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Doutriaux, Jérôme

Doutriaux, Jérôme

Professor Emeritus
Ingénieur (Institut Catholique des Arts et Métiers), Ingénieur (École Supérieure d'Électricité), M.Sc. (Carnegie-Mellon), Ph.D. (Carnegie-Mellon)
DMS 6157
613-562-5800 x 4615
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Research Areas

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation


Professor Doutriaux's research focuses on innovation, university-industry linkages in science and technology, business incubation, high-technology entrepreneurship, regional development. His interests also include international development. His latest book deals with Knowledge Regions in North America and his most recent book chapters deal with regional innovation and incubation. His refereed articles have appeared in a variety of journals like the Journal of Business Venturing; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management; Industry and Higher Education; Local Economy; Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Canadian Public Policy; la Revue Internationale des PMEs; the Review of Economics and Statistics; the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.

Over his 34-year career at the Telfer School of Management, Professor Doutriaux has been director of its MBA program, chairman of its M.Sc. program in Systems Science, founder and associate director of its M.Eng. in Engineering Management, Associate Dean research, Associate Dean programs, and Vice Dean. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc degrees in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and two engineering degrees from France. He has worked as advisor in industrial planning for the Harvard Institute for International Development, and as a consultant for the World Bank, the Canadian International Development Agency, and several Canadian government departments. Named Professor Honorario in Perú for his support in modernizing a university business program, Dr. Doutriaux has also received the Cross of Recognition from the Government of Latvia for his contribution to developing the Riga Business School.

Professor Jérôme Doutriaux has been named Emeritus Professor at the Telfer School of Management. Professor Doutriaux retired in 2005 after 34 years with the Telfer School. He has had a highly distinguished career as a researcher, administrator and teacher. The recipient of numerous external research grants over his career, his work in the areas of science parks and innovation management has won him international recognition.

Recent Publications


Corona, L., Doutriaux, J. and Mian, S.A. Building Knowledge Regions in North America: Emerging Technology Innovation Poles. Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006.

Papers in Refereed Journals

Chamberlin, T., Doutriaux, J. and Hector, J. 2010. Business Success Factors and Innovation in Canadian Service Sectors: An Initial Investigation of Inter-sectoral Differences. The Service Industries Journal, 30(2): 225-246.

Chamberlin, T. and Doutriaux, J. 2010. Sourcing Knowledge and Innovation in a Low-Technology Industry. Industry and Innovation, 17(5): 487-510.

Mian, S., Corona, L. and Doutriaux, J. 2010. Building Knowledge Regions in Developing Nations with Emerging Innovation Infrastructure: Evidence from Mexico and Pakistan. International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, 2(4): 304-330.

Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports

Doutriaux, J. and Chamberlin, T. 2006. "Development of a Research Program to Identify and Analyse the Innovation System of the Canadian Forest Sector", -, , March.

Recent Funded Research

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2008-2009 N/A North American Research Linkages Program Grant O U PI $ 15,000
2006-2008 Strategic Research Clusters Seed Funding Program, School of Management Internationalization of Canadian SMEs R I Co-I $ 20,000
2005-2008 Strategic Research Clusters Seed Funding Program, School of Management Facteurs de succès - Entrepreneuriat local / Entrepreneuriat responsable R I Co-I $ 20,000
2001-2006 SSHRC - Major Collaborative Research Initiative Innovation Systems and Economic Development: The Role of Local and Regional Clusters. R C Co-I $ 2,500,000

*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown

**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown

Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

Recent Scholarly and Professional Academic Activities

Scholarly and Professional Academic Activities during the last 7 years
From To Activity
2006 2006 Discussant on four papers on "Policy and regulatory realms in the innovation area", Univrsities and the Powering of Knowledge: Policy, Regulation and Innovation Conference organized by the Carleton Research Unit on Innovation Science and Environment (CRUISE), Ottawa, Oct. 19-20, 2006.
2006 2006 Member of the Selection Committee for the 2006 Young Innovators Awards and the Board Chairs' Award, Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada/Réseaux de centres d'excellence du Canada, Montréal, October 18, 2006.

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