Dipl.-Ing. Lorenz Erdmann

Coordinator of Business Unit Future Alternatives and Society

Lorenz Erdmann joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in October 2011. He works as research associate and project manager at the Competence Center Foresight. Among his major research topics are the development and application of foresight methods (e.g. scenarios, roadmapping, future-oriented surveys and dialogues), and their integration into inter- and transdisciplinary research processes (e.g. combination with methods of industrial ecology and social-ecological research).

Lorenz Erdmann graduated at the Technical University Berlin (Germany) in Environmental Engineering. Afterwards (1999-2011) he worked as research associate and project manager at the Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment (IZT), Berlin. In 2010 he passed a research stay at the Center for Industrial Ecology of Yale University.