Hugues Jeannerat is a researcher and full professor in the fields of innovation, economic geography and regional and urban economy. He has worked for more than fifteen years on regional innovation issues in Switzerland and Europe.
He has carried out numerous research projects financed in particular by the European Union, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) in multiple fields such as watchmaking, agriculture, tourism, “cleantech”, “medtech”. », The automobile industry, the media. He is also an expert in innovation policy and regional policy. In this field, he has carried out numerous study mandates for the Confederation (SECO, OFAG and SERI) and certain cantons. He also co-carried out prospective research on the future of innovation policies in Switzerland.