Riccardo Fini

University of Bologna - Department of Management

Associate Professor

Via Terracini 28

Bologna, 40131

Italy

http://www.unibo.it/faculty/riccardo.fini

Imperial College London

Fellow

South Kensington Campus

London SW7 2AZ, DC

United Kingdom

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.fini

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

Academic Engagement and Commercialisation: A Review of the Literature on University-Industry Relations

Research Policy 42(2): 423-442.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2013
Imperial College Business School, Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, Göteborg University, Imperial College Business School, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) - Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Management, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Turin - Department of Economics S. Cognetti de Martiis, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Cambridge - Centre for Business Research (CBR), University of Cambridge - St Catharine's College, University of Kassel - Economics, BETA - University of Strasbourg, University of Bordeaux - GREThA, University of Bath - School of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University-industry relations, technology transfer, academic entrepreneurship, commercialisation, collaborative research, academic consulting

The Determinants of Corporate Entrepreneurial Intention within Small and Newly Established Firms

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 36, pp. 387–414, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurial intention, Process model, High-tech entrepreneurs, Individual characteristics, Theory of planned behaviour, Common method bias, Structural equation model

The Determinants of Corporate Entrepreneurial Intention within Small and Newly Established Firms

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 387-414, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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The Transition Towards Entrepreneurial Universities: An Assessment of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy

In A. N. Link, D. S. Siegel and M. Wright (eds), Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship, pp. 218-244. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. DOI: 10.7208/Chicago/9780226178486.001.0001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Nicola Baldini, Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship, Italy, University, Technology Transfer

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Student Entrepreneurship: Demographics, Competences and Obstacles

Technical Report - Almalaurea Consortium, February 2016
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, AlmaLaurea - Inter-University Consortium and University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (UCLAM) - Department of Economics and Law
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Students, Entrepreneurship, Italy, Competences, Stimuli, Obstacles

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Inside or Outside the IP-System? Business Creation in Academia

Research Policy, Vol. 39, pp. 1060–1069, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
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Academic entrepreneurship, Business creation, Knowledge transfer

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Complements or Substitutes? The Role of Universities and Local Context in Supporting the Creation of Academic Spin-offs

Research Policy, Vol. 40, pp. 1113–1127, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, Academic spin-offs, University-level support mechanisms, Local-context support mechanisms, Technology transfer

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Fifteen Years of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy: Evidence from the Taste Project

Technical Report - University of Bologna, June 2014
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2015
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, New research-based ventures, Academic spin-offs, Universities, Public science

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Academic Entrepreneurship

The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, DOI: 10.1057/978113729467
Posted: 22 Nov 2013
Riccardo Fini, Nicola Lacetera and Scott Shane
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Toronto - Strategic Management and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics

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Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Licensing, R&D Organization, Radical Innovation, Research And Development, Science And Innovation, Science Policy

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Factors Fostering Academics to Start Up New Ventures: An Assessment of Italian Founders' Incentives

Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 34, pp. 380-402, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2009
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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031, 032, 038

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Different Yokes for Different Folks: Individual Preferences, Institutional Logics, and the Commercialization of Academic Research

SPANNING BOUNDARIES AND DISCIPLINES: UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION IN THE IDEA AGE-ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Gary Libecap and Marie Thursby, eds., Vol. 21, pp. 1–25, Innovation and Economic Growth, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Riccardo Fini and Nicola Lacetera
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Toronto - Strategic Management
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commercialization of academic research, institutional logics, individual preferences, scientific community

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Organisational Change and the Institutionalisation of University Patenting Activity in Italy

Minerva, Vol. 52, pp. 27-53, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University Patents, Patent Regulations, Institutional Change, Isomorphism

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University Spin-Offs and Their Impact: Longitudinal Evidence from Italy

Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, 41 (4), 237-263, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2017
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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University Spin-Offs, Academic entrepreneurship, Growth, Performance

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Ciclo di Vita Dell'Impresa (The Life Cycle of The Firm)

Trasformare conoscenza, trasferire tecnologia. Dizionario critico delle scienze sociali sulla valorizzazione della conoscenza. A cura di Bonaccorsi A. e Bucchi M., Consiglio Italiano delle Scienze Sociali, Marsilio Editori, Venezia, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Riccardo Fini
University of Bologna - Department of Management
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firm, life-cycle, theory of the firm

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Academic Founders and Business Opportunity Generation: An Empirical Analysis Based on Italian Academic Spin-Offs

EMPIRICAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EUROPE: NEW PERSPECTIVES, Dowling M., Schmude J., eds., pp. 177-197, Edward Elgar UK, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2009
Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship, Opportunity recognition, Opportunity development

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Process Approach to Academic Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Globe

The World Scientific Reference on Entrepreneurship, Volume 4-4, 1 February 2017, Pages 1-17, ISBN: 978-981473331-1;978-981473330-4
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2017
Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic entrepreneurship; Process; Global; North America; South America; Europe

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Academic Logic and Corporate Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Study of the Interaction between Cognitive and Institutional Factors in New Firms

International Small Business Journal, 34(5) 637–659, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Riccardo Fini and Laura Toschi
University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship, NTBF, Institutional Logics, Corporate Entrepreneurial Intentions, Matched-Pairs Research Design

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Accounting for Impact at Imperial College London: A Report on the Activities and Outputs by Imperial Academics Relevant for Economic and Social Impact

Technical Report - Imperial College London, March 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College London, University of Bath - School of Management, Imperial College London and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics
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Academic engagement; Research Commercialisation; Academic Entrepreneurship; University-Industry Relationships

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Re-Thinking the Commercialization of Public Science: From Entrepreneurial Outcomes to Societal Impacts

Academy of Management Perspectives, 32: 4-20 (2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2018
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Syracuse University
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Public Science, Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, University-Industry Relationships

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Entrepreneurial Teams: An Input-Process-Outcome Framework

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 15(2): 56-258 (2019)
Number of pages: 203 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Università di Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial teams; Start-ups; Firm creation; Firm performance; Human capital; Diversity; Entrepreneurial Finance; New ventures; Policy interventions; Exit; Team evolution

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Accounting for Universities’ Impact: Using Augmented Data to Measure Academic Engagement and Commercialization by Academic Scientists

Research Evaluation 24(4): 380-391
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College London, University of Bath - School of Management, Imperial College London and Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics
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Institutional Determinants of University Spin-Off Quantity and Quality: A Longitudinal, Multi-Level, Cross-Country Study

Small Business Economics, 48(2), 361-391
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2018
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Nord Universtiy and Imperial College London
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commercialization of research, institutional framework, technology transfer offices, university spin-offs

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OSIRIDE - L’Osservatorio Degli Spin-Off Della Ricerca Della Regione Emilia Romagna (OSIRIDE - The Observatory of Science-Based Spin-Offs in Emilia Romagna)

Technical Report - University of Bologna, March 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Maurizio Sobrero
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Science-based entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer

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The Internationalization of Academic Spin-Offs: Evidence from Italy

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Daniela Bolzani, Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi
University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Internationalization; Academic Spin-off; Survey; Italy

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Promoting Entrepreneurship in the Agri-Food Industry: Policy Insights from a Pan-European Public–Private Consortium

Industry and Innovation, Vol. 22, pp. 753-784, 2015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
University of Bologna, University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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agri-food; entrepreneurship; public policy; public–private consortium; scale development; factor analysis.

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Social Valuation Across Multiple Audiences: The Interplay of Ability and Identity Judgements

Academy of Management Journal, 61(6): 2230-2264
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Riccardo Fini, Julien Jourdan and Markus Perkmann
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Université Paris Dauphine and Imperial College Business School
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Social valuation, Social evaluations, Socially endogenous inferences, Candidate-Audience relationships, Institutional logics, University-industry relations

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How Entrepreneurial Intentions Influence Entrepreneurial Career Choices: The Moderating Influence of Social Context

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and Syracuse University
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Entrepreneurial intentions; Career choices; New venture creation; Social cognitive career theory; Student entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurial behaviour

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Collaborative Practices and Multidisciplinary Research: The Dialogue Between Entrepreneurship, Management and Data Science

Rethinking entrepreneurship education: the role of collaborative practices and innovation (Bosio G., Minola T., Origo F. and Tomelleri S.) Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-90548-8
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School, University of Bologna, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, EMLYON Business School, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science, University of Bologna - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nord Universtiy, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Entrepreneurship; Data Science; University-Industry Collaborations; Technology Innovation Management; Scientometrics; Strategy; Business Performance Analytics

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The Effectiveness of University Regulations to Foster Science-Based Entrepreneurship

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Riccardo Fini, Rosa Grimaldi and Azzurra Meoli
University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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Academic Entrepreneurship; Policy Intervention; Science-Based Entrepreneurship; Academic Spin-Off; University Departments

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The Micro-Foundation of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

Economia e Politica Industriale – Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, 37(2): 147-170 (2010)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Riccardo Fini
University of Bologna - Department of Management
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high-technology entrepreneurship, individual characteristics

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Graduates Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Jan 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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entrepreneurship; graduates

Theories From the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, 56(5): 865-894
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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Science Commercialization; Organisation Theory; Entrepreneurship; Management Theory; University

Theories from the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization Can Contribute to Management Studies

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 56, Issue 5, pp. 865-894, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London
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entrepreneurship, management theory, organization theory, science commercialization, university

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Leveraging Open Innovation to Improve Society: Past Achievements and Future Trajectories

R&D Management 49 (3): 267-278
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2019
Graduate School of Management of Technology, Sogang University, Open University of the Netherlands, University of Bologna - Department of Management and University of Cambridge - Institute for Manufacturing
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open innovation, societal challenge, grand challenges, social innovation, motivations, ecosystems

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Spin-offs’ linkages to their parent universities over time: The performance implications of equity, geographical proximity, and technological ties

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, forthcoming
Number of pages: 54
Daniela Bolzani, Einar Rasmussen and Riccardo Fini
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nord Universtiy and University of Bologna - Department of Management
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academic entrepreneurship, market performance, organizational knowledge transfer, parent-child linkages, entrepreneurial growth, spin-offs.

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Moving Ideas from Lab to Marketplace: A Guide to Research

Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange, Published online at EIX.org on January 31 2020, DOI: 10.32617/421-5e344b2776e50
Posted: 05 Mar 2020
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Nord Universtiy, Syracuse University and Imperial College London

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university-industry relationship; academic entrepreneurship; science commercialisation; management studies