Professor Ammon Salter
(Strategy & International Business Group)
(Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group)

Ammon Salter is a Professor of Technology and Innovation Management. His research focuses on open and distributed models of innovation, R&D decision-making, social networks and innovation, and university-industry collaboration.

His research has been published widely, in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Research Policy, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and California Management Review. His research has been highly cited, receiving over 30k Google Citations, and received numerous awards, including Strategic Management Journal 2021 Dan and Mary Lou Schendel Best Paper Prize. He is a co-editor of Research Policy and an associate editor at Industrial and Corporate Change. He has also been a PI or CI on several million pounds of external research funding, from the ESRC, EPSRC and European Commission. He holds an honorary position as a Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge and is a member of the Expert Council for the Innovation and Research Caucus.

His research typically involves engagement with policy and practice through collaborative projects with industrial and governmental partners. He has collaborated on projects with the BEIS/DIST, Innovate UK, Research England, HM Treasury, and the European Commission. His industry partners have included Arup, WS Atkins, IBM, CiteAb, and a range of other organisations.

Research Interests

Innovation management, open innovation, R&D project selection, innovation and social networks, and university-industry collaboration.