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Honorary members

In 2012, CINet started to honour those members that have made a great contribution to the CINet as a network. Since then the following members have been granted honorary membership:

harry boer
Harry Boer 
2022 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Harry’s enormous contributions to the development of CINet; his commitment to the network and its members in his roles as chairman, treasurer and board member, but most of all as the organizer of CINet conferences, the creator and core faculty member of the CINet PhD seminars and the PhD workshops, and the leader of numerous CINet research projects, including CI and CINet surveys. Harry’s continuous support to new and old colleagues in the network have been key to form a strong and cohesive network of international researchers and his great intellectual contributions have been fundamental to establish continuous innovation as a school of thought.
paul coughlan
Paul Coughlan 
2019 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Paul’s contribution to the development of CINet; his commitment to the network and its members as a board member, as an organizer of one of the CINet conferences, and as a faculty member of the CINet PhD seminars and the PhD workshops; and his resolve to continuously improve the quality and relevance of (continuous) innovation research.
ross chapman
Ross Chapman
2019 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Ross’s contribution to the development of CINet; his commitment to the network and its members as a board member and as an organizer of one of the CINet conferences; and his resolve to continuously improve the quality and relevance of (continuous) innovation research.
bjorge timenes laugen
Bjorge Timens Laugen 
2014 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Bjørge’s contribution to the development of CINet; his commitment to the network and its members as a board member, as one of the organizers of the CIYA workshops, and as a faculty member of the CINet PhD seminars and the PhD workshops; and his resolve to continuously improve the quality and relevance of (continuous) innovation research.
mariano corso
Mariano Corso
2013 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Mariano’s contribution to the development of CINet; his commitment to the network and its members as a founding board member, as one of the organizers of the 2006 conference in Lucca, a research seminar and three PhD seminars, and as a faculty member of the PhD workshops and seminars; and his resolve to continuously improve the quality and relevance of (continuous) innovation research.
jeannette visser-groeneveld
Jeannette Visser Groeneveld
2012 | The CINet Honorary Membership is granted in recognition of Jeannette’s contribution to the development of CINet, as a sign of respect for her energy, flexibility and sense of humor and, above all, her unrelenting service, as CINet’s Executive Secretary, to the network and its members.
john bessant
John Bessant 
2002 | Professor John Bessant is honorary chair of CINet. He is one of the founding members and widely acknowledged for his work on innovation, ranging from incremental, continuous improvement to discontinuous innovation.
gothenburg
24th CINet Conference

17-19 September 2023
Linz, Austria  

Conference website

23rd PhD Workshop

15-19 September 2023
Linz, Austria  

PhD Workshop website

13th CIYA Workshop

17 September 2023
Linz, Austria  

CIYA Workshop website
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18th CINet PhD Seminar

17-21 April 2023
Gothenburg, Sweden

PhD Seminar website