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Dr. H.G. Ordóñez-Matamoros


Assistant Professor
Ravelijn room RA 4408

Gonzalo Ordóñez-Matamoros
PO Box 217
NL-7500 AE Enschede

E-mail: h.g.ordonezmatamoros(at)
Telephone: (053) 489 3348

New book:

Research Handbook on Innovation Governance for Emerging Economies – Towards Better Models

January 2017

New book:

Manual de análisis y disẽno de políticas públicas

April 2013

Coordinator of:

International Research Evaluation Course



Gonzalo Ordóñez-Matamoros is PhD in Public Policy of the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Georgia State University, USA. He graduated as B.A. in Finance and International Relations at the Universidad Externado de Colombia (UEC), as M.A. (D.E.A.) in International Economics and Economic Development at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, and as M.A. (D.E.A.) in International and European-Community Economic Relations Law at the Université Paris X- Nanterre, France. Dr. Ordóñez worked as Executive Director of the Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology, and as a staff member at COLCIENCIAS, the Colombian Science Foundation. He is professor at the Faculty of Finance, Government and International Relations at the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogotá, and Research Associate at the Technology Policy and Assessment Center –TPAC of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He has served as consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank –IDB, the United Nations Development Program –UNDP, and to several Colombian government agencies. His research interests relate to issues associated with Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Design, as well as on Policy Performance and Impact Assessment Methods.


  • Policy analysis, design and evaluation methods
  • Governance of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI)
  • Innovation policy models (rationales and relevance)
  • R&D evaluation and performance assessment
  • Determinants, processes and impacts of international research collaboration and mobility of researchers from/to abroad.
  • Tech mining and strategic planning of research in funding institutions
  • STI Policymaking in Latin-America



His teaching experience include:

  • Policy Analysis: School of Behavioral, Management and Social Sciences (European Studies track). University of Twente: Since 2010
  • Overview of R&D Evaluation Methods and Data Analyses: International Course of R&D Evaluation. STePS: Since 2010
  • Policy Analysis, Design and Evaluation Methods: FIGRI-UEC: since 2006
  • R&D Evaluation. Chinese Academy of Science, 2016
  • Introduction to Science and Technology Policy: FIGRI-UEC: 1997-2002 and 2006-2009
  • Science, Technology and Human Values: School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology: 2004-2005
  • International Economics: Facultad de Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales, Universidad Externado de Colombia (FIGRI-UEC): 1997-2002
  • Economic Development: FIGRI-UEC: 1997-2002
  • Bs-, Ms- and PhD- thesis supervision include:
  • Innovation dynamics and policy (Luis Orozco, PhD-2012; Mario Martínez, PhD-2012; Remco Bloemen, Ms-2012; Pedro Pablo
  • The role of R&D evaluation in organizational/systemic learning (Pierre Padilla, PhD-2016; Junwen Luo, PhD-2016)
  • Research Governance (Anna Reinhardt, Bs-2014; and María Alejandra Tejada, PhD-c)
  • Policy Analysis, Design and Evaluation (Lisa Kraus, Bs-2013; Gustavo Valdivieso, PhD –c)
  • Lobbying and policymaking at the EU-level (Anna Wagner, Bs-2012; Robert Goldman, Bs-2012)
  • Regional integration and global governance (Matthias Knepper, Bs-2012; Hagen Weiss, Bs-2017)




Kuhlmann, S. and H. G. Ordonez-Matamoros, Eds. (2017). “Research Handbook on Innovation Governance for Emerging Economies: Towards Better Models”. Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, MA. USA., Edward Elgar

Ordónez-Matamoros, G., Tadlaoui, S., Porras, S., Duarte, J., López, L., Martínez, L., and Calderón, G. (2013) “Manual de Análisis y Diseño de Políticas Públicas”. Editorial Universidad Externado de Colombia. ISBN: 978-958-710-896-5. 324p.

Ordóñez-Matamoros, G. (2011) “International Research Collaboration, Research Team Performance, and Scientific & Technological Capabilities in Colombia---A Bottom-up Perspective.” ProQuest, UMI Dissertation Publishing. ISBN: 1243589124, 230p. 

Ordóñez-Matamoros, G., J.F. Buchelli, N. Currea, F.J. Giraldo, C.A. Páez, C.T. Rincón, J. Sepúlveda, V.M. Gómez, P.X. Ruiz. (2010) “La Cooperación Internacional hacia los Países de Renta Media: Una Aproximación al Caso de América Latina y Colombia”. Presidencia de la República - Acción Social y Universidad Externado de Colombia. 105p. 

Book Chapters:

Orozco, L.A., Cancino, R., García, M., Moreno, G., Petit-Breuilh, J., Goñi, J., Padilla, P. León, A. y Ordóñez-Matamoros, H.G. (2016). “Redes de política y gobernanza de los sistemas nacionales de innovación: una comparación entre Chile y Colombia”. In Casas, R. & Mercado, A. (Coord). Mirada Iberoamericana a las Políticas de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación. Capítulo 7: pp. 221-258. Buenos Aires: Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales - CLACSO. ISBN 978-987-722-180-0.

Kuhlmann, S., J. Edler, G. Ordóñez-Matamoros, S. Randles, B. Walhout, C. Gough, R. Lindner. (2016). “Responsibility Navigator”, in Ralf Lindner, Stefan Kuhlmann, Sally Randles, Bjørn Bedsted, Guido Gorgoni, Erich Griessler, Allison Loconto, Niels Mejlgaard. ‘Navigating Towards Shared Responsibility in Research and Innovation. Approach, Process and Results of the Res-AGorA Project.’ Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI. Germany, ISBN:9783000517099, pp. 135 – 160.

Journal Articles:

van Oost, E., S. Kuhlmann, G. Ordóñez-Matamoros and P. Stegmaier. (2016) “Futures of science with and for society: towards transformative policy orientations”. Foresight, Vol. 18(3): 3-24. ISSN: 1463-6689 DOI: 10.1108/FS-10-2014-0063

Luo, J., Ordonez-Matamoros, H.G., and Kuhlmann, S. (2015) “Aggregated Governance by R&D Evaluation Mechanism- Case Study of Chinese Academy of Sciences.” Asian Research Policy. Vol 6(1): 56-72. ISSN: 2093-3509 / ISSN: 2234-1889 Korea Institute of Science & Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)

Correa-Restrepo, J.S., M.A. Tejada-Gómez, E. Cayón-Fallón, y G. Ordóñez-Matamoros (2014) “Science and Technology Policy in Colombia: A Comparative Review.” European Journal of Scientific Research. Vol.121 No.3, 2014, pp.267-285. ISSN 1450-216X / 1450-202X. 

Ordóñez-Matamoros, G., S.E. Cozzens, M. García (2012) “Who Collaborates Internationally on R&D in Developing Countries?: The Case Of Colombia.” African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. Vol 4(2): 29-68. ISSN:2042-1338. 

Bortagaray, I. and Ordóñez-Matamoros, G. (2012) “Introduction to the Special Issue of the Review of Policy Research: Innovation, Innovation Policy, and Social Inclusion in Developing Countries.” Review of Policy Research. Vol. 29(6): 669–671. ISSN: 1541-132X and 1541-1338

Ordóñez-Matamoros, G., S.E. Cozzens, M. García (2011) “North-South and South-South research collaboration: What differences does it make for developing countries? - the case of Colombia.” IEEE Xplore Digital Library. ISSN: 2159-1889X

Ordóñez-Matamoros, G., S.E. Cozzens, M. García (2010) “International Co-Authorship and Research Team Performance in Colombia.” Review of Policy Research. Vol. 27(4): 415-431. ISSN: 1541-132X and 1541-1338

Cozzens, S.E., S. Gatchair, J. Kang, K-S. Kim, H-J. Lee, G. Ordóñez, A. Porter. (2010) “Emerging Technologies: Quantitative Identification and Measurement.” Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. Vol. 22(3): 361-376. ISSN: 0953-7325 


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