Xiaolan Fu

Xiaolan Fu is Founding Director of the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD),
Professor of Technology and International Development, University of Oxford.

Xiaolan Fu’s research interests include innovation and technology policy and management; trade, foreign direct investment and economic development. Her current research concerns innovation collaboration, digital technologies and inclusive development, knowledge transfer within and between organisations, and green innovation policy. She is appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to the Governing Council of the Technology Bank of the UN and to the Ten-Member High Level Advisory Group of the UN Technology Facilitation Mechanism. Her recent books include Innovation Under the Radar, China’s Path to Innovation, China’s Role in Global Economic Recovery, and The Rise of Technological Power in the South. Prof Fu has received the EFMD Gate2Growth 2005 ‘European Best Paper’ Award, 2017 EURAM Annual Conference Best Paper Award, 2018 International Business Review Best Journal Paper Award. She has been awarded research grants from the ESRC, EPSRC, DFID, British Academy, and European Commission.

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