Alexander DEGELSEGGER-MÁRQUEZ is a senior researcher and head of department at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) in Vienna/Austria. Alexander is an expert on international science and technology (S&T) policy, programme design and evaluation. A social scientist by training, he started his career at the Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Technology Assessment. Currently, at ZSI, he is the coordinator of the S4D4C project. He is also leading projects on the analysis, evaluation and implementation of international research and innovation cooperation. This work is informed by his conceptual contributions in the field of STS and the sociology of science.

Regionally, Alexander has focused his work on the Southeast Asian research and innovation landscape. Since 2008, in the two phases of the SEA-EU-NET project, he was leading the project’s analysis work package. He also was the Science & Technology key expert in the EuropeAid-funded Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (READI) and consulted OECD and GIZ on their activities in the region.