Alfred Radauer is Senior Consultant and Authorised Representative (“Prokurist” under Austrian law) at Technopolis Group Austria. He joined the company in 2008, after he had worked between 1999 and 2008 at the Austrian Institute for SME Research. In his professional career, he has accumulated extensive experience in the execution of innovation-related studies and evaluations as well as providing respective strategic advice using various quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Foremost, Alfred specialised in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). In this context, his assignments focus on the interface between legal, technological and economic issues of IP in innovation policy as well as the interaction of IP with regulation and other policy areas. The assignments are spanning all types of IP instruments. Clients include national ministries and funding agencies, the European Patent Office (EPO), the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) or the European Parliament. Examples of his assignments include:
Alfred applies his domain knowledge as well as his methodological expertise eventually in innovation policy-related projects of a more general nature, such as in the evaluation of the Viennese RTDI strategy or the evaluation of the Austrian support structures for FP7 and Eureka.
Apart from his duties at Technopolis, Alfred is teaching part-time innovation economics as well as innovation and IP management for students of “international business” and “SME management” at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences. Alfred is fluent in English, German and Romanian and has a working knowledge of French. He has a master´s degree from the Vienna University of Business and is member of professional bodies such as the Licensing Executives Society (LES).