Dr. Eric Archambault
Eric Archambault is one of the world's top experts in R&D, innovation measurement and evaluation techniques. Science-Metrix, the parent company of 1science founded by Eric and his business partner Grégoire Côté, has gained international recognition by providing customized services in performance measurement and program evaluation using advanced bibliometric indicators and big data analytics and by presenting a unique mix of innovative and best-practice quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Prior to founding Science-Metrix, Eric was an associate researcher at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique, a lecturer at Concordia University and, while still a student, a research assistant at the Science Policy Research Unit (University of Sussex, England) and the Science Council of Canada. Eric has been immersed in the world of R&D and innovation for 25 years, starting with his degree in Science, technologie et société (UQAM, 1987–1989), followed by a master's in Science, Technology and Industrialisation (Sussex, 1990–1991) and a PhD in Science and Technology Policy Studies (Sussex, 1991–1996).