Evgeny Klochikhin has recently joined the AIR Center for the Science of Science and Innovation Policy after receiving his PhD from the Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester (UK). His dissertation aims to analyse innovation and nanotechnology policy of emerging markets, identify its weak spots and elaborate certain policy recommendations for improving policy making and implementation mechanisms. Evgeny’s wider research interests are science and innovation policy, nanotechnology, policy dynamics, international collaboration, people-centric approaches to the study of science and innovation policy and management, interrelation between innovation and broader development issues, growth and change in emerging markets, national innovation systems and technology foresight. His previous work experience include positions of a researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Manchester, press officer of the President of European Jewish Congress and Assistant to the Rector of MGIMO-University. Evgeny has published in Research Policy, Review of Policy Research, European Journal of Development Research, Science and Public Policy, International Journal of Economics and Business Research, and others. In his present capacity he contributes to the development and justification of new and innovative methods of evidence-based science and innovation policy making.