Frederik Questier


Prof. dr. Frederik Questier’s work at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB – Free University of Brussels) focuses on the intersections of openness, innovation, technologies and education.

He is co-founder of the Open Patent Office which aims to stimulate innovation by providing an open, free & social alternative to the traditional patent offices.

He is co-founder and former Research & Innovation Director of Chamilo, an association which aims at bringing you the best Free and Open Source software for e-learning and collaboration.

He volunteers as a consultant for ICT in education projects for universities in developing countries, mainly in Cuba and several African countries.

Until the end of 2009 he was head of an expertise center in his university, focusing on the educational training of academic staff, educational innovation and the use of ICT in education.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)



Book cover : How open is the future
F. Questier and W. Schreurs, Chapter “Open courseware and Open scientific publications”, in “How open is the future? Economic, Social & Cultural Scenarios based on Free & Open Source Software”, Eds M. Wynants and J. Cornelis, VUBpress, ISBN: 9789054873785 (2005)
Free download (Creative Commons License)

Book cover : Onderwijsvernieuwing_een_continu_proces
T. Derks, J. Driesen, A. Horemans, F. Questier, K. Steenhaut, H. Van Lindt (editors), Onderwijsvernieuwing: een continu proces (Educational innovation: a continuous process), VUBpress, ISBN: 9789054874881 (2008)
Free download (Creative Commons License)

Book cover : Open Bron, Open Inhoud, Open Leren
D. Gombeir en F. Questier (editors), Open Bron, Open Inhoud, Open Leren (Open Source, Open Content, Open Learning), Wolters Plantyn, ISBN-ISSN:9030188480 (2005)
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