News for Netherlands

Ivette Oomens

5th September 2016

Ivette Oomens MSc is a consultant at Technopolis Group in Amsterdam. In that function, she works on projects around digitalisation, innovation strategy and policy and smart cities. She has experience with desk research, interviews, surveys, case studies and workshops. Before Ivette started working at Technopolis Group, she studied a Bachelor Psychology at the University of…

Wia Timmerman

15th July 2016

Wia Timmerman is a Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group based in Amsterdam. She is involved in projects on science and innovation. She has elaborate experience in the field of science, science policy, research funding and drug development. With her multidisciplinary background, she combines a broad view with strong analytical skills and advice potential. Her thematic…

Regulatory barriers for the circular economy

30th June 2016

Circular Economy is defined as an economy “where the value of products, materials and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible, and the generation of waste minimised”. In its ‘Circular Economy Package’ of December 2015, the EC wants “to help European businesses and consumers to make the transition to a stronger and more circular…

Qualitative impact of the Energy Agreement on employment

1st April 2016

Technopolis Group has tracked the influence of the Energy Agreement on the nature of employment in the Netherlands on behalf of Topsector Energy. The project mapped the developments and implications of energy for Topsector Energy’s work in the next 5-10 years, with subsequent analysis of related sectors to follow. The following analysis was structured into…

Jasper Schipper

24th March 2016

Jasper Schipper MSc is a consultant at Technopolis Group in Amsterdam. He has a methodological knowledge in both quantitative and qualitative research. As a consultant, he is active in science, (sustainable) innovation, policy and strategy. His scope of interest is at the intersection of research, government and business. Jasper studied Business Administration with the specialisation…

Ben Kokkeler

21st December 2015

Dr. Ben Kokkeler is senior expert and senior researcher on Open Innovation, based in The Netherlands. He has a background in higher education management, in governance and management in the public sector, focusing on themes of organisational change and leadership, (social) innovation and new technologies (smart cities). He was in recent years, the supervisor of…

David Regeczi

14th December 2015

David Regeczi has more than eight years’ experience advising economic development agencies and the donors that serve them, like the World Bank and European Commission. He is particularly interested in improving the innovative capacity of regions by facilitating engagement with local and foreign companies. David provides both strategic and policy advice as well as the…