Prof. Dr. Elias G. Carayannis is Full Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, European Union Research Center, (EURC) at the School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Dr. Carayannis‘ teaching and research activities focus on the areas of strategic Government-University-Industry R&D partnerships, technology road-mapping, technology transfer and commercialization, international science and technology policy, technological entrepreneurship and regional economic development.
He has consulted for a wide variety technology-driven organizations in both government and the private sector, including the World Bank, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the US Agency for International Development, IKED, the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Technology Program, the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM), the USN CNO Office, Sandia National Laboratories New Technological Ventures Initiative, the General Electric Corporate Training & Development Center, Cowen & Co, First Albany International and others.
Dr. Carayannis has a wide range of publications in both academic and practitioner international journals. He has also published thirteen books to date on science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship with CRC Press, Praeger/Greenwood, Palgrave/MacMillan and Edward Elgar, and has several more projects under contract. He has also published working papers with the World Bank and given invited lectures on a number of occasions at the World Bank, the IADB, the European Union, and several universities. Furthermore, Dr.
Carayannis has multiple professional roles and affiliations, being Editor-in-Chief in established in international journals and book series, as well as Visiting Professor in different universities, worldwide.
Academic Profile by Prof. Dr. George M. Korres, CURDS, Newcastle University, UK.