Hans Hellsmark is a researcher, specialist, at Chalmers and coordinator of Chalmers Initiative for Innovation and Sustainability Transitions. He is also one of the profile managers for the profile area Technology Governance in Energy Transitions within the Energy Area of Advance as well as Chalmers coordinator for the Swedish knowledge centre for renewable transportation fuels – f3. As a coordinator, he works with actors in academia, industry and policy involved in societal transitions, providing knowledge support and tailored activities. In his research, the focus is on research and innovation policy for transformative change. He is particularly interested in the socio-economic benefits of governmental investments in research infrastructure, the interaction between policy, industry, research institutes and universities for creating and facilitating societal transition processes.