Bruno Pereira


College of Business, Government and Law

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia


I am Dr Bruno Pereira, a lecturer and researcher in innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry transformation. I have an extensive background in creating and supporting educational contents and innovation programs. In addition, I work with new technology-based firms and start-ups in diverse industries.

My research topics related to Absorptive capacity for innovation, Open innovation and collaborations, Industry transformation 4.0/5.0, Entrepreneurship and innovative firms.


Doctor of Philosophy at Griffith University, Australia (2018 - 2022)
Research Topic: Innovation in the Context of Aviation: Industry Collaboration and Value Creation with Start-ups. Key Subjects: innovation; technology; aviation; start-ups; value creation.

Doctoral degree in Business Administration at University of Brasilia, Brazil (2017 - 2021)
Research Topic: From Absorptive Capacity (ACAP) to the Creation of Innovation: a Study on New technology-based firms (NEBTs) and Start-ups. Key Subjects: absorptive capacity; innovation; new technology-based firms; start-ups; alliances; technology diversification.

Master’s degree in Business Administration at Federal University of Goiás (UFG), Brazil (2014 - 2015)
Research Topic: Characterisation of Innovation in Business Models: Applications in Air Transport. Key Subjects: innovation; business model; air transport; airlines.

MBA in Strategic Business Management at Anhanguera-Uniderp University, Brazil (2011 – 2012)
Topic: Implementation of CERNE Model in the Management of Business Incubators. Key Subjects: innovation; business incubator; technologies; start-ups; entrepreneurship.

Bachelor’s (Honours) in Business Administration at Faculdade Anhanguera de Anápolis (FAA), Brazil (2007 - 2011)
Dissertation Topic: Innovation and Organisational Culture.

Key responsibilities
  • Lecturing
  • Research
  • Innovation management
  • Industry engagement
  • Publishing
Teaching interests

My interests are innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry transformation.

Topic coordinator
BUSN2026 Entrepreneurship and Small Business