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Personal profile

Stefan Kuhlmann is an academic teacher, researcher, and intellectual in the field of science, technology and innovation governance studies, presently at the University of Twente, Netherlands.

Since 2018 Kuhlmann is Academic Director of the Netherlands Graduate School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC).

He graduated in Political Science and History from Philipps-University Marburg/Germany (1978) and got a PhD (Dr.rer.pol. 1986) and Habilitation (1998) in Political Science from University of Kassel/Germany.

Since the 1980s – with changing entrance points and perspectives – he has been involved in studies of research and technological innovation as social and political processes, in particular the analysis of science, research and innovation systems and policies, focusing on the dynamics of governance. Until 2006 Stefan held leading positions at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems Innovation Research (ISI), Germany, and was a Professor of Innovation Policy Analysis at the Copernicus Institute, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Stefan is publishing widely in the field of research and innovation policy studies. He is an Co-editor of 'Research Policy' (the leading journal in the field); Associate Editor of the 'International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy (IJFIP)'; member of the Editorial Advisory Board of 'Science and Public Policy', of 'Evaluation', The International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, and of 'Asian Research Policy'. Stefan Kuhlmann is a co-editor (with Smits, R.; Shapira, P.) of ‘The Theory and Practice of Innovation Policy. An International Research Handbook’, Cheltenham, UK (Edward Elgar), 2010.

Specialties: Stefan Kuhlmann is a member of many professional or academic associations in the area of research and innovation policy analysis; inter alia he was president (2010 - 2016) and founding member of the European Forum for ‘Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation’ (Eu-SPRI Forum; http://www.euspri-forum.eu/).

External positions

Academic Director, Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC)

1 Jan 2018 → …

President, European Forum for Studies of Policies Research and Innovation (EU-SPRI)

Jun 2010Jun 2016

Editor

Mar 2005 → …

Director (deputy/acting), Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

1 Apr 200430 Sep 2006

Professor Innovation Policy Analysis, Utrecht University

1 Sep 200130 Sep 2006

Head of Department Technology & Innovation Strategies, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

1 Jun 199331 Mar 2004

Project leader, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

1 Sep 198831 May 1993

Researcher 'Informatization of Public Administration', University of Kassel

1 Oct 197931 Aug 1988

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Research Output

The incandescent light bulb phase-out: Exploring patterns of framing the governance of discontinuing a socio-technical regime

Stegmaier, P., Visser, V. R. & Kuhlmann, S., 2020, (Submitted) In : Energy, sustainability and society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  • Towards effective science diplomacy practice: POLICY BRIEF #2, JANUARY 2020

    Aukes, E. J., Ordonez Matamoros, G., Kuhlmann, S. & Honarmand Ebrahimi, S., Jan 2020, Vienna: S4D4C. 12 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

    Open Access
  • WTMC Spring Workshop Care as concept, method, ethic

    Kuhlmann, S., Pasveer, B. & Beaulieu, A., 2020, Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture, 24 p. (WTMC Series on Teaching and Learning; vol. 2020, no. 01).

    Research output: Working paper

    Open Access
    File
    2 Downloads (Pure)

    Destination unknown: EU research missions must be able to change course as their questions evolve

    Kuhlmann, S., 23 May 2019, In : Research Europe. 497, p. 12-12 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterProfessional

    Open Access
    File
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    Handbook on Science and Public Policy

    Simon, D. (ed.), Kuhlmann, S. (ed.), Stamm, J. & Canzler, W., 2019, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. 584 p. (Handbooks of Research on Public Policy series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBookAcademic

    Activities

    • 16 Invited talk
    • 5 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
    • 3 Oral presentation

    Science Diplomacy in the Making – towards effective practice

    Stefan Kuhlmann (Invited speaker), Ewert J. Aukes (Speaker)
    24 Jun 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Science Diplomacy Workshop 2019

    Ewert J. Aukes (Participant), Stefan Kuhlmann (Discussion leader), Gonzalo Ordonez Matamoros (Organiser), Sanaz Honarmand Ebrahimi (Reporter)
    27 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Co-creation Workshop: A Science Diplomacy framework – Flexible guidance 2019

    Ewert J. Aukes (Organiser), Stefan Kuhlmann (Discussion leader), Gonzalo Ordonez Matamoros (Panel member), Sanaz Honarmand Ebrahimi (Organiser)
    11 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    European Science, Technology and Innovation Training Programme 2018

    Stefan Kuhlmann (Organiser), Hector Gonzalo Ordonez Matamoros (Organiser)
    5 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Effective Knowledge, Research and Innovation Systems: Policy Needs

    Stefan Kuhlmann (Invited speaker)
    14 Mar 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk