Publication and citation profile at Google Scholar.

Frenken, K., Heimeriks, G. and Hoekman, J. (2017 in press) What drives university research performance? An analysis using the CWTS Leiden Ranking data. Journal of Informetrics <pdf>

Van den Heiligenberg, H.A., Heimeriks, G.J., Hekkert, M.P. and van Oort, F.G., (2017). A habitat for sustainability experiments: Success factors for innovations in their local and regional contexts. Journal of Cleaner Production. <pdf>

Hankel, A., Heimeriks, G., and Lago, P. (2017) Green ICT Assessment for Organisations. Journal of ICT Standardization, 4(2):  p 87-110 <pdf>

Schemmann, B., Herrmann, A.M., Chappin, M.M.H., Heimeriks, G.J. (2016) Crowdsourcing ideas: Involving ordinary users in the ideation phase of new product development. Research Policy, 45(6), July 2016, Pages 1145–1154 <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. and Balland, P.A. (2016) How Smart is Specialisation? An Analysis of Specialisation Patterns in Knowledge Production. Science and Public Policy 43(4), pp. 562-574<pdf>

Leydesdorff, L., Heimeriks, G., and Rotolo, D. (2016) Journal Portfolio Analysis for Countries, Cities, and Organizations: Maps and Comparisons? JASIST 67(3), pp. 741-748 <pdf>

Alkemade, F.,Heimeriks, G., Schoen, A., Villard, L.,Laurens, P. (2015) Tracking the internationalization of multinational corporate inventive activity: national and sectoral characteristics. Research Policy 44 (9) :1763–1772 <pdf>

Leydesdorff, L., Alkemade, F., Heimeriks, G. and Hoekstra, R. (2015) Patents as Instruments for Exploring Innovation Dynamics: Geographic and Technological Perspectives on “Photovoltaic Cells”. Scientometrics 102 (1):629-651  <pdf>

Nomaler, Ö, Frenken, K., Heimeriks, G. (2014) On scaling of scientific knowledge production in U.S. metropolitan areas, PLOS ONE 9(10): e110805  <pdf> <data>

Heimeriks, G. and Boschma, R. (2014) The path- and place-dependent nature of scientific knowledge production in biotech 1986-2008, Journal of Economic Geography 14 (2): 339-364 <pdf>

Boschma, R., Heimeriks, G. and P.A. Balland (2014) Scientific Knowledge Dynamics and Relatedness in Bio-Tech Cities.  Research Policy 43 (1) pp.107-114 <pdf>

Nomaler, Ö, Frenken, K., Heimeriks, G. (2013) Do more distant collaborations have more citation impact? Journal of Informetrics 7(4), 966-971 <pdf>

Wieczorek AJ, Negro SO, Harmsen R, Heimeriks GJ, Luo L, Hekkert MP (2013) A review of the European offshore wind. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 26, pp. 294-306 <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. (2013) Interdisciplinarity in Biotechnology, Genomics and Nanotechnology. Science and Public Policy 40 (1): 97-112 <pdf>

Van Egmond, S., Brouwer, J.H., Heimeriks, G.J. and Hekkert, M.P. (2012) Overview and analysis of the Dutch CCS program as a knowledge network. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 11, (1-9) <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. and Leydesdorff, L. (2012) Emerging Search Regimes: Measuring Co-evolutions among Research, Science, and Society, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management 24 (1): 51-67 <pdf>

Vasileiadou, E., Heimeriks, G. and Petersen A. (2011), “Exploring the Impact of IPCC Assessment Reports on science”, Environmental Science and Policy, 14 (8): 1052-1061  <pdf>

Boon, W., Heimeriks, G. (2010) Innovation in Europe-three questions.   Nature 468 (7322), pp. 377 <pfd>

Heimeriks, G., van den Besselaar, P. and Frenken, K. (2008) Digital disciplinary differences: An analysis of computer-mediated science and ‘Mode 2’ knowledge production. Research Policy 37 (9), pp. 1602-1615 <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. and Vasileiadou, E. (2008) Changes or transition? Analysing the use of ICTs in the sciences. Social Science Information 47 (1), pp. 5-29 <pdf>

Warnke, P. and Heimeriks,G. (2008) Technology Foresight as Innovation Policy Instrument: Learning from Science and Technology Studies in Future-Oriented Technology Analysis. Strategic Intelligence for an Innovative Economy. Cagnin, C.; Keenan, M.; Johnston, R.; Scapolo, F.; Barré, R. (Eds.) Springer  Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Van Den Besselaar, P. and Heimeriks, G. (2006) Mapping research topics using word-reference co-occurrences: A method and an exploratory case study.  Scientometrics 68 (3), pp. 377-393 <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. and Van Den Besselaar, P.(2006)  Analyzing hyperlinks networks: The meaning of hyperlink based indicators of knowledge production.  Cybermetrics 10 (1) <pdf>

Heimeriks, G. (2006) Discussion of “Operationalising “Websites”: Lexically, semantically or topologically?” Cybermetrics 10 (1)

Heimeriks, G., Hörlesberger, M. and Van Den Besselaar, P. (2003) Mapping communication and collaboration in heterogeneous research networks.  Scientometrics 58 (2), pp. 391-413 <pdf>

Leydesdorff, L. and Heimeriks, G. (2001) The self-organization of the European information society: The case of “biotechnology” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 52 (14), pp. 1262-1274 <pdf>

Schanstra, J.P., Ridder, I.S., Heimeriks, G.J., Rink, R., Poelarends, G.J., Kalk, K.H., Dijkstra, B.W., Janssen, D.B. (1996) Kinetic characterization and X-ray structure of a mutant of haloalkane dehalogenase with higher catalytic activity and modified substrate range. Biochemistry 35 (40), pp. 13186-13195 <pdf>

Selected Conference Proceedings

  • Heimeriks, Yegros, Meijer and Lamers. Smart Scientific Specialisation. 2016 Eu-SPRI Conference; Exploring new Avenues for Innovation and Research Policies. Lund June 7-10 2016
  • Heimeriks and Balland. How Smart is Specialisation?EMAEE 2015 Conference: Globalisation, Innovation and Economic Change. Maastricht, 1-3 June 2015
  • Heimeriks, Alkemade, Schoen, Laurens and Villard. Patterns of Globalisation: Geographical, Sectoral and Technological Developments in Corporate Invention.
    Proceedings of the Science and Technology indicators conference 2014, 3-5 September in Leiden, the Netherlands p.260
  • Heimeriks, Leydesdorff and Alkemade. The path and place dependent evolution of PV technology. Proceedings of the Science and Technology indicators conference 2014, 3-5 September in Leiden, the Netherlands. p364
  • Heimeriks and Balland. How Smart is Specialisation? 2014 Eu-SPRI conference, Manchester.
  • Heimeriks, Leydesdorff and Alkemade. The path and place dependent evolution of PV technology. Geography of Innovation 2014 conference 2014 Utrecht University.
  • G. Heimeriks. How Smart is Specialisation? An Analysis of Specialisation Patterns in Knowledge Production. Sybille Hinze & André Lottmann (eds), Translational twists and turns: Science as a socio-economic endeavor. Proceedings of STI 2013 Berlin. ENID 2013
  • A Schoen, L Villard, P Laurens, JP Cointet, G Heimeriks, F Alkemade(2012) The Network Structure of Technological Developments; Technological Distance as a Walk on the Technology Map Paper presented at the Science & Technology Indicators Conference (STI) 2012 Montreal
  • Gaston Heimeriks and Ron Boschma (2011), The Geography of Biotechnology Proceedings of the DRUID 2011 conference on INNOVATION, STRATEGY, and STRUCTURE – Organizations, Institutions, Systems and Regions at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, June 15-17, 2011
  • Peter van den Besselaar, Gaston Heimeriks, Koen Frenken (2007), Variety in web spheres between research fields: content and function. In Daniel Torres-Salinas & Henk F. Moed (Eds.) Proceedings ISSI 2007, Madrid : CICS 2007. pp. 85-94
  • Philine Warnke and Gaston Heimeriks (2006), Technology Foresight as Innovation Policy Instrument – Learning from Science and Technology Studies, Second International Seville Seminar on Future-Oriented Technology Analysis (FTA): Impact on Policy and Decision-Making <ppt> <pdf>
  • Peter van den Besselaar and Gaston Heimeriks (2005), A new indicator for research topics based on word/reference co-occurrences. In: 8th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators. Leiden : CWTS, pp.391-413
  • Gaston Heimeriks and Peter Van den Besselaar (2005), Mapping research topics through word-reference co-occurrences. In P. Ingwersen & B. Larsen (Eds), ISSI 2005, 10th international conference of the society for scientometrics and informetrics, Stockholm: Karolinska University Press, 2005. pp 575-584
  • Gaston Heimeriks & Peter van den Besselaar, The European Triple Helix; mapping research topics and their geographical distribution in the European STI-system. Proc 4th Triple Helix Conference Copenhagen, November 2002. CD-Rom
  • Peter van den Besselaar and Gaston Heimeriks (2001), Disciplinary, Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary: Concepts and Indicators. In M. Davis and C.S. Wilson (Eds), ISSI 2001, 8th international conference of the Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics, Sydney: UNSW 2001. pp. 705-716 <pdf>
  • Gaston Heimeriks, Loet Leydesdorff, & Peter van den Besselaar, Distributed scientific communication in the European information society: Some cases of mode 2 fields of research. Paper presented at Science & Technology Indicators Conference, Leiden, May 2000.

Other publications

Echte vooruitgang, het kan nog steeds  Financieel Dagblad 25 September 2015

Kleine HO-steden scoren best ScienceGuide 31 oktober 2014

How smart is specialisation? EUSPRI2014 Conference Blog June 8, 2014

Wageningen is de tweede biotechstad. NRC article (in Dutch) by Marcel aan de Brugh about “The path- and place-dependent nature of scientific knowledge production in biotech 1986-2008”, Journal of Economic Geography (1–26) <pdf>

Wageningen is growing steadily‘ Resource MARCH 28, 2013

Wageningen second biotechnological city in the world March 14, 2013

JRC Scientific & Policy Report: “A Systemic Assessment of the European Offshore Wind Innovation. Insights from the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and the United Kingdom”

Adriaans, P., Diederen, P. en Heimeriks, G. (2011) E-Science. De wetenschap in de 21ste eeuw. Achtergrondstudie van de Adviesraad voor het Wetenschaps- en Technologiebeleid (AWT)

Na de investeringen nu de verdere ontwikkeling van e-science (June 2010). Interview AWT niewsbrief (in Dutch)

Gaston Heimeriks (2007). The Challenge of Cybermetrics. Review of the Book: “The Knowledge-Based Economy: Modeled, Measured, Simulated” by Loet Leydesdorff, Cybermetrics 11 (1) <www> at