- DMS 6113
- 613-562-5800 x 4925
- Entrepreneurship Policy
- Impact Measurement
- Impact Measurement
- Innovation Policy
- Technology & Innovation Management
- Technology Entrepreneurship
Sandra Schillo focuses her research on improved methodologies relating to the measurement of innovation, entrepreneurship and their impact.
Dr. Schillo has research and professional experience in the areas of science and technology, research and innovation management and entrepreneurship. Her professional work experience includes work completed for Industry Canada and many science based departments and agencies of the Canadian federal government.
Dr. Schillo completed her doctoral studies at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, University of Kiel, Germany. She obtained her Masters' degree in Engineering Management from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, majoring in corporate strategy and specializing in innovation management and technology transfer.
Publications during the last 7 years
Chapters in Books
Schillo, R.S. Entrepreneurial Orientation and Company Performance: Can the Academic Literature Guide Managers? . In McPhee, C.. Most Popular Articles: Best of TIM Review. Ottawa, ON, Canada: Talent First Network (Carleton University), 2016.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Schillo, R.S. and Kinder, J.S. 2017. Delivering on societal impacts through open innovation: a framework for government laboratories. Journal of Technology Transfer.
Persaud, A. and Schillo, R.S. 2017. Purchasing organic products: role of social context and consumer innovativeness. Marketing Intelligence and Planning, 35(1): 130-146.
Schillo, R.S. and Isabelle, D. 2017. Linking Advanced Biofuel Policies with Stakeholder Interests - A framework and methodology building on Quality Function Deployment. Energy Policy, 100(January): 126-137.
Schillo, R.S., Persaud, A. and Jin, M. **. 2016. Entrepreneurial readiness in the context of national institutional environments. Small Business Economics, 46(4): 619-637.
Pries, F., Talebi, A.**, Schillo, R.S. and Lemay, M.A. **. 2016. Risks affecting the biofuels industry: A US and Canadian company perspective. Energy Policy, 97(October): 93-101.
Schillo, R.S. 2016. Research-based Spin-Offs as Agents in the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. Journal of Technology Transfer.
Schillo, R.S. 2014. Commercialization and Public Good: Conflict, Complement, or Critical Component?. Technology Innovation Management Review, 4(7): 27-35.
Schillo, R.S. 2011. Entrepreneurial Orientation and Company Performance: Can the Academic Literature Guide Managers? . Technology Innovation Management Review, pp. 20-25.
Invited Contributions and/or Technical Reports
Aidis, R., Schillo, R.S. and Brand, S. 2016. "Developing uniform measurements for women's leadership in venture capital fund portfolios", Report Submitted to the Kauffman Foundation, n/a.
Schillo, R.S. 2012. "Open Innovation at Natural Resources Canada", n/a.
Schillo, R.S. 2011. "Overview of International Practices for Stimulating Innovation and Commercialization", n/a.
Schillo, R.S. 2010. "Intellectual Property in Procurement Contracts - Analysis of the Use of Crown Ownership Exceptions", n/a.
Castle, D. and Schillo, R.S. 2010. "Corporate Mergers and Acquisition in the Ottawa High Technology Sector", n/a.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2017-2020||SSHRC Insight Grant||Assessing the Readiness of Canadian Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises to Leverage Big Data Analytics||R||C||Co-PI||$ 119,000|
|2017||Kauffman Foundation||Research grant contract currently under negotiation||R||F||Co-PI||$ 91,800|
|2017||Agriculture and AGRI-Food Canada||Options for S&T collaboration metrics||R||G||PI||$ 11,500|
|2017||SSHRC - Knowledge Synthesis Grant||Big Data Analytics (BDA): Accelerating Innovation and Value Creation||R||C||Co-PI||$ 25,000|
|2016-2018||SSHRC Insight Development Grant||New innovation indicators - integrating survey methodology with web-based data analytics||R||C||PI||$ 67,050|
|2016||Kauffman Foundation||Measuring Women's Leadership in Venture Capital Fund Portfolios||R||F||Co-I||$ 27,000|
|2014||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Telfer-Fraunhofer Joint Research Meeting - R&D Efficiency||R||I||PI||$ 3,000|
|2013-2015||Telfer-Sprott Research Fund||Applying QFD to Science, Technology and Innovation Policy||R||I||Co-PI||$ 10,000|
|2013-2014||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Fraunhofer-Telfer Workshop - The Science Systems in Canada and Germany: Structures, Policies and Changes||R||I||PI||$ 2,000|
|2013-2014||Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)||Development of spin-off companies from publicly funded research organizations (UROP 2013 - Filipus Tjong)||R||I||PI||$ 500|
|2012-2015||BioFuelNet Canada||Knowledge translation - Positioning biofuel R&D for enhanced use in policy, regulation, practice and commercialization (with Prof. Pries, U Guelph)||R||C||Co-PI||$ 75,000|
|2012-2013||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Methodological limitations of measuring innovation impact in the literature||R||I||PI||$ 1,980|
*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