The Netherlands, 2008 Meeting of GIN

Session 1
Thursday, June 26, 2008
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Harmonie Leeuwarden - Room 1
9:00 AMLiving Innovation: Challenging the way we live!
de Leeuw
9:20 AMTrading materials online? Lessons from the recycling industry
Dr. Thomas Adelaar

Amsterdam Business School

University of Amsterdam

9:40 AMCorporate strategies for sustainable innovations
Marlen Arnold

Technische Universiteit Munchen

10:00 AMRegional Sustainability, Innovation and Welfare through an Adaptive Process Model
Kjell-Erik Bugge (presenter), Bill O’Gorman, Ian Hill, Friederike Welter
10:20 AMChallenging programs as a way to invoke innovations: a case of PV-powered boats
Olga Fadeeva Cartesius Institute, TU Delft, dfs
10:40 AMOpportunities for the superwind concept in the region Fryslân: Integrating wind turbines with internal reforming fuel cells for hydrogen and power co-production
K.Hemmes, A.L. Vernay, D. Manné, G. Steenvoorden
11:00 AMSustainability Considerations & Triple-Helix Cooperation in Regional Innovation Systems
Reine Karlsson, Professor Ecodesign, Research Director,
TEM Foundation at Lund University, Lund, Sweden Mikael Backman, Project leader, Øresund Environment Academy &
Senior research fellow, IIIEE, Lund University Lund, Sweden AnnaKarin Djupenström, Business Excellence Specialist,
Stora Enso Oyj, Helsinki, Finland
11:20 AMGreening the Realm – cities and regions as laboratories of innovation and sustainable development
Kevin Morgan School of City and Regional Planning Cardiff University
11:40 AMEnvirometer: Sustainable and cost saving entrepreneurship
Revinh A. Ramnandanlall MSc.BA & BSc.ES Email Tel. +31(0)10 – 238 28 27
12:00 PMFostering Responsible Tourism Business Practices through Collaborative Capacity Building
Bruce Simmons, Robyn Bushell, Jennifer Scott.
12:20 PMSustainable bio-energy: Regional Innovations in Bio-energy, Food and Feed Production
Onno van Dijk project manager life sciences
12:40 PMA Stochastic Frontier Analysis of Estimates and Correlates of the Efficiency of Solid Waste Management in Welsh SMEs
James Cordeiro , State University of New York (Brockport), USA Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA Diego Vazquez & Jeroen Dijkshoorn, BRASS Center, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
1:00 PMFocusing Innovation Strategy for Sustainability: a practice based approach for SME's
Jan Venselaar
1:20 PMMerging energy management and spatial planning, Case study: Delfzijl
Anne-Lorène Vernay master thesis, august 2007
1:40 PMGreening from the front to the back door? Investigating the varieties of chemical and resource management services
Markku Anttonen
Helsinki School of Economics
Department of marketing and management
P.O. Box 1210, FIN-00101 HELSINKI
Tel. +358403838249
Fax. +358943138777
2:00 PMFrom Idea to Action: Engaging local authorities in energy transition
Maarten Arentsen

University of Twente

School of Management and Governance


P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

2:20 PMKnowledge Transfer Partnership: linking Science, Business and Government to improve environmental sustainability by introducing micro-renewable technologies

Authors: Chris Ashe,               Head of Centre, Construction & Built Environment, Dundee

                                                College, Dundee, DD3 8LE, Scotland, United Kingdom

                 Lisa Tennant,           Graduate Research Associate, Dundee College, Dundee, DD3

                                                8LE, Scotland, United Kingdom          

2:40 PMAssessing the Global Potential and Regional Implications of Promoting Bioenergy
Mary Ann Curran, PhD
Life Cycle Assessment Research Program Manager
US Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Research and Development
Cincinnati, Ohio 45268 USA


3:00 PMFrom Environmental Management Systems to Sustainability Management Systems in Swedish Local Authorities
Sara Emilsson,

Linköping University,

58183 Linköping,

Swedenphone: +46 13 286602, +46 736 209439


Olof Hjelm

Linköping University

58183 Linköping

SwedenPhone: +46 285647, +46 733 885647

3:20 PMFacilitating Sustainable Innovations: Sustainable Innovation as a Tool for Regional Development
M. Laura Franco-García and Hans Th.A. Bressers
Center fot Clean Technology and Environmental Policy
University of Twente, The Netherlands
3:40 PMInnovations And Barriers To Achieving Sustainable Tourism In Island Destinations
Dr. Sonya Graci
Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Ryerson University

 Dr. Rachel Dodds
Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Ryerson University

4:00 PMRegional Environmental Technology Centres in Sweden, organization and working procedures
Olof Hjelm*, Josefin Nyquist and Henric Rehnmark
Environmental Technology and Management
Department of Management and Engineering
Linköping University
581 81 Linköping

 *Tel: +46 13 28 56 47
Fax: +46 13 28 11 01

4:20 PMThe Emergence of Sustainable Innovations: Key Factors and Regional Support Structures
Peter S. Hofman & Theo J.N.M. de Bruijn


Center for Clean Technology and Environmental Policy (CSTM)

School of Management and Governance

University of Twente

The Netherlands

Tel: + 31 534894541 / Fax: + 31 534894850

Email: /

4:40 PMAn Analysis of the Potential Environmental Impact of China-Thailand Kraft Pulp Project: Scenarios analysis
Warit Jawjit
Faculty of Science and Technology (Saiyai),
Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya,
Nakhon si thammarat 80110,

 Tel: +66-1-9791125
Fax: +66-75-773133

5:00 PMA framework for the analysis of obstacles and facilitators for the implementation of a new energy technology – Applied to small urban wind turbines in the Netherlands
L.M. Kamp
Delft University of Technology
Jaffalaan 5, 2628 BX, Delft, The Netherlands
5:20 PMImpact of LEADER programme on Rural Development in Hungary
Rita Köteles¹ and Klára Szita Tóth²

 1 University of Debrecen
PhD student

 2 University of Miskolc
associate professor


5:40 PMDisruption or Sustenance: An Institutional Analysis of Sustainable Business Practices in West Michigan
Deborah M. Steketee, Ph.D.
Department of Sustainable Business
Aquinas College
1607 Robinson Rd. SE
Grand Rapids, MI USA  49506

Phone: 616.632.2930
Fax: 616.732.4487

6:00 PMTo innovate in aquaculture to set up Sustainable Development
Eduardo Chia1, Syndhia Mathé2, Hélène Rey-Valette3

 1 INRA / CIRAD, UMR Innovation, Montpellier SupAgro, 2 place Viala, 34060 Montpellier cedex 1, France,
2 Univ. Montpellier I, CEP/LASER, CS 79 606, 34 960 Montpellier cedex 2, France,
3 Univ. Montpellier I, LAMETA, CS 79 606, 34 960 Montpellier cedex 2, France,

6:20 PMMicroteaching to support incremental innovations for sustainability
M.G.F. Overschie*1, M. Pujadas2, A. Espuna2, P. de Vries1
*Technical University of Delft, TPM, TD&SD, Jaffalaan 5, 2628 BX Delft, The Netherlands,, +31 15 2785505
6:40 PMAutonomous PV niche markets in the Netherlands: implications for Friesland and the PV transition
Jaco Quist1, Daphne Geelen2, Han Brezet2, Coen van der Giesen3, Kakee Scott3, Jacob Verhaart3, Feng Wang3 1 Technology Dynamics & Sustainable Development, Faculty of Technology, Policy, Management, TU Delft, Jaffalaan 5, NL-2628 BX Delft. E: 2 Design for Sustainability, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, TU Delft, Landbergstraat 15, NL-2628 CE Delft. E:, 3 Industrial Ecology Master Programme, TU Delft & Leiden University.
7:00 PMPlug-in vehicles and their potential role in the hydrogen energy transition
Jaco Quist Delft University of Technology Faculty of Technology, Policy, Management Jaffalaan 5 NL-2628 BX Delft (E):, Kas Hemmes Delft University of Technology Faculty of Technology, Policy, Management Jaffalaan 5 NL-2628 BX Delft (E):


7:20 PMImplementation of sustainability in global industrial supply chain networks: a system innovation perspective
ir. H.W.M. van Bommel
Saxion University of Applied Sciences/ University Twente
the Netherlands
7:40 PMDesign and Decision Making: Backcasting Using Principles to Implement Cradle-to-Cradle
Freek van der Pluijm
+31 6 437 55 123

 Augusto Cuginotti

 Karen Marie Miller

8:00 PMOpportunities for the Super wind concept in the region Fryslân; Integrating wind energy with hydrogen producing fuel cells
Kas Hemmes1 Anne-Lorène Vernay1, Diederick Manné1, Gijs Steenvoorden2, & Jaco Quist1


1Faculty of Technology, Policy, Management, TU Delft, Jaffalaan 5, NL-2628 BX Delft. (E):;;
2PG-ID,  Rotterdamseweg 183c,  2629 HD Delft.

The Netherlands, 2008 Meeting