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Dr. Franz ANDROSCH Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Innovation, voestalpine AG, Linz


1980-1986 Masters degree in chemical engineering, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz
1984-1990 Research engineer for metallic coatings, Voestalpine
1986-1991 PhD, Engineering Sciences, Technische Universität, Vienna
1990-2003 Head of the department for organic coatings and plastic hybrids, Voestalpine
2003-2006 Technical customer assistance and product manager/quality control, Voestalpine
2006-2014 Vice President Research & Development in the Business Unit Coil, Voestalpine
since 2014 Senior Vice President Research & Development and Innovation, Voestalpine


Member of the Supervisory Board of the AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology)
Member of the senate of the Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft
Member of the trustees of FOSTA (Forschungsvereinigung Stahlanwendung e.V.
Member of TECO (worldsteel - Committee on Technology)


Hans-Malzacher-Prize of the technical scientific association, Eisenhütte Österreich, for research on coating technology, 1997
Honor of the Steel Institute VDEh for earnings on promotion of technical exchange and teamwork between experts of the steel industry and their clients, 2005