Policy advisor

Lotte Meijer-Tolkamp

Department
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences

RESEARCH PROFILE

Lotte Meijer is a PhD Student at the ITEM-Group in Eindhoven. In February 2016, she completed her master Innovation sciences, by presenting her master thesis about different car sharing business models and their role in a sustainability transition in Australia. The research was conducted at the institute for sustainable future at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). After her graduation, she worked as a researcher at the Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, where she investigated the taxi-company ‘Uber’ with the institutional entrepreneurship lens. For her PhD, she currently works at ‘InnoEnergy’ in order to design a new business model and value proposition for supporting innovative SMEs by intermediaries. She specialises in conducting qualitative (multiple embedded) case study research and likes to focus on the sustainable energy sector. 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Lotte Meijer is TU/e's sustainability manager and project manager ORgAnising Knowledge and Learning for the Energy transition (ORAKLE) in collaboration with the Province of Noord Brabant. She works closely together with Anna Wieczorek - TU/e's sustainability ambassador -  at the TIS-group. She defended her PhD dissertation on the upscaling of innovations in the energy transition in June 2020. For her PhD, she worked at EIT InnoEnergy, were she investigated innovation ecosystems and formulated strategies for companies to contribute to the energy transition. In February 2016, she completed her master Innovation sciences, by presenting her master thesis about different car sharing business models and their role in a sustainability transition in Australia. The research was conducted at the institute for sustainable future at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). After her graduation, she worked as a researcher at the Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, where she investigated the taxi-company ‘Uber’ with the institutional entrepreneurship lens.

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