Philip Nicolas Cooke

Cardiff University
Centre for Advanced Studies

Centre for Advanced Studies
Cardiff University
Cardiff, Wales
UK
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Philip Cooke is a University Research Professor in regional economic development (1991) and founding director (1993) of the Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff and Adjunct Professor in Development Studies at Aalborg University, Denmark and Toulouse University, France. His research interests lie in studies of Eco-innovation, Biotechnology, Regional Innovation Systems, Knowledge Economies, Entrepreneurship, Clusters and Networks. He is Editor of 'European Planning Studies' a monthly journal devoted to European urban and regional governance, innovation and development issues. In 2003, he was elected Academician of the UK Academy of Social Sciences. In 2004, he was made Distinguished Research Fellow (PRIME) of the University of Ottawa School of Management. He is a board member of the Canadian ISRN and Swedish CIND and CIRCLE research centres. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary PhD by the University of Lund, Sweden. He is co-editor of "Creative Cities" with Prof. Lazzeretti in 2008. He completed the NESTA UK study of Creative Clusters with L. De Propris.

Citation:
Cooke, Philip. 2010. "Regional Innovation Systems: Development Opportunities from the 'Green Turn'." Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 22 (7):831-844.
Citation:
Cooke, Philip. 2009. "The Economic Geography of Knowledge Flow Hierarchies Among Internationally Networked Medical Bioclusters: a Scientometric Analysis." Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 100 (3):332-347.
Citation:
Cooke, Philip. 2008. "Cleantech and an Analysis of the Platform Nature of Life Sciences: Further Reflections Upon Platform Policies." European Planning Studies 16 (3):357-393.

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy
Science and Technology Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory
Policy Analysis and Evaluation