Salvatore Torrisi is Professor of Management at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics (DEMS) of the University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) where he coordinates the Management Division. He has directed the PhD Program in General Management at the University of Bologna and he is currently responsible for the core course in Economics and Management of Innovation.
He graduated from Bocconi University in Italy (Major: Economics) and obtained a PhD from the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex in the UK. He is Associate editor of Economia and Politica Industriale/Journal of Industrial and Business Economics and serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the European Management Review.
He is Affiliate to ICRIOS-Bocconi University of Milan and serves as Secretary General of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP).
He has been Visiting professor at the Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, the School of Economics, Wuhan University of Technology in China, and the Faculty of Applied Economics, University of Antwerp in Belgium. He is Adjunct Professor at the Jiangsu University in China.
He has participated in various national and international research projects sponsored by the European Commission, the Alfred Sloan Foundation, UNDP, European Investment Bank and the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).
His research focuses on the economics and management of innovation, competitive strategy, technology transfer and entrepreneurship, markets for technology.