Affiliate researcher for the Chair Innovation and Regulation of Digital Services in- 2012-2015, Elisa Salvador holds an International PhD in “Institutions, Economics & Law (IEL)” from the University of Turin (Italy).
She has worked for the Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 2001 on several projects focused on innovation policies. In 2005 she won the Italian National Research Council (CNR) award “Promotion of Research 2005”, Project for young researchers, with the research project “The financing of research spin-off firms: an analysis of the Italian case”. She recently collaborated with the Polytechnique of Turin (Italy) on the European project “Open Innovation in Alpine SMEs (OPEN-ALPS)”, with the Chaire Entrepreneuriat of the Business School ESCP Europe as well as with the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Amérique Latine Europe of the Business School ESCP Europe. Her research focused on R&D and innovation in cultural and creative industries. She published several scientific papers on research spin-offs, science parks, incubators and SMEs.
In 2017, she is teaching at ESSCA