Jos Winnink is a researcher at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University in the Netherlands. His research focuses on the interaction of science and technology. His research topic Knowledge flows between frontier science and breakthrough technologies is one of the research lines of the Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies (STIS) group. In his PhD Thesis he focused on early stage detection of breakthroughs using bibliometric information. On these subjects he published several (conference) papers. Given his history in the world of patents Jos has a special interest in patent information and is within CWTS one of the experts on this subject. Currently Jos focus is on linking patent databases with other data sources to create multidimensional data infrastructures.