Germany

Nadia Galati

Nadia Galati has developed an expertise in public policy evaluation with a recent particular interest in higher education policy, research cooperation and innovation policy. She has contributed to evaluations and studies for European and national public bodies, for example in the context of ERANet-LAC, the funding programme “FH-Impuls” by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research or the Electric Mobility Showcase funded by the German Federal Government. She has successfully applied a range of methods such as interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research, statistical analysis and benchmarking studies.

Recent assignments in the higher education sector include the monitoring of the funding programme “FH-Impuls” (German Federal Ministry for Education and Research) that aims at developing regional partnerships between universities of applied sciences in order to stimulate innovation and growth. She is also involved in the assessment of the tools and deliverables under the EU framework Education and Training 2020, EU-Indian networking activities to support the connection of the respective startup ecosystems as well as the EU-CELAC INNOVACT project on cross-border cooperation. She has contributed to several studies such as a benchmarking study on material efficiency on behalf of the French environment and energy agency ADEME and a study on the Hessian innovation system.

Prior to joining Technopolis Group, Nadia Galati worked for the Deutsches Dialog Institut GmbH, a German policy consultancy specialised in consensus building processes among decision-makers in politics, industry and civil society. During this time, she was responsible for the final evaluation of the communication processes for ERANet-LAC, a research partnership project on joint innovation projects between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean. She contributed to studies for the Parallel Impact Research of the Electric Mobility Showcase. Previously, she worked at the Goethe Welcome Centre at Goethe University Frankfurt as a student assistant supporting international researchers as well as at the research institute GIGA Hamburg conducting research on Asian relations.

She obtained both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science from the Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany. She is fluent in German and English and has advanced knowledge of Korean.