The AESIS Network is managed by the office of ScienceWorks, a Dutch company that supports the process of value creation out of scientific research for society. We are pleased to serve at AESIS!

Frank Zwetsloot

Frank ZwetslootThe founder of ScienceWorks. With twenty years of experience at Erasmus University and at Science Alliance, you may state rightly that “knowledge transfer” has become the second nature of Frank. In this period he founded almost ten organisations to structure the exchange of scientific knowledge, including the European leading organization on knowledge transfer, ASTP and The network of knowledge regions Technopolicy. At ScienceWorks he developed several measurement systems in order to measure knowledge transfer (Valorisatieranking) and science based regional development.
His motto: “One discovery may create a thousand new realities


Anika Duut van GoorAnika

As General Manager Anika is responsible for expanding the AESIS Network and the organisation of the Impact of Science conference, courses and other events. She has a background in political science research at Leiden University (NL) and event coordination for Médecins du Monde and TEDx. This is reflected in the combination of professionalism and excitement she brings to the job. Her motto: “Tomorrow is too late, yesterday is over. Now is exactly the right time!”


Claar-elsClaar-els van Delft

After 14 years of managing the ASTP-Proton, the European association for knowledge transfer professionals and the first spin out of Science Alliance, Claar-els continued her passion for international project management and innovation as general manager of the AESIS network. Currently, she uses her broad network and years of management experience to build the young AESIS network towards a successful international platform. This is what Claar-els enjoys doing the most, connecting people and build new initiatives from the ground up.


ElineEline Kemperman

As the Conference- and Office Manager, Eline is responsible for the logistical organisation of the activities, the CRM system and secretarial tasks. Her study in International Facility Management and her working experience in hotels and restaurants, make her a hostess both within and outside the office. Her motto: “Your only limit is you”



Anne van der GeestAnne

As assistant Conference- and office management, is Anne responsible for the support and implementation of all tasks that should be performed for the organisation of conferences. Her motivation and inquisitiveness will create a lot of opportunities for Scienceworks and herself. Her motto is: “A goal is a dream with a deadline”.



Thiebault OudendijkThiebault

Being the project manager of the AESIS-Network Thiebault is involved in preparing the conference ‘Impact of Science’ which is to be held in Stockholm this year. One of the questions which will be discussed during this conference is: ‘How does the societal impact of science relate to the quality of science?’ To formulate a clear answer to this question it is important to bring together all the stakeholders in a constructive discussion. Thiebault has an education in the criminology and is capable of clearly assessing the effect of scientific research on the society. His motto is: “Curiousness makes everything possible.”