Areas of Expertise
- Support for the further strategic development of the institute: day-to-day management, business development and strategic planning
- Establishment and expansion of institutional collaborations and networks, in particular networking with other Fraunhofer institutes and partners in Latin America
- Regional expert for Spain and Latin America
Manuel Molina Vogelsang has been working as a research fellow in the Innovative Regions Unit since July 2023. He joined the institute’s Innovation Policy and Transfer Design Unit as a research fellow in November 2016. Mr. Molina Vogelsang has also provided previous support to the Fraunhofer IMW management in his capacity as a research assistant and as the institute’s Strategic Development Manager. In addition, since May 2015 he has lectured on the topics innovation management and innovation economics at the University of Leipzig. He has also worked with the Hamburg-based Latin America Verein as a country consultant covering the nations of Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela, and in the Department for International Business Development at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft headquarters. Here he oversaw collaborations with Latin America and supported the team leadership through contents-related and administrative tasks. Mr. Molina Vogelsang studied Latin American Regional Studies with a focus on economics at the University of Cologne.