Prof. Aggelos Tsakanikas

Assistant Professor
National Technical University of Athens

Aggelos Tsakanikas is an Associate Professor at the Laboratory of Industrial and Energy
Economics (LIEE), National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in the field of Economic
Evaluation of Systems of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also heading the
Entrepreneurship Observatory at the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research
(FEIR/IOBE), the leading private think tank for economic research in Greece. He holds a PhD in
the area of Economics of Technology and Business Strategy. His main research interests and
most of his published work are in the area of firms’ technology strategy, business strategy,
innovation economics, entrepreneurship and related public policies. In the context of his research
activity has been involved with numerous sectoral studies, quarterly reports on the Greek
Economy, studies on entrepreneurship and competitiveness, as well as studies on information
society. He has also participated in various European projects in the area of innovation studies,
socioeconomics research and information society. He teaches at the business administration
postgraduate programme “Athens MBA”. He has served as Vice chairman of the Hellenic
Industrial Property organization from 2017 to 2019.