Dr. Suma Athreye


  Dr. Suma Athreye

  Adjunct Fellow,M.A.,Ph.D

Suma Athreye, Professor of International Strategy at Brunel Business School and the Founding Director of the Centre on International Business and Strategy in Emerging Markets at Brunel University. Her research focuses on technology management in developed and emerging economies, including research on the technology-related activities of MNES, as well as the technology licensing behaviour of firms. Some of her well cited publications are on knowledge markets and the growth of international licensing, foreign investment into India, the growth of the Cambridge high tech cluster, the software and pharmaceutical industries in India and the internationalization of Chinese and Indian firms. Additionally, She has won several grants for her research which has also been recognized by the media both nationally and internationally.

Research area(s)

  • Growth of technology based firms
  • Internationalisation of technology based firms
  • Internationalisation of R&D and technology outsourcing by large firms
  • Trade and investment policies and the development of national technological capability

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