Dr. rer. pol. Djerdj Horvat

Project Manager

Djerdj Horvat studied business and economics with special focus on international entrepreneurship. Thereafter he did his Masters degree in Germany at the University of Potsdam in the Programme “Master of Economics and Business“ with focus on international finance, banking, innovation management and entrepreneurship. Parallel to the work at the institute he finished his doctoral thesis on “Absorptive capacity in foreign subsidiaries of multinational companies“ at the Freie Universität in Berlin at the Department of Innovation Management. Since November 2014 he has been employed as a researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research in Karlsruhe, first in the Competence Center Industrial and Service Innovations, since June 2015 in the Competence Center Policy – Industry – Innovation (Business Unit Industrial Innovation Strategies), since July 2019 in the Competence Center Innovation and Knowledge Economy (Business Unit Industrial Change und New Business Models).