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Jelena Angelis

Research Grants and Partnerships Expert - Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology

Jelena Angelis, PhD, is responsible for research grants and partnerships at the House of Innovation. Her grants application, evaluation as well as research cooperation experience, is backed by a strong research and analytical work at SQW Consulting (regional economic and social development consultancy in the UK), Technopolis Group (a pan-European science, technology and innovation policy advisory), and EFIS Centre (a Brussels-based policy research lab focused on supporting national and regional innovation systems in response to societal challenges). She also brings hands-on work with entrepreneurs through her work at Oxford Innovation, a technology commercialization and business support for high-growth company in the UK.

She has worked on numerous assignments on the inter-related areas of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), and entrepreneurship for such clients as the World Bank, OECD, European Commission, Nordic Innovation, Nordic Council of Ministers, national ministries, innovation agencies, and universities. Her particular interest lies in the topics around innovation ecosystems creation, business-science cooperation, open science and other metrics of research performance, and long-term sustainability and socio-economic impacts of research and specifically research infrastructures.

Jelena holds a PhD from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, focusing on strategic alliances and their performance assessment in the biopharmaceutical sector. She also holds a Certificate in Medical Innovation from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford; a MPhil from the University of Cambridge; and Master’s and BA (Honors) from Vilnius University (Lithuania).

Select Publications

(part published under maiden name ‘Širaliova’)

Rossi, G., Angelis, J., Borrego, F., Davidson, J., Hoffert, E. and Wade, R. (2020) Supporting the transformative impact of research infrastructures on European research. European Commission 

Griniece, E., Angelis, J., Reid, A., Vignetti, S., Catalano, J., Helman, A., Barberis Rami, M. and Kroll, H. (2020) RI-PATHS: Guidebook for socio-economic impact assessment of research infrastructures. 

Angelis, J., Griniece, E., Vignetti, S., and Reid, A. (2019) Charting Impact Pathways of Investments in Research Infrastructures in B. Maegaard and R. Pozzo (eds.) Impact of the Research Infrastructures for Social Sciences and Humanities

Chang, H., Schuch, K., Angelis, J., Nauwelaers, C. and Posselt, T. (2017) Peer review of the Ukrainian Research and Innovation System. European Commission 

Romanainen, J., Angelis, J., Fikkers, D.-J., Nausedaite, R., Ärenman, E., Henningsson, K., Eljas-Taal, K., Vallistu, J., Maier, F., and Müürisepp, K. (2016) Nordic Entrepreneurship Check 2016. Nordic Innovation

Reid. A., Angelis, J., Griniece, E., Halme, K., Regeczi, D., Ravet, J. and Salminen, V. (2016) How to improve global competitiveness in Finnish Business and Industry? Impact Study. Tekes: Review 330/2016 

Arnold, E., Knee, P., Angelis, , Giarraca, F., Griniece, E., Jávorka, Z., and Reid, A. (2014) Innovation system review and research assessment exercise in Latvia. 

Širaliova, J. and McLaverty, D. (2009) Innovation into Business. In A. Jolly (ed.) The Innovation Handbook: How to Develop, Manage and Protect Your Most Profitable Ideas. London: Kogan Page

Minshall,  T., Wicksteed, W., Druilhe, C., Kells, A., Lynskey, M. and Širaliova, J. (2008) The role of spin-outs within university research commercialisation activities: Case studies from 10 UK universities. In A. Groen, R. Oakey, P. van der Sijde, G. Cook (eds.) New technology-based firms in the New Millennium. Vol.VI. London: Emerald

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