Victor Gilsing was born in Amstelveen at 18th September 1969. After completing the Gemeentelijk Gymnasium in Hilversum he studied Technology and Business Administration at Twente University from 1987 – 1993. After graduation he started working for Unilever where he held different positions in the field of innovation and business-to-business marketing in the speciality oleochemicals business. From 1998 he worked as a senior policy advisor in the field of innovation policy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Hague. Next to his duties as a policy advisor, he started his PhD-thesis in December 1999 at ERIM (Erasmus University), which he completed in December 2003. Since October 2003 he is (fulltime) employed at ECIS, Technical University of Eindhoven.

Dutch multimedia industry, Dutch pharmaceutical biotechnology industry, Sectoral Systems of Innovation, co-evaluation, exploiration, exploitation, interfirm learning, interfirm networks, learning regimes, networks governance
B. Nooteboom (Bart) , J.P.M. Groenewegen (John)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam School of Management. Promotores: Prof.dr. B. Nooteboom, Prof.dr. J.P.M. Groenewegen. Other members: Prof.dr. B. Carlsson, Prof.dr. G.M. Duysters, Prof.dr.drs. F.H.A. Janszen
ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

Gilsing, V.A. (2003, December 3). Exploration, Exploitation and Co-evolution in Innovation Networks (No. ERIM PhD Series;EPS-2003-032-ORG). ERIM Ph.D. Series Research in Management. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from