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Sander Smit is an Assistant Professor Business Analytics, Collaboration and Innovation at the Knowledge, Information and Innovation Research Group, School of Business and Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Organization Studies from Tilburg University (cum laude) and an MSc (cum laude) in Science and Innovation Management (Utrecht University).


His research focuses on organizational network dynamics, multi-partner collaborations, and technology assessment. Currently, he is involved in research projects on the innovativeness of public-private R&D consortia and inter- & intra-organisational network dynamics. 


  • Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Research Seminar
  • Methoden & Technieken Atelier
  • Qualitative Research Methods

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Education/Academic qualification

Organization studies, PhD, Tilburg University

1 Jan 200828 Jun 2018

Science and Innovation Management, Master

1 Sep 20001 Sep 2006


  • interorganizational relationships
  • innovation
  • science-industry collaboration
  • knowledge management
  • business intelligence
  • data analytics
  • multi-partner collaboration

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Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Consortium Business & Economics
Network dynamics Business & Economics
Organizational networks Business & Economics
Public-private Business & Economics
Innovativeness Business & Economics
Technology assessment Business & Economics

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Research Output 2019 2019

A temporal perspective on repeated ties across university-industry R&D consortia

Mannak, R. S., Meeus, M. T. H., Raab, J. & Smit, A. C., Nov 2019, In : Research Policy. 48, 9, p. 1-9 9 p., 103829.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review