship Conference, held at the Department of Organisation Science, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, July.
26. Allal-Cherif O, Assimakopoulos D and Favier M, 2006, ‘Present et Future des Places de Marche en France: vers en Nouvel Model Economique’ paper presented at the 15th Conference Internationale de Management Strategique, AIMS, Annecy / Geneve, June (in French).
27. Assimakopoulos D and Wei M, 2006, ‘What are the Lessons from 2G/GSM Diffusion for 3G Mobile Telecom Diffusion in China?’, paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Management of Technology, IAMOT, held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, May.
28. Yan J and Assimakopoulos D, 2006, ‘The Scale Free and Small World Structure of an Internet Technical Community’ paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Management of Technology, IAMOT, held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, May.
29. Macdonald S, Assimakopoulos D and Anderson P, 2006, ‘The Unscrupulous University’, paper presented at the 2nd EIASM Workshop on the Process of Reform of University Systems University and Sustainable Economic Development’, Fondazione Cini, Venice, May.
30. Assimakopoulos D and Kenney M, 2005, ‘Exploring the Relational Nature of Leadership in Professorial Entrepreneurship: a comparison of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley and Stanford’, paper presented at the 4th Intl. Critical Management Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, July.
31. Yan J and Assimakopoulos D, 2005, ‘The organization and business model of an Internet based software engineering forum in China’ paper presented at the 6th IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE), held at the University of Valencia, Valencia, September.
32. Assimakopoulos D and Doak S, 2005, ‘How do Forensic Scientists Learn to Investigate Murder, Arson and Drugs cases in Practice?’ paper presented at the R&D Management Conference 2005, held at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, July.
33. Hansen K and Assimakopoulos D, 2005, ‘Intra-organizational Development in an Aerospace Project Team Over Time and Role Commitment’ paper presented at the 25th International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, February.
34. Allal-Cherif O, Favier M, Assimakopoulos D, 2004, ‘Les MMORPG modèles des Places de Marché’ paper presented at the ‘4ème Colloque La Métamorphose des Organisations’ University of Nancy, Nancy, October (in French).
35. Assimakopoulos D and Yan, J., 2004, ‘The External Linkages of Community of Practice: integrating communities using Internet technology forums’, in the proceeding of the 13th International Conference on Management of Technology (IAMOT), Washington, D.C., April.
36. Assimakopoulos D and Yan J, 2003, ‘Knowledge Acquisition for daily problem solving: some evidence from Chinese Software Companies’, Paper presented at the 12th International Forum of Technology Management, at Tongji University, Shanghai, November.
37. Yan J and Assimakopoulos D, 2003, ‘The External Linkages of Community of Practice: a case study in a software company’, Paper presented at the 4th European Conference on Knowledge Management, at Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, September.
38. Assimakopoulos D and Macdonald S, 2003, ‘Personal Networks and IT Innovation within the Esprit and IST Programs’, Paper presented at the “Knowledge and Economic and Social Change” Conference organised by the 'Institute of Innovation Research', University of Manchester, Manchester, April.
39. Assimakopoulos D, 2002, ‘IT Innovation in the Esprit and IST Programs: Personal Networks of UK main-contractors’, Paper presented at the Economics and Management of Innovation Colloquium, organised by INRA/CNRS at UPMF, Grenoble, October.
40. Assimakopoulos D and Macdonald S, 2002, ‘Education and Training for Innovation in SMEs’, paper presented at the Rent XVI - Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Conference, organised by the EIASM, held in Barcelona, November.
41. Assimakopoulos D, 2001, ‘GIS Innovations in a French Chamber of Commerce’, paper presented at the European Research Conference on ‘Socio-Economic Research and GIS’, organized by the European Science Foundation, held at Granada, Spain, June.
42. Assimakopoulos D, 2000, ‘Information for Innovation in ESPRIT: Personal Networks of  UK Main Contractors’, paper presented at the British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Management School, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, September.
43. Assimakopoulos D, Piekkari R and Macdonald S, 2000, ‘ESPRIT: Europe’s Response to US and Japanese Domination in IT’, paper presented at the 8th Schumpeter Conference on ‘Change, Development and Transformation: Trans-disciplinary Perspectives on the Innovation Process’, University of Manchester, Manchester, July.
44. Assimakopoulos D, 1999a, ‘The Emergence of a New Technological Community’, paper presented at the European Meeting on Applied Evolutionary Economics, organized by IEPE at UPMF, Grenoble, June.
45. Assimakopoulos D, 1999b, ‘Social Networks and Technological Innovations in GIS’, paper presented at the Euro-Conference on Socio-Economic Research and GIS: Socio-Economic Impacts of New Geographic Information Handling Technologies, Espinho, Portugal, May.
46. Assimakopoulos D, 1999c, ‘Structural Equivalence vs. Cohesion in the Greek GIS Community’, paper presented at the XIX International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, February.
47. Assimakopoulos D and Macdonald S, 1999, ‘The Purpose of Network: Perspectives on ESPRIT Networks in Theory and Practice’, paper presented at the 15th European Group of Organisational Studies (EGOS99) Colloquium, Warwick Business School, Coventry, July.
48. Piekkari R, Assimakopoulos D and Macdonald S, 1999, ‘Informal Collaboration among UK main contractors in ESPRIT’, paper presented at the final meeting of the ESRC European Context of Science Policy Program, organised by the Science Policy Support Group, London, June.
49. Assimakopoulos D, Macdonald S and Piekkari R, 1999, ‘In Bed with a Stranger: Finding Partners for Collaboration in ESPRIT’, paper presented at the 15th Annual Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Conference: Interactions, Relationships and Networks, Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin, September.
50. Assimakopoulos D and Macdonald S, 1998, ‘Collaboration and Innovation Networks in ESPRIT’, paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Multi-Organisational Partnerships and Cooperative Strategy, Oxford University, Balliol College, Oxford, July.
51. Assimakopoulos D, 1997, ‘Network Analysis as a Tool for Mapping Government - University - Industry Relations’, paper presented at the International Conference on Technology Policy and Less Developed Regions, organised by the United Nations University at Maastricht, held at the European Joint Research Centre, Seville, Spain, October.
52. Assimakopoulos D, 1996, ‘Social networks, disciplinary heterogeneity and constructed advantage within the Greek GIS Community’, paper presented at the Specialist meeting of ESF’s NECTAR program on Communication and Transportation Networks in Europe, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium, February.
53. Assimakopoulos D, 1995, ‘GIS Diffusion in Greece’, paper presented at the Summer Institute on Trans-Atlantic Perspectives of GI Research, jointly organized by the  US National Science Foundation, and the ESF GISDATA program, held at the University of Maine, Freeport, Maine, July.
54. Assimakopoulos D, 1993, ‘The Greek GIS Community’, paper presented at the Specialist Meeting on the Diffusion of GIS in Local Government in Europe, organized by the of ESF’s GISDATA program, held at Knutsford, England, April.