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Prof. Cees Leeuwis

Wageningen University & Research

Cees Leeuwis is obtained his PhD in 1993 and is currently professor of Knowledge, Technology and Innovation at Wageningen University. He studies processes of socio-technical innovation and transformation in networks, collaboration between different disciplines, research for development policy, the functioning of innovation support systems and the role of innovation platforms, communication, extension and brokers therein. Eventually, these efforts are geared towards making processes of technical and social innovation more responsible, responsive and democratic. He has published widely about these themes in the context of societal domains such as sustainable agriculture, natural resources management, poverty related diseases and inclusive value chains.