Dr. Steffen Preissler

Steffen Preissler

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Dr. rer. pol. Steffen Preissler

Deputy Institute Director, Head of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Division

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

Phone +49 341 231039-121

Fax +49 341 231039-9121

Areas of Expertise

  • Knowledge and technology transfer
  • Science management (strategy and organization)

 

Professional Development
 

Dr. Steffen Preissler studied political science, law and sociology in Leipzig (D), Olomouc (CZ) and in Samara (RUS). He first worked as a research assistant at the Center for International Economic Relations (ZIW) in Leipzig and then joined the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in 2006. Fraunhofer is the leading organization for applied research in Europe. Since then he has designed and managed various national and international projects (e.g. EU, BMBF, BMWi). Since 2008 he is head of the department "Knowledge and Technology Transfer" and holds a teaching position at the University of Leipzig. In 2020, Dr. Steffen Preissler was appointed deputy director of the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW by the Executive Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

Since 2010, he has served as an expert for various ministries (CZ, D), funding agencies (Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG) and in 2012 and 2018 as a Short Term Consultant for the World Bank. In 2015, he was commissioned by the EU Commission as an "Independent Expert" within the framework of the new "Policy Support Facility" to work out recommendations for the further development of the Bulgarian research and innovation system as part of a 10-member expert team at the initiative of the Bulgarian government. In 2016, he received his doctorate from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Leipzig on the topic "Interorganizational Knowledge and Technology Transfer. A transactional economic analysis between market and hierarchy". Since 2019 he has been involved in the working group "Digital Business Models" of the German government's Platform Industry 4.0 in the sub-working group on German-Chinese cooperation.

 

Publications

YearTitle/AuthorDocument Type
2018Künstliche Intelligenz - Eine Einordnung
Posselt, Thorsten; Döbel, Inga; Molina Vogelsang, Manuel; Preissler, Steffen; Riemer, Annamaria; Welz, Juliane
Journal Article
2017Gemeinsame Potenziale nutzen
Abdelkafi, Nizar; Thuns, Marina; Bezerra Hartmann, Mayra; Preissler, Steffen
Book Article
2017Die Transformation der weltweiten Wirtschaft durch die Digitalisierung: Der Bedarf an angewandter Forschung zur Orientierung für Unternehmen
Posselt, Thorsten; Preissler, Steffen
Journal Article
2016Wege zur Stärkung der wirtschaftlichen Verwertung aus der Wissenschaft: Lehren aus der förderpolitischen Praxis
Lehmann, Harald; Schmitz, Velina; Kehrer, Julian; Preissler, Steffen; Preissler, Anzhela; Riemer, Annamaria; Rockel, Jens; Zirkova, Inga
Study
2013Wissens- und Technologietransfer in der Region Leipzig: Gutachten im Auftrag der AG Regionalkonferenz Leipzig
Lehmann, Harald; Preissler, Steffen
Report
2012Creating an organised IP rights market in Europe
Bader, M.; Gassmann, O.; Jha, P.; Liegler, F.; Maicher, L.; Posselt, T.; Preissler, S.; Ruether, F.; Tonisson, L.; Wabra, S.
Journal Article
2011Creating a financial market for IPR. Final report: EU Tender No 3/PP/ENT/CIP/10/A/NO2S003
Bader, Martin; Gassmann, Oliver; Jha, Pirjo; Liegler, Florian; Maicher, Lutz; Posselt, Thorsten; Preissler, Steffen; Ruether, Frauke; Wabra, Stephan
Report
2009EU communication on corporate social responsibility and the effects on national and corporate sustainability agendas
Gorban, Marianna; Johnson, Matthew; Preissler, Steffen
Journal Article
2009National councils for sustainable development - an appropriate tool of common use?
Kohlmann, Romy; Preissler, Steffen; Stengel, Malgorzata
Journal Article
2008Forschung für die Nachhaltigkeit - FONA Mitteilungen L2L-Folgeprozess Kooperation mit den Staaten Mittel- und Osteuropas
Preissler, Steffen; Kohlmann, Romy
Journal Article
2008Forschungsdialog zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung mit den Staaten Mittel- und Osteuropas: Rumänien
Kohlmann, Romy; Preissler, Steffen
Journal Article
2007Demokratischer Prozess zwischen Stadtparlament, Stadtverwaltung und den Bürgern in Leipzig
Preissler, Steffen
Book Article
2005Marktwirtschaft und Unternehmensstruktur in Russland und in der EU. Zur konstitutiven Bedeutung von Unternehmertum und Wettbewerb in Transformationsprozessen
Preissler, Steffen; Starodubrowskii, V.; Lutysk, T.; Kunze, C.
Book Article
2005Rahmenbedingungen und wirtschaftspolitische Förderung der Tätigkeit von KMU unter der Präsidentschaft Putins
Preissler, Steffen; Kunze, C.; Khachaturyan, A.; Rudolph, K.
Book Article
2005Status der Unternehmer und des Unternehmertums im heutigen Russland
Preissler, Steffen; Starodubrowskii, V.; Kunze, C.
Book Article
2005Zur Wiederentstehung und Entwicklung privaten Unternehmertums und privater Kleinunternehmen in der Russischen Föderation
Khachaturyan, A.; Kunze, C.; Preissler, Steffen
Book Article
2003Demokratyczna wspolpraca mieszkancow, Rady Miejskiej i administracji miejskiej
Müller, Elke; Preissler, Steffen
Book Article
2001Zur Messung Politischer Aktivität
Preissler, Steffen; Rauch, Mathias
Book Article
This publication list has been generated from the publication database Fraunhofer-Publica.

Further Talks and Conference Contributions

2019

  • Preissler, S. (2019). Opening speech and moderation of three workshops: »Transfer Co‐Creator: Who Is Involved in the Transfer?«, »Create a Common Transfer Vision: What Shall Be Transferred?«, »From Research to Market: How the Results Can Be Transferred?«. German‐Greek Workshop on Knowledge and Technology Transfer. Athens (Greece). 11.-13.6.2019. 
  • Preissler, S. (2019). Expert forum 1: »Unser Europa für mehr Innovation & Wertschöpfung in Sachsen«. Panelist, 14th Think Tank of the CDU Saxony. Dresden. 17.5.2019. 

2018

  • Preissler, S. (2018). Bulgaria – A Role Model for Technological Success?. Workshop »Transforming the Transformation? – Economic and Social Development in Central and Eastern Europe«. Leibniz-Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe (GWZO), Fraunhofer IMW. Leipzig. 28.-30.11.2018.
  • Preissler, S. (2018). Wissens- und Technologietransfer in Zeiten der Digitalisierung. Transfer workshop with the focus »Innovationen aus der Wissenschaft – Wer macht den ersten Schritt?«. German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF. Berlin. 15.-16.11.2018.
  • Preissler, S. (2018). Marktchance Afrika: Frugale Innovationen im Sektor Umwelttechnologie. Keynote, Country Special South Africa at IFAT 2018. Munich. 16.5.2018. 
  • Preissler, S. (2018). Participant of the session »From Lab to Market: How to commercialise innovations, an interactive panel«. Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth. Sofia (Bulgaria). 4.5.2018. 
  • Preissler, S. (2018). Technological Commercialization Model of Fraunhofer. Korean Innovation Model, Technology Commercialization Model of Fraunhofer and Lessons for Bulgaria. Sofia (Bulgaria). 20.3.2018.

2012

  • Preissler, S. (2012). Technology Transfer of public funded research organizations. Scientific workshop. »Topical Issues of Economics and Management in the Context of Globalization: German and Russian Experience«. Kazan 2010/11.

“We must overcome this segmentation“ – Interview with Dr. Steffen Preissler