Dr. Thomas Stahlecker

Project Manager, Coordinator of Business Unit Regional Innovation Systems

Studied economic geography, International technical and economic cooperation and geography at Technical University of Aachen (RWTH), main focus: regional economy analysis, regional business development; 1998 Magister Artium; 2005 doctoral thesis on the subject “Regional ties in the founding and early development process of knowledge-intensive business service firms“. Practical studies at the State Initiative Biotechnology in Northrhine-Westphalia (Cologne); he worked as a researcher at the Center of Technology Assessment in Baden-Wuerttemberg; in May 2000 entrance to the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe, Competence Center Policy – Industry – Innovation and since 2008 coordinator of Business Unit Regional Innovation Systems.