General Contact

Jeanette Hvarregaard

DRUID Secretary


DRUID is associated with the journal Industry and Innovation, published by Routledge. Industry and Innovation is an international refereed journal presenting high-quality original scholarship of the dynamics of industries and innovation. Interdisciplinary in nature, Industry and Innovation is informed by, and contributes in turn to, advancing the theoretical frontier within economics, management, sociology, and economic geography. Currently in its 22nd year and with 8 annual issues, Industry and Innovation's 2014 5-year impact factor in Thomson Reuters' Social Science Citation Index was 1.094.

What is DRUID?

What is DRUID

What is DRUID?


DRUID Research

The mission of DRUID is to facilitate and disseminate premium research on innovation and structural, institutional and geographic change. DRUIDs research agenda is a better understanding of the institutional and organizational dynamics of change, at all levels of analysis: Individuals, teams, firms, projects, networks, industries and national and regional economies. DRUIDs have been highly successful in the pursuit of these themes.

DRUID research is cross-disciplinary, incorporating insights from, for example, economics, sociology, management, and economic geography. On the applied level, DRUID supports the development of policy implications and organizational or strategic recommendations while interacting with policy makers in government and managers in the business community.

During the last decades, DRUID has been associated with a range of research themes that have become widely influential, such as innovation systems, open innovation, organizational learning, firm capabilities, markets for technology, clusters, and social networks.

Currently, examples of themes that are attracting increasing attention in the DRUID community encompass creativity, entrepreneurship, knowledge search, local and global connectedness, eco-innovation, social innovation and institutional innovation.