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Dr Ciara Fitzgerald

Ciara Fitzgerald



Business Information Systems ORB 3.86 O'Rahilly Building Cork University Business School University College Cork

+353 21 420 5203 ORCID profile


Dr Ciara Fitzgerald is a faculty member at the Cork University Business School. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of technology innovation, entrepreneurship and strategy. Her research investigates (1) strategies used by universities and firms to manage intellectual property and the commercialisation process, (2) strategies to engage citizens and policymakers in technology assessment, and (3) exploratory and applied research of innovative health information systems. Ciara has published widely in leading journals and influential volumes such as Research Policy, Journal of Technology Transfer, Edward Elgar, Routledge and Cambridge University Press. Prior to joining UCC as a faculty member, Ciara completed a senior postdoctoral fellowship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Smurfit School of Business, UCD . She was awarded her PhD from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Ciara’s industry experience includes consulting experience at Accenture. During her time there she gained valuable experience working on a multitude of projects for clients in the financial services sector. She is Co Director of the Health Information Systems Research Centre in the Department of Business Information Systems in UCC.