Techno-economic analysis of firms, analysis of industrial clusters, technological change, contract auctions


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2002, Main Researcher of the theme Innovation and Digital Transformation at CIRANO, Catherine Beaudry is Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. She holds the Canada Tier I Research Chair in the Creation, Development and Commercialization of Innovation (Innovation Chair) at Polytechnique Montréal and leads the Partnership for the Organization of Innovation and New Technologies (4POINT0). She is also a member of the Board of Directors and Program Committee of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), a member of the Board of Directors of QuébecInnove, a member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST), an associate professor at UQAM and a founding member of the "Global Young Academy".

Catherine Beaudry is a Rhodes Scholar and holds a Ph.D. and Master's Degree in Economics from Oxford University. From her studies in electrical engineering specializing in space technology, she kept a deep interest in technology, science and innovation.

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CIRANO Publications by Catherine Beaudry

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Le Québec économique 9 : Perspectives et défis de la transformation numérique

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Benoit Dostie, Genevieve Dufour, Fabiano Armellini, Benoit Aubert, Catherine Beaudry, Conrad Boton, Simon Bourdeau, Mario Bourgault, Bryan Campbell, Pierre Cléroux, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Patrick Cohendet, Marie Connolly, Christophe Danjou, Daniel Forgues, Luc Godbout, Pierre Hadaya, Ben Hadj, Catherine Haeck, Georges Hage, Ivanka Iordanova, Daniel J. Caron, Carolyn J. Hatch, Laurent Joblot, Michel Magnan, Philippe Marchildon, Robert Normand, Ingrid Peignier, Robert Pellerin, Nathalie Perrier, Giulia Piantoni, Érik Poirier, Louis Rivest, Michael Robert-Angers, Annie Royer, Laurent Simon, Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Dalibor Stevanovic, Nasrin Sultana, Ekaterina Turkina, Luc Vinet, Thierry Warin, Majlinda Zhegu and 39 other authors

Innovation and Digital Transformation

Le Québec économique 9 - Chapitre 4 - Les technologies et les politiques publiques en appui à l’essor de l’intelligence artificielle

Catherine Beaudry, Georges Hage, Giulia Piantoni and Laurence Solar-Pelletier

Innovation and Digital Transformation

Le Québec économique 9 - Chapitre 6 - Collaboration et innovation : comment la transformation numérique change la donne

Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Catherine Beaudry and Majlinda Zhegu

Innovation and Digital Transformation

Le Québec économique 9 - Chapitre 18 - L’aérospatiale numérique au Québec : un écosystème innovant au cœur des enjeux de la société

Fabiano Armellini, Catherine Beaudry, Mario Bourgault, Patrick Cohendet, Laurent Simon, Laurence Solar-Pelletier, Nasrin Sultana, Ekaterina Turkina and 3 other authors

Innovation and Digital Transformation

External Publications

IDEAS/RePEc Publications

Seyed Reza Mirnezami & Catherine Beaudry (2022) - Does Experiencing International Research Collaboration Permanently Affect the Impact of Scientific Production? Evidence from Africa
[Research Collaboration and Productivity: Is There Correlation?]

Aksoy, Arman Y. & Pulizzotto, Davide & Beaudry, Catherine (2022) - University-Industry partnerships in the smart specialisation era

Catherine Beaudry & Thierry Burger-Helmchen & Patrick Cohendet (2022) - Innovation Policies and Practices within Innovation Ecosystems

Catherine Beaudry & Thierry Burger-Helmchen & Patrick Cohendet (2021) - Editorial: Innovation policies and practices within innovation ecosystems

Gita Ghiasi & Catherine Beaudry & Vincent Larivière & Carl St-Pierre & Andrea Schiffauerova & Matthew Harsh (2021) - Who profits from the Canadian nanotechnology reward system? Implications for gender-responsible innovation

Arman Yalvac Aksoy & Catherine Beaudry (2021) - How are companies paying for university research licenses? Empirical evidence from university-firm technology transfer

Leila Tahmooresnejad & Catherine Beaudry & Seyed Reza Mirnezami (2021) - The Study of Network Effects on Research Impact in Africa

Catherine Beaudry & Thierry Burger-Helmchen & Patrick Cohendet (2021) - Editorial : Innovation policies and practices within innovation ecosystems

Seyed Reza Mirnezami & Catherine Beaudry & Leila Tahmooresnejad (2020) - The effect of collaboration with top-funded scholars on scientific production

Heidi Prozesky & Catherine Beaudry (2019) - Mobility, Gender and Career Development in Higher Education: Results of a Multi-Country Survey of African Academic Scientists

CIRANO Projects

Measuring the maturity and digital transformation of the city of Laval

Catherine Beaudry, Fabiano Armellini, Christophe Danjou, Elaine Mosconi, Mehdi Rhaiem

Innovation, Digital Transformation, Municipal Affairs

Accompaniment and scientific consultation mandate CIRANO barometer of innovation in Quebec

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Catherine Beaudry, Benoit Dostie, Pierre Mohnen, Sophie Osotimehin, Genevieve Dufour, Carole Vincent

Innovation, Economy, Human Capital, Human Resources, Labour Market

How do AI-based inventions classified as “innovation process” affect productivity in Quebec’s manufacturing plants

Vers une meilleure compréhension de la transformation numérique optimisée par l’IA et de ses implications pour les PME manufacturières au Canada - Une recherche qualitative exploratoire - Publié le March 11, 2022

Catherine Beaudry, Amir Taherizadeh

Digital Transformation, Innovation