Areas of Expertise
- Knowledge and technology transfer
- Innovation and technology policy
- Knowledge-based regional development
Dr. Friedrich Dornbusch joined Fraunhofer IMW as a project manager in November 2014, and has headed the Innovation Policy and Transfer Design Unit since January 2017. Previously, he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI as a research associate and doctoral candidate. Friedrich studied Economic Geography and Economics at Hanover University. In his doctoral thesis on »Determinants of Academics' Engagement in the Region and in University-Industry Interactions - New evidence based on survey and patent data«, he examined the determinants of the collaboration between researchers and companies, and their quantitative measurability. He contributes extensive project experience in the areas of knowledge and technology transfer, the development of the respective patent statistical and bibliometric indicators and the evaluation of policy funding programs. Since January 2015, Friedrich is also research fellow in the field of Innovation Economics at the Technical University of Berlin.
Seminar »National innovation system theory and empirical data«