Professor Kevin Morgan

Regional innovation strategies is one of Kevin’s primary research interests and he has published widely on this topic since the mid-1990s. In addition to his academic work, he has also been actively involved in the worlds of policy and practice, having worked for the European Commission, the OECD and urban and regional governments throughout Europe on place-based innovation strategies. He co-authored the IACW commissioned report on innovation policy in Wales (Scoping the Future of Innovation Policy in Wales) and he is part of a Cardiff University team of researchers working on the Cardiff City Region’s Challenge Fund, which is designed to promote innovative solutions in 3 targeted fields, namely: decarbonisation, health and wellbeing, and transforming communities.