Koen Frenken

Koen Frenken is Full Professor in Economics of Innovation and Technological Change and director of the Eindhoven Centre for Innovation Studies (ECIS), at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). He holds a PhD in applied economics from the University of Grenoble and in social sciences from the University of Amsterdam. 

His research interests include evolutionary economics, complexity theory, network science, science studies, innovation studies, environmental studies and economic geography. He published in a variety of journals including Journal of Economic Geography, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Infometrics, Regional Studies and Research Policy. He is the author of the monograph "Innovation, Evolution and Complexity Theory" (2006, Edward Elgar) and the editor of "Applied Evolutionary Economics and Economic Geography" (2007, Edward Elgar). 


email: K.frenken(at)tue.nl
website: Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, Eindhoven University of Technology

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