Andrew James is a Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Policy and Management and a member of the Manchester Institute of Innovation and Research at MBS. His research and teaching interests focus on corporate technology strategy, innovation management and science and technology policy, as well as business strategy. He has engaged in research and consultancy with companies from a diverse range of sectors including chemicals, industrial electronics and pharmaceuticals but his particular focus is on the industrial and technological dynamics of the defence, security and aerospace sectors.
In the defence and security field, he has held a number of international advisory positions including membership of the European Union Institute for Security Studies Independent Expert Working Group on the European Commission's Green Paper on Defence Procurement and he was External Expert on defence matters and Rapporteur to the European Union Research Advisory. In May 2000, he was invited to brief the US Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Affairs on the health of the US defence industrial base and the prospects for transatlantic defence industrial integration. Andrew has been an invited speaker on defence, security and counter terrorism science and technology policy and corporate strategy issues at conferences organised by, amongst others, the Royal United Services Institute, NATO, the Atlantic Council of the United States, the SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik/American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, L'Ecole de l'Air, Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, the Italian Istituto Affari Internationale and the Australian Defence Force Academy. In 2004, he directed a NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Science and Technology Policies for the Anti-Terrorism Era and, in 2005, he organised a European Commission PRIME-funded workshop on Defence R&D in the Innovation System.
Andrew's research and teaching interests focus on corporate technology strategy, innovation management and science and technology policy, as well as business strategy. His work on the defence and aerospace sectors and defence, security and counter terrorism science and technology policy seeks to apply models and concepts from these academic disciplines.
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Edler, J., & James, A. D. (2015). Understanding the emergence of new science and technology policies: Policy entrepreneurship, agenda setting and the development of the European Framework Programme
. Research Policy
, 1252-1265. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2014.12.008
. Publication link: 7b18bf23-6779-416a-a0ae-f25d5f1b6f92
James, A. D., Gee, S., Love, J. H., Roper, S., & Willis, J. (2014). Small firm-large firm relationships and the implications for small firm innovation: what do we know?
(Enterprise Research Centre working paper series; No. 9). Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK.. Publication link: 28337d67-c2f9-41bb-9362-8355020dba80
James, A. D., & Thomas, D. (2014). Opening up secret science: negotiating boundaries between the military and "non traditional" sources of knowledge. In host publication.
. Publication link: ee087f65-e21f-4a1b-b381-fa0b9410a1bb
James, A. D., Chan, A., Erice, O., Siriwardena, A. K., & Bruce, J. I. E. (2013). Glycolytic ATP fuels the plasma membrane calcium pump critical for pancreatic cancer cell survival
. Journal of Biological Chemistry
(50), 36007-36019. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M113.502948
. Publication link: 8ad2e9d7-e455-4d09-a32d-e1f022eed4f2
James, A. D. (2011). The Changing Nature of the Defence Industry and the Defence Innovation System: Organisational Actors, Relationships and System Boundaries
University of Manchester. Publication link: 1d04e873-a429-4a3c-a076-d36eeee9aef6
James, A. D., Miles, I., Auffermann, B. (Ed.), & Kaskinen, J. (Ed.) (2011). Using scenarios to characterise complex policy interrelationships: the SANDERA project. In Security in Futures – Security in Change: Proceedings of the Conference “Security in Futures – Security in Change".
(Vol. eBOOK 5/2011, pp. 154-167). Turku, Finland: Finland Futures Research Centre. . Publication link: ab35ef35-f607-45d8-ab33-311c000b031b
James, A., & Trybus, . U. (2010). Study on State Control of Strategic Defence Assets
. (FINAL REPORT to DG Enterprise, Tender no ENTR/09/019). Manchester: Manchester Institute of Innovation Research.. Publication link: 68aa865d-190f-4092-b829-fbe056b0273f
James, A. (2009). Study on the Industrial Implications of the Blurring of the Dividing Lines between Defence and Security
. Brussels: European Commission.. Publication link: c900d674-f569-4696-b939-ef4eabcebe75
James, A., Teichler, T., & Tan, A. T. H. (Ed.) (2009). Post Cold War defence procurement in Europe. In The Global Arms Trade: A Handbook.
(pp. 133-150). Abingdon: Routledge. . Publication link: 7759cf3e-8d0a-415b-946b-f2b3d4d9cff4
Hall, P., & James, A. (2009). Industry structure and innovation in the U.K defense sector
. Economics of Peace and Security Journal
(1), 23-29. . Publication link: 0512cac5-909b-412c-9922-e65e074b2b36
James, A. D., & Alcaro, R. (Ed.) (2008). Accessing the US defence market: a European perspective. In Re-Launching the Transatlantic Security Partnership.
(pp. 75-84). Rome: Istituto Affari Internazionali. . Publication link: 257eeecd-9d32-451b-ad3d-91d3123cfd50
James, A. D., Hartley, K., Lazaric, N., & Gasparini, G. (2008). Study on How to Measure the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Defence Technological and Industrial Base in Europe
. European Defence Agency.. Publication link: b4904529-bfe7-476d-b1cd-937745bdfaac
Gamlen, P., James, A., & Allen, J. (2007). Formal versus informal knowledge networks: challenges for R&D management
. R&D Management
(3), 179-196. . Publication link: cb84394e-a546-4414-9e72-0eb075720b6b
James, A. (2005). Network Enabled Capability, Disruptive Technologies and Long-Term Change in the UK Defence Industry. In host publication.
. Publication link: 5b9dcb10-42e6-47e9-9a0c-2dd9bea13758
James, A. (2005). Defence R&D in the UK National Innovation System: continuity and change. In host publication.
The British Council / Foreign and Commonwealth Office. . Publication link: 95d4dbd7-fb78-4638-a850-5c21c9627e3a
James, A. (2005). European Military Capabilities: the defense industry and the future shape of armaments cooperation
. Unknown Journal
. . Publication link: ea764fe3-2b43-4419-864e-2588e34e654c
James, A. (2004). The Defense Industry and Transformation: a European perspective. In host publication.
Washington DC: John Hopkins University. . Publication link: d3d20c9a-47c4-43db-ae25-0e507d17bdc7
James, A. (2004). European Defense R&T Co-operation: a work in progress. In host publication.
Washington DC: John Hopkins University. . Publication link: e2e9369e-5601-4958-a596-7f606129eb32
James, A. (2004). US Military Transformation: European responses and the lessons for the Asia Pacific region. In host publication.
. Publication link: 37f87eb8-65a6-4d7b-a5ee-93fa72cb949c
James, A. (2004). Delivering Network Enabled Capability: industrial, procurement and policy challenges for the UK [FIND Programme Report]
. FOA Defence Research Establishment.. Publication link: 49492390-30c6-40ac-ae12-dbc10ccf1679
James, A. (2004). US Defence R&D Spending: an analysis of the impacts [rapporteur's report for the EURAB working group ERA Scope and Vision]
. No publisher name.. Publication link: 15dca6ba-19a4-47cf-961e-ff5c002c602f
James, A. (2004). The Evolution of Anglo-French Armaments Co-operation - from Jaguar to the CVF. In host publication.
Paris: CNRS Editions. . Publication link: 82fa759c-073c-42b9-b6cc-81c347e564bf
James, A. (2004). Network Enabled Capability: disruptive technologies and long-term change in the defence industry. In host publication.
. Publication link: 5f81c335-5af1-4795-8f99-960bd55433cc
James, A. (2003). Closing the NATO Capabilities Gap: challenges for the European defence industry. In host publication.
Washington DC: The Atlantic Council of the United States. . Publication link: 821017b1-aedd-423e-848c-6998b7f62bf3
James, A. (2003). Place and Role of Technology in Framing the Balance of Power on the International Scene. In host publication.
. Publication link: 077e6d08-f0b6-463c-ad6e-080c834cce20
James, A. (2003). The Current State of European Co-operation in the Field of Armaments. In host publication.
Rome: Artistic & Publishing Company. . Publication link: f620efab-9ddc-4597-8bb2-3e9c59abf398
James, A. (2003). UK Government Policy Towards Missile Defence - Step-by-Step Towards Active Participation? In host publication.
. Publication link: b7db47b2-8b3a-4850-af1e-304f2af294ac
James, A. (2002). Comparing European Responses to Defence Industry Globalisation. In host publication.
Washington DC: The Atlantic Council of the United States. . Publication link: ce810a3f-3df1-422b-b819-3921d316e15e
James, A., & Gee, S. (2002). Turning Information into Money: the practical implications of knowledge management
. (A paper presented at the Technology Strategy Forum meeting in September 2002.). No publisher name.. Publication link: c34903d3-b1d5-40f8-a9a4-bb2a0e3f1b53
Howells, J., James, A., & Malik, K. (2002). The Sourcing of Technological Knowledge: distributed innovation processes and dynamic change. In host publication.
. Publication link: c37a79cb-cd26-413a-b8b9-ce45a3a97cbd
James, A., Rod, C., & Randles, S. (2002). Healthy business? Capabilities, Complexity and Restructuring in Pharmaceuticals
. Unknown Journal
. . Publication link: 73349f1c-5989-43bc-9b21-2b2741537cc7
Howells, J., & James, A. (2001). Global Companies and Local Markets: the internationalisation of product design and development activities. In host publication.
London: Palgrave. . Publication link: 35e6fa31-05a9-476f-95a6-251114dbc374
James, A. (2001). Defence Industry Consolidation and Post-merger Management: lessons from the United States
. Unknown Journal
. . Publication link: 62e60704-1deb-40a8-be32-79da1d2f170e
James, A. (2001). The Defence Industry and Globalisation - Challenging Traditional Structures
. (FOA - R; Vol. 00-01698-170). FOA Defence Research Establishment.. Publication link: b0cf85ae-b763-41ba-aac8-e9efcffe114f
James, A. (2000). Knowledge and capabilities - a new view of the firm. In host publication.
London, NY: Manchester University Press. . Publication link: 8f7f11a8-6fe4-4c4d-b67e-ae70878d4589
James, A. (2000). Medium Sized Defence Electronics Companies and US Defence Industry Restructuring
. FOA Swedish Defence Research Establishment.. Publication link: f0792d1f-5104-450f-8ce7-0567d9bb254c
Howells, J., James, A., & Malik, K. (2000). Distributed Innovation Processes and the Sourcing of Technological Knowledge: developing a decision support framework for companies
. Unknown Journal
. . Publication link: cde1016c-7a82-48f2-aa9d-cb8b1b100f8c
James, A. (1999). Post-merger Strategies of the Leading US Defence Aerospace Companies [FIND Programme User Report]
. (FOA - R; Vol. 98-00941-170). FOA Defence Research Establishment.. Publication link: 1d4ab243-2498-4106-8c25-f9e1c3114f24
Metcalfe, S., James, A. D., Georghiou, L., & Stanley Metcalfe, J. (1998). Integrating technology into merger and acquisition decision making
(8-9), 563-573. . Publication link: d212834d-08e0-413f-bdd5-04d81cf7988a