Etienne Vignola-Gagné

Research Analyst

Etienne Vignola-Gagné, DPhil, has 10 years of experience as an analyst of public policy, innovation systems and organizational change. He has led in-depth case studies of major biomedical innovation initiatives and policies, conducting hundreds of expert interviews with researchers, policymakers, industry representatives and others along the way. He has conducted mandated enquiries for Canadian, German and European agencies, focused on improving public policy in areas such as patenting and innovation in genomics, changing professional trajectories in the life sciences, or issues in the bibliometric evaluation of the social sciences and humanities. He has published or co-authored scientific contributions in venues such as Science and Public Policy, the Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society or Scientometrics. Etienne holds a doctoral degree in political science from the University of Vienna, with prior training in science and technology studies and urban studies. 


DPhil Political Science, Institute of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria
MSc Urban Studies, Université du Québec - Institut national de la recherche (INRS), Canada
BA Science, Technology and Society, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada