United Kingdom

Felix Dijkstal

Felix Dijkstal is a consultant who has recently joined the Brighton office of Technopolis Group. He has a background in innovation studies with a particular interest in the dynamics of innovation networks and systems including brokerage, university-industry links and cross-sectoral linkages. He is trained in a range of methods including statistical analysis, econometrics and bibliometrics and has successfully applied network analysis, qualitative comparative analysis as well as desk research and literature reviews. His postgraduate theses focused on innovation in the creative economy and brokerage in the Horizon 2020 innovation network. 

Since joining Technopolis Group, Felix has worked on a review of literature on indicators for the design of an impact assessment framework of UKRPIF for HEFCE. Prior to joining Technopolis Group, he briefly worked as a translator for a college in the US and interned at a small investment firm in Luxembourg.  

Felix obtained his undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences from University College Maastricht. He also holds a double master’s degree in Public Policy and Human Development from Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT as well as a master’s in Strategic Innovation Management from the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex. Felix is fluent in Dutch and English, has good knowledge of French and basic knowledge of German.