Jarno Hoekman is an assistant professor in innovation studies. His research focuses on the regulation and governance of science and innovation in the life sciences domain. He is particularly interested in the capacity of the regulatory sciences to learn about the risks and benefits of new technologies for human health and the natural environment. He also studies the practice and dynamics of science within universities and university hospitals.
Jarno's research has been supported by a personal NWO Veni grant from the Dutch Scientific Council ("learning to identify risks of new technologies") and by various other collaborative project acquisitions from NWO, ZonMw, the European Commission, Dutch Ministry of Health and Lygature public-private partnerships. Jarno takes an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching. He is the programme leader of the research master in Innovation Sciences and teaches academic integrity courses to Master students and PhDs.