General Contact

Jeanette Hvarregaard

DRUID Secretary


DRUID is associated with the journal Industry and Innovation, published by Routledge. Industry and Innovation has a global editorial board of distinguished innovation scholars and publishes high-quality original scholarship on tendencies in industrial dynamics, such as the emergence of new industries; restructuring of existing industries; rise of new institutional and organizational forms; globalization; and other aspects of geographical organization. Currently in its 21th year and with 8 annual issues, Industry and Innovation's 2013 impact factor in Thomson Reuters' Social Science Citation Index was 1.11.





 DRUID15 Conference, Rome


Better understanding of changes


The mission of DRUID is to establish itself as a leading European centre for research and doctoral education in industrial dynamics, based on theories of innovation, economic organization, competitive advantage, organizational competencies, economic evolution and growth.

The objective is to contribute to a better understanding of the dynamics of technical, structural and institutional change at the level of the single firm as well as at the inter-firm level and the level of the economy as a whole.

Special attention is given to fundamental trends such as the growing importance of knowledge for competitiveness, the information technology revolution, and the internationalization of the economy







Double, double toil and trouble: 
Fire, burn; and cauldron, bubble

(the famous spell chanted by the three witches 
as they mix their secret potion in William Shakespeare's 
(1564-1616) play "Macbeth", Act IV, Scene 1)


The DRUID logo is a stylized 'cauldron', often used by druids to brew magic potion. At the same time it symbolizes DRUID as an academic 'melting pot': a vibrant research network where scholars from all continents exchange and advance ideas and plans to increase the depth, coherence and relevance of  Industrial Dynamics.




The DRUID Academy Conference 2015, January 21-23. Call is available here