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09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from Diversity

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Technology locations with strategic orientation and tailored promotion systems show higher profitability. The key to success is based on the exchange of know-how between different research groups and economic institutions. Interdisciplinary cooperation increases the potential for innovation and creates new ways of thinking. What are the necessary steps for research and development to recognize market necessities and what forms of communication are indispensable to promote better cooperation of potential innovation drivers?

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten
Head of Research and Development Paper, Mondi International; Head of Product & Process Development, Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper
Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna; Member of the Steering Committee, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Chief Economist, Federation of Austrian Industries; Head, Economica - Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Managing Director, Forster Verkehrs- und Werbetechnik GmbH, Waidhofen an der Ybbs
Professor of Applied Biochemistry and Vice-Rector for Research, Danube University Krems
Managing Director, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development, Vienna
Head of Department, Company and Technology, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Dr.in Petra BOHUSLAV

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten

Economic sciences (tourism, human resource management), WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing manager, Railtours Austria Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Rogner-Thermen Blumau, Stegersbach Chief Executive Officer, Archäologiepark Carnuntum Ltd. Chief Executive Officer, Congress Casino Baden Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Sports, Culture, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten Minister for Youth, Education and Sports, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
1991
1991-1994
1995
1996-2001
2001-2004
2004-2008
2008-2009

DI Leo ARPA

Head of Research and Development Paper, Mondi International; Head of Product & Process Development, Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper

 Pulp & Paper Technology at Graz University of Technology
 Junior Researcher at Mondi Frantschach GmbH
 Production Engineer Deinking at UPM Steyrermühl
 Technologist at M. Kaindl KG
 Senior Researcher at Mondi Frantschach GmbH
 Head of Laboratory Mondi Frantschach GmbH
 Application and Food Safety
 Development of Mondi's R&D Centres for Kraft Paper, Bag
 MBA at Instituto de Empresa, Madrid
 Head of R&D Uncoated Fine & Kraft Paper
 Head of R&D Paper, Mondi Europe & International

DI Dr. Michaela FRITZ

Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna; Member of the Steering Committee, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Master studies, Department of Materials Science, ETH Zurich Diploma thesis, Washington Research Centre, W. R. Grace, Columbia, Maryland, MD Research assistant; Teaching assistant, Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology, ETH Zurich Ph.D. studies, Department of Materials Science, ETH Zurich Ph.D. scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA Business development, Bioscience, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich Head, LISA - Life Sciences Austria, Technology & Innovation, Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH, Vienna Managing Director, LISA VR, Life Science Austria Vienna Region, Vienna Head, Department Health and Environment, AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna President, AAL Austria, Vienna Vice-Rector, Research and Innovation, Medical University Vienna Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Joanneum Research, Vienna
1989-1994
1994-1995
1995-1998
1996-2000
2000-2001
2001-2004
2005-2010
2006-2010
2010-2015
2012-2016
since 2015
since 2015

Dr. Christian HELMENSTEIN

Chief Economist, Federation of Austrian Industries; Head, Economica - Institute of Economic Research, Vienna

Studienabschlüsse, Universität zu Köln (Dipl.-Volksw. und Dipl.-Kfm.) Promotion (Dr. rer. oec.), Ruhr-Universität Bochum Vertragsassistent für Mathematik und Computerverfahren sowie für Ökonomie, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien Abteilungsleiter für Finanzwirtschaft, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien Abteilungsleiter für Finanzwirtschaft und Ökonomie, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien Gründungsvorstand für Finanzen im IHS Burgenland und im IHS Kärnten Stv. Vorsitzender des BusinessEurope EcoFin-Committees Leiter des Cognion Forschungsverbundes, Wien Chefökonom der österreichischen Industriellenvereinigung Vorsitzender der BusinessEurope Regional Policy Working Group
1992-1993
1996
1992-1996
1997-1999
1999-2004
1998-2004
  Mitglied des Aufsichtsrates der Österreichischen Bundesfinanzierungsagentur
2009-2013
seit 2001
seit 2004
seit 2013

Ing. Mag. Raimund HÜTTENBRENNER

Managing Director, Forster Verkehrs- und Werbetechnik GmbH, Waidhofen an der Ybbs

Betriebsingenieur u. Betriebsleiter bei Böhler Ybbstal Band Studium der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Controlling u. Fertigungswirtschaft), Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Assistent Geschäftsleitung Fa. Forster Prokurist - kaufmmännische Leitung der operativen Forstergruppe Vorstandsmitglied der Forster AG Geschäftsführer von Forster Verkehrs- und Werbetechnik GmbH und Forster Industrietechnik GmbH
1983-1989
1989-1994
1994-1995
1995-2003
2000-2008
seit 2003

Dr. Viktoria WEBER

Professor of Applied Biochemistry and Vice-Rector for Research, Danube University Krems

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna FEBS training on glycoconjugates, Lille, France Dr. rer. nat. techn. Research fellow, Institute for Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Research fellow, Institute for Tumor Biology and Cancer Research, Medical University of Vienna Group Leader, Center for Biomedical Technology, Danube University Krems Habilitation (venia docendi) for Biochemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Professor in Biochemistry, Danube University Krems Lecturer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Biotechnology) Vice-Rector for Research, Danube University Krems Head, Christian Doppler Laboratory for Innovative Therapy Approaches in Sepsis Head, Working Group Education, Europaean Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO) Lecturer, PhD-program Regenerative Medicine, Danube University Krems
1985-1993
1992
1993
1991-1994
1995-1998
since 1999
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2010
since 2010
since 2010
since 2013
since 2014
since 2015

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. MBA Ludovit GARZIK

Managing Director, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development, Vienna

Master of Science (Geodesy), Technical University of Vienna Technical Project Manager, Civil Engineering Office Vienna Head of Customer Relations Management (CRM), dGPS DatenverbreitungsgesmbH Postgraduate Technical Business, DWT, Postgraduate Studies at the Technical University of Vienna Head of GALILEO Contact Point Austria / Satellite Navigation, Austrian Space Agency Delegate to Boards: GALILEO Supervisory Board, European Commission (EC); Permanent Expert Space, AeroSpace, Master of Business Administration (General Management), Postgraduate Studies at the Danube University Krems Dr. (Marketing), Vienna University for Economics and Business Administration Staff Unit for the Managing Board, Austrian Research Promotion Agency
1996
1996-1999
1999-2000
2000
2000-2004
  6th Framework Programme; GALILEO Security Board, European Commission (EC); Programme Board Navigation,
  European Space Agency (ESA); ESA Security Commity, European Space Agency (ESA)
2000-2005
2001
2002
2004-2005

Dipl.-Ing. Claus ZEPPELZAUER

Head of Department, Company and Technology, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Brauereileiter, Braumeister und stellvertretender Geschäftsführer, 1. Wiener Gasthofbrauerei Senior Consultant, Czipin & Proudfoot, früher Czipin & Partner, Internationale Produktivitätsberatung Leiter, Abteilung Research & Development, Melbrosin International GmbH & Co KG Gründer und Inhaber, Life Science Project Management, Unternehmensberatung für externe Projektleitung von interdisziplinären F&E - Projekten Technopolemanager, Tulln, ecoplus. Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH Geschäftsfeldleiter, Technopole, ecoplus. Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH
 Studium der Lebensmittel- und Biotechnologie, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1998-2000
2000-2001
2001-2003
2003-2004
seit 2004
seit 2006
  Verantwortlich für die Geschäftsfelder Cluster Niederösterreich, Internationalisierung und Technopole

Technology Symposium

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27.08.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Social
11:00 - 11:10 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015 Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Policy Talk Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Living with the Machine in the Future Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Cyber Physical Systems Plenary
17:45 - 19:15 Regional Debate Central Eastern Europe Plenary
19:15 - 21:30 Career Lounge Social
19:15 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

28.08.2015

07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 08:30 Bioeconomy Plenary
08:50 - 10:15 Complexity Science Plenary
10:15 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Session Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing Inequality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in Comparison Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy Revolution Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Games of InEquality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and Philosophy Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different Ways Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from Diversity Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and Mobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED Lighting Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and Mainstream Breakout
18:00 - 19:30 Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your Company Partner

29.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology Symposium Plenary
08:30 - 09:30 InEquality: The New Silk Road Plenary
09:50 - 11:15 Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital Modernity Plenary
11:15 - 11:30 Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social