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Dr Emily Bacon

Dr Emily Bacon

Post Doctoral Affiliate, Business

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 987375

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Emily Bacon is a Post-Doctoral Affiliate based in the School of Management. Her PhD research focused on the conditions for knowledge transfer success within innovation ecosystems. She has published on knowledge transfer success within ecosystem partnerships and coopetitive relationships in internationally renowned academic journals utilising the analytical technique of fsQCA. Emily has attended leading academic conferences to disseminate her research. Her recent submission to the INEKA (2019) conference received an award from Technological Forecasting and Social Change. With a teaching background, she currently teaches in the School of Management at both Undergraduate and Masters level.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Open innovation
  • Business and Innovation ecosystems
  • Coopetition
  • FsQCA
  • Knowledge transfer

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate and Postgraduate – e-Business and e-Commerce, management of people and operations, information systems management, research methods.


Research projects currently focus on business-to-business relationships, particularly with regards to innovation. Continued research on the application of fsQCA to various fields including e-commerce, healthcare, and ecosystem management.

Award Highlights

INEKA Award from Technological Forecasting & Social Change (2019).


Continued relationship with Fujitsu (PhD Sponsor) with a view to formalise the relationship into a REF Impact Case Study.