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Mag. Wolfgang POLT Director, POLICIES - Institute for Economic and Innovation Research, Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Vienna

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1977-1985 Study of Economics and Business Informatics, University of Vienna
1985-1992 Research Fellow, Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Development and Technology Assessment of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
1992-1999 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Technology Studies of the Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf
1996-1998 Full time Consultant, OECD/Directorate Science, Technology and Industry/Division for Science and Technology Policy in Paris
since 2000 Head of the Viennese Office, INTERREG - Institute of Technology and Regional Policy and of the Viennese office of JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
since 2006 Authorised representative of JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
since 2010 Head of Centre for Economic and Innovation Research - POLICIES - JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz/Wien

Memberships

Chairman of the - Six Countries Programme for Innovation (6CP)
ERAWATCH Network - Member of the Management Committee
Nationalökonomische Gesellschaft (NOeG)
American Economic Association
American Evaluation Society
European Evaluation Society

Publications

Selection:
Polt, W.: Nachwort am Beginn der Krise. In: Polt-Heinzl, E. Einstürzende Finanzwelten. Markt, Gesellschaft und Literatur, Sonderzahl Verlag, Wien. S. 221-234, 2009
Polt, W. et al: The impact of publicly funded research on innovation, An analysis of European Framework Programmes for Research and Development PRO INNO Europe paper Nr. 7, Luxembourg, 2009
Polt, W. et al: Das deutsche Forschungs- und Innovationssystem. Ein internationaler Systemvergleich zur Rolle von Wissenschaft, Interaktionen und Governance für die technologische Leistungsfähigkeit, Mannheim, 2011 (forthcoming)
Polt, W.: Zur Rolle der Außeruniversitären Forschung im österreichischen Innovationssystem. In: Österreichischer Wissenschaftsrat (Ed.): KOOPERATION und/oder WETTBEWERB? Zum Verhältnis von universitärer und außeruniversitärer Forschung. Wien 2011 (forthcoming)
Co-author: Strategic Research Agenda for Joint Programming Initiative URBAN EUROPE. April 2011