Piret Fischer

  • 2001-2005 studied Biotechnology and Genetics in the University of Tartu, Baccalaureus Scientiarum in Biotechnology (2005).
  • 2006-2007 European Studies on Science and Technology (ESST) in the University of Maastricht, Master of Arts 2007.
  • Researcher in University College London (2004) and CIRCLE Research Institute, Lund University (2007). 2006 Traineeship in European Commission, Directorate General of Research, Directorate for Biotechnologies, Brussels.
  • 2007-2008 composer of “Estonian National Biotechnology Strategy 2008 – 2013”, working for Estonian Biotechnology Association. 2009-2010 Traineeship in EuropaBio (The European Association for Bioindustry) on regulatory affairs. Employed since March 2010 as a researcher in the Competence Center Emerging Technologies in the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe. 
  • Since April 2011 doctoral candidate in innovation studies, University of Utrecht. Dissertation supervised by Prof. Ellen Moors and Prof. Marko Hekkert.