Dominik Beckers works for Technopolis Group’s Austrian office as a consultant since March 2021, after having been part of Technopolis’ Baltic office between 2017-2021. He primarily sources his drive from a multitude of highly interesting factors within the field of human and economic geography, regional economic development, circular economy, innovation as well as urban studies. His research interests correspond to these fields. Dominik is a confident user of interviews, literature reviews and case studies for policy analysis. In the course of his academic and professional career, he familiarised himself with quantitative research techniques.
Recently, Dominik has been involved in several projects and activities. Most notably, his involvement in, and contribution to the EC’s Eco-Innovation Observatory, the Estonian Ministry of Environment’s Development of a Circular Economy Strategy, EC DG Grow’s Study to monitor the economic development of the collaborative economy in the EU or the Assessment study of the Urban Agenda for the EU have shaped his professional ambitions and qualifications alike.
Dominik obtained his undergraduate diploma in Economics, Business Economics and Economic Geography from Utrecht University (Utrecht, NL) and the University of Iceland (Reykjavík, IS). He completed his graduate degree in Human Geography at Lund University (Lund, SE) and National Taiwan University (Taipei, TW). Being a native German speaker, Dominik is also fluent in English and has some understanding of Dutch and French.