BiographyLykke Margot Ricard is Senior Adviser on innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Science. In 2013-2016 she was Assistant Professor at Roskilde University, Department of Social Science and Business, when serving as work package leader on the LIPSE project funded by the EU FP7, which focused on Learning from Innovation in Public Sector Environments. She earned her PhD in Innovation and Technology Management from the Technical University of Denmark and holds a MSc from Copenhagen Business School.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
I mainly publish within the field of innovation management, public leadership and sociology. Innovation policy and innovation in networks is a key feature of expertise. Social network analysis and survey-based research. Network governance and aligning societal challenges with innovation effforts lays close to the heart of interest and my public service motivation.
Published: Jun 14, 2016 by Science and Public Policy
Authors: Lykke Margot Ricard
Subjects: Business, Management and Accounting, Anthropology - Soc Sci, Classical Studies, Environment and Sustainability
This paper investigates the European Technology Platforms (ETPs) supported by the European Commission (EC). It examines the role of these Platforms in shaping the trajectory of European energy technology policy, and shows that the EC’s support for the ETPs marks a change from a solely evidence-based policy approach to the use of bottom-up policies designed to mobilize human capital based on social actors’ expectations, uncertainties and visions.
Published: Apr 14, 2016 by Public Management Review
Authors: Lykke Margot Ricard; Erik Hans Klijn; Jenny M. Lewis & Tamyko Ysa
Subjects: Business, Management and Accounting, Anthropology - Soc Sci
This article explores which leadership qualities public managers regard as important for public innovation. It is based on a survey of 365 senior public managers in Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Barcelona. Five perspectives on leadership were identified and tested using a number of items.