Birte Holst Jørgensen

Birte Holst Jørgensen

Senior Researcher


Building: 424, 020

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45256946Mobile: 21326946

Science and technology policies
Strategic energy technology plans
International energy technology cooperation



- 1981 Technical vocational degree in mechanical engineering - Copenhagen Technical College
- 1992 Business Economics and Administration - Copenhagen Business School
- 1999 Political Science - University of Copenhagen

Academic grades

Ph.D. Political Science

M.Sc. Business Economics and Administration

Professional experience

2012 - 2016 Deputy head of department - DTU
1984 - 1987 Technical expert - Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Ecuador, Department of Mechanical Engineering
1992 - 1994 Consultant - Storstrom Regional Development Center
1995 - 1995 Research assistent - University of Copenhagen, Institute of Political Science
1999 - 2000 Consultant - PLS Ramboll Management
2000 - 2005 Senior scientist - Risø National Laboratory of Denmark, Systems Analysis Department
2005 - 2009 Director - Nordic Energy Research


English, Spanish, German, French


Science and technology policies; International energy technology cooperation; Business and regional development; Evaluation

International experience

Director, Nordic Energy Research, Norway, 2005-2009

Visiting scholar, Stanford University, Center for European Studies, 1996-1997

Technical expert, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Ecuador, 1984-1987

Other information

Principal Coordinator for the Sustainable Energy programme, Sino-Danish Centre for Research and Education, 2011-;
Member of Stakeholders' Forum, 2010- ;
Member of the Horizon 2020 Advisory Group on Energy, 2014-;
Vice chair and Danish representative, IEA Experts Group on R&D Priority Setting and Evaluation, 2009-;
Member of the International Network Programme Committee, Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2014-;
Member of the Governing Board, Joint Programme Initiative Urban Europe, 2013-;

Member of the board of the research programmes RENERGI and ENERGIX, Research Council of Norway, 2007-2016;
Chairman of the Programme Committee for Transport and Infrastructure, The Danish Strategic Research Council, 2009-2014;
Vice Chair of the Mirror Group, European Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Platform, 2006-2008.
Danish member of the Hydrogen Coordination Group, IEA, 2003-2005.
Member of Verdikt, high-level expert group on ICT foresight, Research Council of Norway, 2004-2005;
Member of High Level Expert Group ”Key Technologies for Europe”. Author of ”Key Energy Technologies for Europe”, 2005;

Chairman of the intternal evaluation of Sino-Danish Center for Research and Education, 2016;
or of the Energy Area of Advance, Chalmers,  February 2012;
Evaluator and reviewer for Directorate General Research, FP6, FP7 and Horizon 2020, 2006-;
Evaluator for, 2005-;
Member of review panel for “Swedish Strategic Research Areas - Energy”, Swedish Energy Agency, Fas, Formas, The Swedish Research Council & VINNOVA, May 2009;
Member of review team appointed by the Swedish Energy Agency regarding the research programmes of Swedish Gas Technology Center, Malmø, 2005 and 2008.

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