Governance, Public Innovation, and Public-Private Interactions


European Union Projects:

  • Scientific coordinator, understanding value co-creation in public services for transforming European public administrations (COVAL) (2017–21). EC. Horizon 2020.
  • Coordinator, the contribution of services to European growth and welfare and public-private innovation networks in services (ServPPIN) (2008–11). Germany, France, the UK, Austria, Spain, Norway, Denmark; Slovenia. EC. VII Framework Research Programme.
  • Innovation in public services (Publin) (2003–05) V Framework Research Programme.

Inter-American Development Bank projects:

  • Open innovation and public procurement [2021] Brazil


Innovation in public services and public-private innovation networks

  • Rubalcaba, L., & Peralta, A. (2022). Value processes and lifecycles in networks for public service innovation. Public Management Review.
  • Felix, F., & Rubalcaba, L. (2022). Combining KIBS and co-creation methods for public innovation. Foresight and STI Governance, 16(1), 42–53.
  • Merlin-Brogniart, C. Fuglsang, L., Magnussen, S., Peralta, A., Révész, Éva, Rønning, R., Rubalcaba, L., & Scupola, A. (2022). Social innovation and public service: A literature review of multi-actor collaborative approaches in five European countries Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 182(121826).
  • Peralta A., & Rubalcaba, L. (2021). Collaborative service innovation: A quantitative analysis of innovation networks in a multisectoral setting. Mathematics, 9(11), 1270.
  • Lagunes Marin, H. J., & Rubalcaba, L. (2015) External sources for innovation in public organisations. The Services Industries Journal, 35(13), 710–727.
  • Gallouj, F., Rubalcaba, L., & Windrum, P. (Eds.) (2013). Public Private Innovation Networks in Services. Edward Elgar.

Open innovation and innovation procurement

  • Zuñiga, P., Rubalcaba, L., & Fassio, R. (2021). Catapulting Innovation: Linking Open Innovation with Innovation Procurement. Inter-American Development Bank.

Public sector performance

  • Aboal, D., García-Goñi, M., Pereyra, M., Rubalcaba, L., & Zunino, G. (2020). Residential Electricity Tariffs in Uruguay: In Search for Efficiency Gains while Protecting Low-Income Households (Technical Note IDB TN 1681). Inter-American Development Bank.
  • Maroto, A., Gallego, J., & Rubalcaba, L. (2016). Publicly funded R&D for public sector performance and efficiency: Evidence from Europe. R&D Management, 46 (S2), 564–578.
  • Di Meglio, G., Stare, M., Maroto, A., & Rubalcaba, L. (2015). Public services performance: An extended framework and empirical assessment across the enlarged EU. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 33(2), 321–341.
  • Maroto, A., & Rubalcaba, L. (2012). The role of R&D in shaping public sector typologies: An European perspective. Modern Economy, 3(7), 873–883.
  • Maroto, A., & Rubalcaba, L. (2008). Structure, size and reform of the public sector in Europe. In P. Windrum & P. Koch (Eds.) Innovation in Public Sector Services (pp. 41–62). Edward Elgar.