Huang Can is a professor, head of the Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, and co-director of the Institute for Intellectual Property Management at the School of Management, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. His research interests include innovation management, intellectual property rights, and science and technology policy. He is a participant in the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues faculty research group on business and trade.
- Serves as a member of the Chinese expert group of the U.S.-China Innovation Dialogue under the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and as an advisory board member of the Research Center for Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University.
- From 2007 to 2015, served as principal investigator or co-principal investigator on research projects funded by the European Commission, the OECD, the U.K. Intellectual Property Office, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the State Intellectual Property Office of China.
- Worked as a research fellow and subsequently a senior research fellow at the United Nations University-MERIT, in Maastricht, The Netherlands, from 2007 to 2013.