Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation

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Professor Paul Trott

  • Qualifications: PhD (Cranfield) Dip M Pg Cert HE BSc
  • Role Title: Professor of Innovation Management, Head of the Strategy Enterprise and Innovation Subject Group
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844245
  • Email: paul.trott@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School

Biography

I am Professor of Innovation Management at the Business School.  I am also Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. My research explores innovation policy and how firms manage innovation. I have raised over £500,000 in research funding. Recently, I was Principal Investigator of a study exploring product development opportunities for a firm manufacturing Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) in the UK. One of my research projects helped a steel tube manufacturing firm in the UK develop a new product range to help it diversify its very narrow customer base. 

I have taught at many different universities around the world including T.U. Munich, Germany, T.U. Delft, The Netherlands, North Carolina, USA. I have successfully supervised over ten PhD research projects. I hold a PhD from Cranfield University.

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach innovation management and new product development at both undergraduate and post graduate level and have taught on a variety of courses including Product Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management.

Research

I have published over fifty articles on innovation management. My work has been published in many different journals including: R&D Management, Technovation, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Journal of Marketing Theory, International Journal of Innovation Management. My book; Innovation Management & New Product Development is now in its 5th edition and is used all over the world.

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Research profile

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