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Eric Berkers is senior researcher at the Foundation for the History of Technology (SHT), based at Eindhoven University of Technology. He graduated as an economic and social historian, with specializations in business history and the history of technology. He participated in research projects about the History of Technology in the Netherlands in the 19th and 20th century (TIN 19 and TIN 20) and the history of Dutch Business in the 20th century (BINT). Within the latter his focus was on innovations in small and medium sized firms. In 2002 he received his PhD at Delft University of Technology for research on Dutch Water Management. Next to several publications on this subject he published about the development of knowledge-infrastructure at different domains such as energy, geodesy, horticulture, food and healthcare. He recently published a book about the history of software in the Netherlands and is now involved in a research project about sustainable urban mobility. 

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history Earth & Environmental Sciences
Innovation Business & Economics
horticulture Earth & Environmental Sciences
geodesy Earth & Environmental Sciences
health care Earth & Environmental Sciences
20th century Business & Economics
water management Earth & Environmental Sciences
innovation Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2018

Cycling Cities: The Hague Experience

Berkers, E. A. M., Botma, F. & Oldenziel, R., Jun 2018, Eindhoven: Foundation for the History of Technology. 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Cycling
The Netherlands
Servants
Bike
Compromise

Erfenissen van een ramp - 1953

Berkers, E. A. M., Aug 2018, Wereldgeschiedenis van Nederland. Heerma van Voss, L., Davids, K., Fatah-Black, K., 't Hart, M., Lucassen, L. & Touwen, J. (eds.). Amsterdam: Ambo Anthos, p. 593-598 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Innovatie: Ervaring en vernieuwing bij de bouw van de Deltawerken

Berkers, E. A. M., Jun 2018, Modern Wereldwonder: Geschiedenis van de Deltawerken. Toussaint, B. (ed.). Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Boom, p. 198-259 61 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Contested health system, 1970 to the present

Berkers, E. A. M., 2017, Toward sustainable transitions in healthcare systems. Broerse, J. E. W. & Grin, J. (eds.). Abingdon/New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, p. 23-45 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Student theses

Improving health knowledge facilities by enterprise architecture: exploring the options for sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Wonders, B., 31 Jan 2009

Supervisor: Goossenaerts, J. (Supervisor 1) & Berkers, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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