Aggelos Tsakanikas is an Associate Professor in the field of Economic Evaluation of Systems of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director at the Laboratory of Industrial and Energy Economics, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is also heading the Entrepreneurship Observatory, at IOBE.
He has participated in various European projects in the field of innovation studies, socioeconomics research and information society. He has been working at IOBE since May 2004, being also Research Director (April 2012 to Jan 2014). He has been involved with numerous sectoral studies, studies on entrepreneurship and competitiveness and related policies. His main research interests and most of his published work lie in technology strategy, business strategy, innovation economics, entrepreneurship, and related public policies.
He has served as Vice chairman of the Hellenic Industrial Property organization. He is also a member of the Greek team that participates in the World Competitiveness Yearbook published by IMD. He is also heading the NTUA Technology Transfer Office.