Michael Prilop

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Michael Prilop

Research Fellow, Unit Competitive Intelligence

Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW
Neumarkt 9-19
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 231039-126

Fax +49 341 231039-9126


  • Head of software development in the Competitive Intelligence Unit
  • Development of the software architecture for data-intensive interdisciplinary projects
  • Utilization of the Big Data Center

Professional development

Mr. Prilop studied Computer Sciences at Leipzig University and at the Universidad de La Laguna. Before that, he gained practical web development and semantic system experience in Leipzig University's “Topic Maps Lab” and also with several international companies. Michael Prilop has worked for the Competitive Intelligence Unit since 2012. He manages the software development area and is responsible for the software architecture in interdisciplinary, data-intensive projects with the aid of the Big Data Center (BDC-1).