Drs Hugo Hollanders (H.J.G.M.)
Hugo Hollanders is a Senior Researcher at MERIT and is the joint coordinator of the research group 'Innovation Systems Indicators and Policy). Before joining MERIT in 1992, he worked as a researcher at Statistics Netherlands (National Accounts division).
His research interests include growth theory, the measurement of Science, Technology & Innovation, composite indicators, and economics of regional innovation. Current and past research focuses on innovation and S&T statistics.
He is a member of the Advisory Steering Committee for the South-African Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII).
He has been a member of 2007 EC Expert Group on Innovation in Services, of NESTA's expert group for the 'UK innovation index' and of the 2010 EC 'High-Level Panel on the Measurement of Innovation'. He has done consultancy work for the EC, OECD, UNESCO, UNIDO and national governments (a.o. Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland).