Cristina Sousa is Assistant Professor at Universidade Portucalense (UPT) and director and researcher at REMIT – Research on Economics, Management and Information Technologies. She is also Researcher at Dinâmia’CET-IUL (Instituto Universitário de Lisboa - ISCTE-IUL). She has a Master’s degree in Economics and Management of Science and Technology and a PhD in Economics, both from ISEG/UTL (Lisbon, Portugal). Her research interests include the following topics: innovation processes and their socio-economic effects; the creation and circulation of knowledge, namely the dynamics of knowledge and innovation networks; entrepreneurship; and the transition to sustainable systems. She has collaborated on several research projects, particularly in the areas of entrepreneurship in knowledge-intensive sectors, social innovation and entrepreneurship, international knowledge transfer, circular economy and energy system transitions.