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Prof.dr.Osseweijer, P. (Patricia)

Delft University of Technology
Section: Biotechnology
Faculty: Applied Sciences

Visiting address

Faculteit Technische Natuurkunde Julianalaan 67 Delft

Mail address

Julianalaan 67 2628 BC Delft


+31 (0)15 2785140

Professor Patricia Osseweijer leads the Biotechnology and Society Section at Delft University of Technology in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. She has a Master of Science in Biology (University Utrecht and a PhD in Science Communication (VU Amsterdam). Her drive is to link technological innovation in sustainable biobased production and water systems with societal development for a sustainable and circular (bio)economy, linking with Sustainable Development Goals. With her multidisciplinary group she works on methodology for social impact assessment, design of novel value chains focussing on integral impact assessment, inclusive innovation, social sustainability, public perceptions, communication and ethics. In 2015 she received the (NL) Royal Academy distinguished Lorentz fellowship for integrating social sciences & technology. Patricia is University Ambassador Brazil, advisor to the TU Delft President and coordinator of the 19 M Euro EU-Horizon2020 funded Water Mining program in which 38 public private partners develop demonstrations on nutrient recycling and water recovery for circular water management in several venues in Europe.

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