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A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Professor Stephen Roper

Professor of Enterprise at the University of Warwick and Director of ERC

Committees: Executive Committee, Executive Team
Research Theme: Organisational capital


Stephen Roper’s main research interests are in innovation, enterprise growth and development, regional development, and industrial policy evaluation. He is Director of the ESRC-funded Enterprise Research Centre which conducts policy relevant research on SME growth and development and a Co-Director of the National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise. Stephen has consulted on aspects of innovation and enterprise policy for a wide range of government agencies and the OECD.

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