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Merrick School of Business

Tiago Ratinho

Tiago Ratinho, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Office: Business Center 503
Phone: 410.837.5864
E-mail: tratinho@ubalt.edu

    Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Twente
  • M.S., Technical University of Lisbon
  • B.S., University of Evora

Tiago joined the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore in 2013. He holds a PhD from the University of Twente having defended his thesis on the impact of business incubation in 2011. His research interests are in the fields of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Technology Transfer. Tiago graduated in Industrial Engineering (Évora) and holds a MSc in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology (Lisbon). His research has been published in international journals (e.g. Technovation) and international conferences (e.g. Academy of Management Meetings, Babson College Research Conference on Entrepreneurship). Check my Google Scholar page at http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=9eQ0_s0AAAAJ

Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Hitt, M., & Ratinho, T. (2011). The multifaceted effects of institutions on firm strategies and entrepreneurial actions (abstract). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Ratinho, T. (2010). Towards a distinction between technology incubators and non-technology incubators: can they contribute to economic growth?.

Refereed Journal Articles

Ratinho, T., & Benneworth, P. (2014). Reframing the role of knowledge parks and science cities in knowledge based urban development. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. in press.

Bruneel, J., Ratinho, T., Clarysse, B., & Groen, A. (2012). The Evolution of Business Incubators: comparing demand and supply of business incubation services across different incubator generations. Technovation. 32(2). 110-121.

Ratinho, T., & Henriques, E. (2010). The role of science parks and business incubators in converging countries: Evidence from Portugal. Technovation. 30(4). 278-290.

Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Ratinho, T. (2013). Book review" Indispensable-When leaders really matter, G. Mukunda. Harvard Business Review Press, Boston, 301 p.. Scandinavian journal of management. 29. 325–326.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2013). Business Incubators:(How) Do They Help Their Tenants?. New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millenium. 10. 161–182.

Amezcua, A. S., Ratinho, T., & Jayamohan, P. (2013). Performance differentials of agglomeration and strategic groups: a test of incubation and new venture strategy. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Benneworth, P., & Ratinho, T. (2013). Regional innovation culture in an age of globalisation-towards culture 2.0?. University of Tampere, Finland.

Ratinho, T. (2013). Technology management: activities and tools. Technological forecasting and social change. 81. 403–404.

Benneworth, P., & Ratinho, T. (2012). Back to the future of high-technology fantasies? Reframing the role of knowledge parks and science cities in innovation based economic development.

Amezcua, A. S., & Ratinho, T. (2012). Entrepreneurial strategic groups: how clustering helps nascent firms. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Kraaijenbrink, J., Ratinho, T., & Groen, A. (2012). Planning the unknown: the simultaneity of predictive and non-predictive entrepreneurial strategies. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Englis, B. G., Englis, P. D., Ratinho, T., & Groen, A. J. (2012). Survival and growth of high tech knowledge intensive firms: the impact of the VOC in business planning. International Product Development Management Conference (IPDMC).

Englis, P. D., Englis, B. G., Ratinho, T., & Groen, A. (2011). An Ear to the Ground: The Role of the Voice-of-the-Consumer in Firm Survival for Startups.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2011). Are Technology Business Incubators Different? An Examination of Service Portfolios And Selection Strategies. Are They Helping? An Examination of Business Incubators’ Impact on Tenant Firms. 73.

Benneworth, P., & Ratinho, T. (2011). Back to the future of high technology fantasies?: reframing the role of knowledge parks.

Kraaijenbrink, J., Ratinho, T., & Groen, A. (2011). Planning effectual growth: a study of effectuations and causation in nascent firms.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2011). The role of Business Iincubators in Facilitating Firm Development. Are They Helping? An Examination of Business Incubators’ Impact on Tenant Firms. 134.

Bruneel, J., Ratinho, T., Clarysse, B., & Groen, A. (2010). An Assessment of Evolving Business Incubators’ Value Proposition. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference. 37.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2010). Are Business Incubators helping? The role of BIs in facilitating tenants’ development. Academy of Management Meeting.

Bruneel, J., Ratinho, T., Clarysse, B., & Groen, A. (2010). Are they really helping?: an assessment of evolving business incubators’ value proposition.

Grigorian, A., Ratinho, T., & Harms, R. (2010). Business Incubators: Creation of a Fit in Armenia. High Technology Small Firms Conference.

Ogenio, T., Ratinho, T., & Harms, R. (2010). Co-Solving Entrepreneurial Problems within Business Incubators: summary. High Technology Small Firms Conference.

Kraaijenbrink, J., & Ratinho, T. (2010). Effectuation, causation, and firm growth: a study of written business plans of micro and small firms.

Englis, P. D., Ratinho, T., Englis, B. G., & Harms, R. (2010). Extensiveness of business planning and firm survival: an examination into the drivers of success and survival for knowledge intensive start-up firms. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2010). Towards a distinction between technology incubators and non-technology incubators: can they contribute to economic growth?. RENT Conference.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2009). Business support within business incubators. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Ratinho, T., Harms, R., & Groen, A. (2009). Technology business incubators as engines of growth: Towards a distinction between technology incubators and non-technology incubators. RENT Conference.

Presentations

Ratinho, T. Yes "Causal and Creative Modes of Entrepreneurial Strategizing: A Content Analysis of Business Plans of Small and Micro Firms.," Boston, MA. (2012).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Entrepreneurial Strategic Groups: How clustering helps nascent firms," Fort Worth, TX. (2012).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Planning the Unknown: The Simultaneity of Predictive and Non-Predictive Entrepreneurial Strategies," Fort Worth, TX. (2012).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Ranking Technology Entrepreneurship journals," Hsinchu, Taiwan. (2012).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Planning effectual growth: a study of effectuations and causation in nascent firms," Syracuse, NY. (2011).

Ratinho, T. Yes "An Ear to the Ground: The Role of the Voice-of-the-Consumer in Firm Survival for Startups," Stockholm, Sweden. (2011).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Back to the future of high technology fantasies?: reframing the role of knoledge parks," STEPI International Symposium, Seoul, Korea. (2011).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Are they really helping? An assessment of evloving business incubators' value proposition," Lausanne, Switzerland. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Extensiveness of business planning and firm survival: an examination into the drivers of success and survival for knowldge intensive start-up firms," Lausanne, Switzerland. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Co-Solving Entrepreneurial Problems within Business Incubators: summary," Enschde, the Netherlands. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Are Business Incubators helping? The role of BIs in facilitating tenants' development," Montreal, Canada. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Effectuation, causation, and firm growth: a study of written business plans of micro and small firms," Maastricht, the Netherlands. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Extensiveness of Business Planning and Firm Performce: An Examination into the Drivers of Success and Survival for Startup Firms," Maastricht, the Netherlands. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Business Incubators: Creation of a Fit in Armenia," Enschede, the Netherlands. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Incubation centers: comparing their support portfolio and the assessment of tenant companies," University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. (2010).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Technology Business Incubators as Engines of Growth: Towards a distinction between Technology Incubators and Non-Technology Incubators," Budapest, Hungary. (2009).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Business Suppoert within Business Incubators," Babson Park, MA. (2009).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Business support within business incubators," Enschede, the Netherlands. (2009).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Business incubators: (how) do they help their tenants," Manchester, UK. (2009).

Ratinho, T. Yes "Technology Business Incubators as Engines of Growth: Towards a distinction between Technology Incubators and Non-Technology Incubators," University of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. (2009).

Research in Progress

"Academics motivations for U-I interactions"
Based on a database of social science researchers, we explore their motivations for outside academia interactions.

"Business Incubation Theory"
We use Agency-Theory to craft research propositions and advance a general theory for Business Incubators.

"Entrepreneurial Strategic Groups and Agglomeration Economies"
Understanding the effects of the strategic choice of being incubated combined with the environmental conditions.

"Entrepreneurial Strategies"
Exploring Entrepreneurial Strategy taxonomies using the Business Plan Archive - database of 500 business plans presented to VCs between 1999-2007