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Researcher Profile

Mag. Wolfram Rhomberg

Mag. Wolfram Rhomberg


Expert Advisor


Innovation Systems & Policy

Competence Unit

Innovation Systems & Policy


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Innovation Dynamics and Modelling

Main Research: New Innovation Models, Research on the Future of Production, Entrepreneurship, Statistical Analysis, Strategy Consultancy, Governace of RTI Policy


Wolfram Rhomberg is an Expert Advisor at the business unit "Research, Technology & Innovation Policy" and joined AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH in 2006.
He studied Sociology at the Universities of Vienna and Edinburgh where he specialized on sociology of science and technology as well as methods of socioeconomic analysis.
He has worked in several international and national projects for both Austrian and European administrations. In the thematic priorities of manufacturing technologies and KET (nanotechnologies, photonics) he has coordinated and conducted several R&D strategy projects and road mapping processes, e.g. for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology. On European level he has contributed expertise and participated in several foresight studies dealing with new forms of innovation processes, mainly in manufacturing industries and related academia.
At the business unit he is engaged in RTD-policy consulting projects, technology foresight activities, manufacturing and entrepreneurship research, and business surveys dealing with firm innovation and production Technologies.

  • 2000-2000: Reader
    University of Brno, Institute of German Language and Literature / Czech-Republic
  • 2001-2006: Researcher, Project Manager
    Austrian Institute for SME Research / Austria
  • 2008-2008: Officer in the political cabinet of the State Secretary
    Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology / Austria
  • 2006-now: Expert Advisor, Project Manager
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Innovation Systems Department / Austria

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