Organizing Team

Conference Manager

  1. DI Stefan Philipp, Executive Assistant at Austrian Platform for Research & Technology Policy Evaluation

Scientific Committee

  1. Prof. Erik Arnold, Co-founder and Chairman of the Technopolis Group and part time Professor in International Innovation Policy at the University of Twente
  2. Prof. Jakob Edler, Executive Director at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester
  3. Prof. Jordi Molas-Gallart, Research Professor at Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)
  4. Dr. Sybille Hinze, Deputy director at iFQ-Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance
  5. Prof. Philippe Laredo, Director of Research at Institut Francilien, Recherche, Innovation et Société/ Université Paris-Est
  6. Prof. Maria Nedeva, Prof. at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research/ University of Manchester
  7. Mag. Wolfgang Polt, Head of Department at Center for Economic and Innovation Research/ Joanneum Research
  8. Matteo Razzanelli, MA, MSc, Senior Policy Officer at Science Europe
  9. Prof. Sergio Salles-Filho, Head of Department at University of Campinas, San Paulo
  10. Dr. Klaus Schuch, Managing Director at fteval - Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation / Scientific Director of ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation
  11. Dr. Michael Stampfer, Managing Director at WWTF - Vienna Science and Technology Fund
  12. Prof. Peter van den Besselaar, Prof. at the VU University Amsterdam, Network Institute & Department of Organization Studies, Netherlands
  13. Rosalinde van der Vlies, LL.M., Head of the Evaluation Unit, in DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission
  14. Mag. Katharina Warta, Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group
  15. Dr. Matthias Weber, Head of Business Unit at Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Innovation Systems Department

Organising Committee

  1. Mag. Elke Dall, Head of Unit at ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation
  2. Mag. Irene Danler, Deputy undersecrtery at bmwfw - Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
  3. Mag. Michael Dinges, Senior Expert Advisor at at Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Department Foresight & Policy Development, Austria
  4. Dr. Brigitte Ecker, Head of Group at Institute for Advanced Studies, Innovation, Education and Sustainability
  5. Prof. Jakob Edler, Executive Director at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester
  6. Dr. Elisabeth Froschauer-Neuhauser, Project manager at AQ Austria - Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria
  7. Dr. Abdullah Gok, Research Fellow at Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, University of Manchester
  8. Prof. Philippe Laredo, Director of Research at Institut Francilien, Recherche, Innovation et Société/ Université Paris-Est
  9. Dr. Sabine Mayer, Analyst at FFG - The Austrian Research Promotion Agency
  10. Mag. Simone Mesner, Undersecretery at bmwfw - Federal Ministry of Science and Research and Economy
  11. DI Stefan Philipp, Executive Assistant at Austrian Platform for Research & Technology Policy Evaluation
  12. Dr. Rupert Pichler, Head of Department at bmvit - Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
  13. Mag. Sabine Pohoryles-Drexel, Deputy Director at bmwfw - Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
  14. Dr. Falk Reckling, Head of Department at the FWF - Austrian Science Fund
  15. Dr. Klaus Schuch, Managing Director at fteval - Austrian Platform for Research and Technology Policy Evaluation / Scientific Director of ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation
  16. Dr. Sonja Sheikh, Deputy Director at the Austrian Institute for SME Research
  17. Dr. Mario Steyer, Contract staff member at bmvit - Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
  18. Dr. Michael Strassnig, Deputy Managing Director of WWTF, Austria
  19. Mag. Jürgen Streicher, Researcher at Joanneum Research, Austria
  20. Mag. Katharina Warta, Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group
  21. Mag. Klaus Zinöcker, Member of Strategy & Analysis Department at Austrian Science Fund (FWF)