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Professor Judith Sutz

Professor of Science, Technology and Society - Academic Coordinator of the University Research Council


2408 33 09 ext. 121

Comisión Sectorial de Investigación Científica,
Universidad de la República
Jackson 1303
Montevideo, Uruguay

Judith Sutz is Full Professor and Academic Coordinator of the University Research Council of the Universidad de le Republica, Uruguay, where she inaugurated the teaching of science, technology and society. Her research focuses on the specific conditions for innovation in developing countries and with the production and social use of knowledge in such countries, including on the role of universities in knowledge creation and use. She has also worked and done research in Venezuela and France and was an ESRC Visitor to the Innogen Centre in 2009.

From 1991 to 1997 she was the Secretary for Science Technology and Development of the Latin American Commission of Social Sciences. She was a Member of the Task Force on Science, Technology and Innovation for the UN Millenium Development Goals Program (2002-2004). She is a member of the World Academy of Arts and Sciences. Presently, she is also President of the Globelics Scientific Board.

She has more than 100 publications on subjects that include: science and technology policy, University reform and development, innovation systems in Latin America, social inclusion and inclusive innovation, linkages between bio-innovation knowledge and production in Uruguay, and innovation systems in small countries.