Dr. Fabiana Visentin is an Assistant Professor at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University. Before moving to Maastricht, she worked as Senior Research Fellow at the Chair of Economics and Management of Innovation at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland. She received her Ph.D. degree in Economics and Organization from the Advanced School of Economics of Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy. She was a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland, and at the Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, USA. Her research interests focus on the microeconomics of innovation and the economics of science area. In these topics, her contributions have appeared in the American Sociological Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Research Policy, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, PlosOne, Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, and Revue Economique.