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New HCSS Podcast on Energy R&D Made in Germany

April 19th 2019 - 16:22

Germany is the European leader in renewable energy patenting. German government programs for energy R&D are generally characterized by a long-term and coherent approach, a strategic vision, and large amounts of funding. These and other aspects make German energy R&D policy a highly relevant research object for other European countries.

Strategic Energy Analyst Jan Braun joins HCSS Podcast host and Data Analyst Paul Verhagen to discuss his new report “Energy R&D Made in Germany: Strategic Lessons for the Netherlands”. Listen here.

Paul Verhagen is a data scientist at HCSS, and holds a Master’s degree in Environment and Resource Management from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree at Amsterdam University College majoring in theoretical physics and philosophy. Paul has attended exchange programs in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Prior to joining HCSS, Paul interned at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he worked on global cyber capacity.