This award is in recognition of a leading institution in the field for their promotion of regional issues. Previous winners of this award include: the Regional Australia Institute, Australia; the Lincoln Institute of Land and Policy, USA; the OECD Regional Team; Routledge Publishing; EUROREG, University of Warsaw, Poland; and the Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies at the University of Newcastle, UK.
On behalf of the Board of the Regional Studies Association, Simona Iammarino, LSE, UK and the Chair of Publications Committee awarded the 2020 Award to:
- Centre for Innovation Research, University of Stavanger, Norway
Marte Solheim is the Head of the Stavanger Centre for Innovation Research, University of Stavanger Business School in Norway.