Mag. Dr. Klaus Schuch

Geschäftsführer des Zentrums für Soziale Innovation (ZSI)

Klaus SCHUCH, expert on research and innovation policy and international S&T developments, born 1963 in Vienna. At present he is managing director and senior scientist at the ZSI (Centre for Social Innovation) in Vienna, Austria. He is lecturing "evaluation" at the University of Vienna (course for international development) and in the post-graduate course on vocational qualification in the social sciences.
Klaus Schuch has earned a PhD from the University of Vienna. He was assistant researcher at the Vienna University for Business Administration and Economics (1992-1994), director of the branch office Sofia of the Austrian Institute of East- and Southeast European Studies (1995-1996) and head of the unit for international RTD co-operation (INCO-NCP) at the BIT -- Bureau for International Research and Technology Co-operation (1997-2001).
He consults several Austrian agencies and ministries as well as international bodies dealing with research, innovation and technology in general and with techno-globalisation in particular.
He is author of more than 40 papers and reports.