Michael is a biologist with subsequent degrees in Technology and Innovation Management (MSc with Distinction), and Science and Technology Policy (D.Phil).
He currently is principle investigator and co-investigator on interdisciplinary research projects employing mixed method approaches to undestand innovation processes in complex inter-organsational contexts.
Michael's projects often focus on the study of biomedical innovation systems, whether for products (e.g. drugs) or services (e.g. diagnostic testing), which tend to involve networks of organisations spanning the public and private sectors.
From 2004-2006 Michael was a Research Fellow of the Economic & Social Research Council and Medical Research Council.