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Stijn Zegel

9th April 2014

Stijn Zegel works as a Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group in Amsterdam. Stijn focuses on science, innovation and SME policy, with specific attention for the knowledge economy and entrepreneurship policies. He contributes frequently to complex evaluations, strategic studies, large scale implementation projects and other studies. Methodologies that he frequently applies are interviews, surveys, (big) data/statistical…

Roos Roelofs

9th April 2014

Roos Roelofs is the Office Manager at Technopolis in Amsterdam. She joined in June 2011 and is responsible for all the internal and external administration of the office and the project administration and organisation of internal procedures. She has a master in Social Cultural Sciences (Culture Organisation and Management) and a bachelor in Human Resource…

Monique Rijnders-Nagle

9th April 2014

Monique joined Technopolis Amsterdam as a consultant in 2007. Since then, she has been involved in a number of consultancy projects related to science, technology and innovation policy for numerous European clients including regional and national governments and policy implementation organisations, higher education and research institutes, the European Commission, European Parliament, and the OECD. These…

Martijn Poel

9th April 2014

Dr. Martijn Poel is deputy director of the Amsterdam office of Technopolis Group. He has 18 years of experience in policy research and consulting. He is an expert in ICT-driven innovation and works on innovation policy, high-tech clusters, creative industries and research facilities. Martijn manages evaluation studies as well as prospective (technology) studies and policy development…

Matthias Ploeg

9th April 2014

Matthias Ploeg is a senior consultant at Technopolis Group, focusing on innovation policy and strategy, with a particular interest in the role of the entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education, private sector development and green growth. Based both in Amsterdam and in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, Matthias is very active in the field of economic and…

Joost van Barneveld-Biesma

9th April 2014

Joost van Barneveld-Biesma is a physicist specialised in the policy, economics and technology of sustainable development. At Technopolis Group, he works as an expert on cleantech and research infrastructures. He develops foresights and strategy recommendations on the intersection of high-tech developments and sustainability questions, for (inter)national governing bodies (EC, OECD, ministries and agencies) and research…

Frank Zuijdam

9th April 2014

Frank Zuijdam is deputy-director of Technopolis Amsterdam. His focus is on issues related to science and innovation policy. He joined Technopolis in September 2007 and is a very experienced project manager who has been leading many national and international projects. He worked for a variety of clients including the Academy of Finland, the Department of…

Geert van der Veen

9th April 2014

Geert van der Veen is a Technopolis Director in Amsterdam since 2008. He joined Technopolis in 2003 and has more than 20 years of experience in the field of innovation, innovation policy and sustainable development. Within Technopolis Geert is mainly involved in projects related to research and innovation programmes, research organisations and innovation agencies, and…