Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2013
      Chair Innovation and Technology Management at the Institute for Entrepreneurship, Technology Management and Innovation (ENTECHNON) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

  • Since 2007
    Director of the Fraunhofer Institute of System and Innovation Research (ISI)

  • Since 2004
    Professor's chair in innovation and technology management at the University of Kassel, Germany

  • 2003
    Visiting professor at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • 2003
    Private lecturer, Technical University of Munich, Germany

  • 2003
    Visiting C4 professor of innovation management at the University of Kassel

  • 2000 – 2003
    Senior lecturer and head of a research section, Department of Business Economics with an emphasis on logistics, Technical University of Munich

  • 1997 – 2000
    Lecturer and head of a research section, Department of Business Economics with an emphasis on logistics, Technical University of Munich

  • 1993 – 1997
    Diplom degree in business economics; LMU Munich, strategic business management, production economics and controlling and organisational and economic psychology

  • 1987 – 1991
    Diplom degree in clothing engineering, Technical University of Sigmaringen, Germany, trainer aptitude test and REFA

  • 1985 – 1987
    Teaching and training for the tailor's trade (IHK)

  • 1985
    Abitur (A-levels) at the grammar school of Traunreut, Germany

Selected publications

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M (2016): Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement, in: Jung, R./Heinzen, M./ Quarg, S. (eds.) (2016) : Allgemeine Managementlehre – Lehrbuch für die angewandte Unternehmens- und Personalführung, 6th newly revised and expanded edition, Berlin 2016.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./Koch, D. (2015): Voraussetzungen für den Einsatz von Big Data und RFID zur SC-Risiko-Abmilderung, in: Siepermann, Ch./Vahrenkamp R./ Siepermann, M. (eds.) (2015) : Risikomanagement in Supply Chains – Gefahren abwehren, Chancen nutzen, Erfolg generieren, Berlin 2015.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, Marion A./Bradke, Harald/Walz, Rainer/Schröter, Marcus/Ziegaus, Sebastian (2014): Energie- und Rohstoffpolitik. In: Reimund Neugebauer (ed.): Handbuch Ressourcenorientierte Produktion, Munich, Vienna.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./ Koch, D. (2013): Innovation – Technologie – Entrepreneurship, Gestaltungssystem der frühen Phase des Innovationsprozesses, Karlsruhe 2013.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, Marion A. (2013): Die Zukunft von Wissenschaft und Forschung und die Entstehungsbedingungen von Innovationen. In: Rat für Forschung und Technologieentwicklung (publ.): Österreich 2050 – FIT für die Zukunft, Vienna.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./Radicke, J./Kugler, F. (2013): Szenariotechnik im Unternehmensumfeld und in Transferzentren, in: Frank, T. Piller/Dennis Hilgers (eds.): Praxishandbuch Technologietransfer – Innovative Methoden zum Transfer wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse in die industrielle Anwendung, Düsseldorf.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./Radicke, J./Kugler, F. (2013): Map-Set: Roadmapping und Netzwerkanalyse, in: Frank, T. Piller/Dennis Hilgers (eds.): Praxishandbuch Technologietransfer – Innovative Methoden zum Transfer wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse in die industrielle Anwendung, Düsseldorf.

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./Teufel, B. (2013): The Innovation Process as a Political Process – How Organisational Politics Can Influence the Technological Newness of Product Innovation. In: International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 17, Issue 4 (2013).

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M. (2012): Zeit als Referenzhorizont und Gegenstand der Innovationsforschung, in: Ernst Peter Fischer/Klaus Wiegandt (eds.): Dimensionen der Zeit – Die Entschleunigung unseres Lebens, Frankfurt am Main

  • Weissenberger-Eibl, M./Schwenk, J. (2012): Fünf Gestaltungsfelder des demografischen Wandels – ein ganzheitlicher Managementansatz, in: Zeitschrift Führung + Organisation, volume 81, issue 1 (2012).



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

Publicly funded research projects:

  • Methodically shaping the future for the safety of materials, (University of Kassel, LOEWE Programme)

  • MOOC Idea Generation, (KIT)

  • The German innovation system for materials – an international comparison, prospects, strategies (German Research Foundation (DFG), Priority Programme (SPP) 1168)

  • Strategy for increased efficiency and a forward-looking orientation in the field of materials science and materials engineering – 2nd funding phase (DFG)

  • Knowledge Transfer Initiative (eti) (DFG, SPP 1168)

  • Strategy for increased efficiency and a forward-looking orientation in the field of materials science and materials engineering – 1st funding phase (DFG)

  • Strategies for securing the future of ceramics research (DFG)

  • Developing a roadmap (or "flight plan") for unmanned aircraft with the Joint Air Power Competence Centre of NATO

  • "Research agenda for surfaces", depicting the future development of the surface industry (DFO)

  • "Municipalities and older employees", actor networking (employment initiative for the rural district of Kassel, Germany)

  • The 50+ Competition of the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) – Goals, measures and roadmap (employment initiative for the rural district of Kassel)

  • Reference model for a dual-career couple concept and its implementation in personnel policy (Hessian Ministry of Science and Art – HMWK)

  • Forecasting and planning of technological breakthroughs in small and mid-sized companies (European Structural Fund, Hesse Office)

Contract research projects for industrial and service-sector companies:

  • Effectiveness and efficiency in product development "Multi Location Management"

  • Efficiency and effectiveness in Engineering through Social Business

  • Patent research platform for Volkswagen, Implementation of a pilot project

  • Change Competence in Engineering – Supporting elements for implementing improvements in product engineering

  • Interlocking knowledge creation at the VW works in Kassel

  • Age-differentiated labour systems – Integration into Linde Material Handling Management (Linde Material Handling GmbH)

  • Roadmapping – Systematising, modelling and master plan for a modified orientation in future research (Volkswagen AG)

  • Age-differentiated labour systems ADA (Volkswagen AG)

  • Creation of a "Community of Practice System" ("TECS") in a leading medical technology firm (B.Braun Melsungen AG)

  • Age-differentiated labour systems – A business-economic evaluation and reference model for the hauling system industry (Linde Material Handling GmbH)

  • Development of a technology strategy and analysis of technological trends for a company in the aviation industry (EADS AG)

  • Knowledge management in business practices: The knowledge pool – Empirical research on suppliers for automobile manufacturers (TI Automotive GmbH)

  • Knowledge management in business practices: The knowledge space – Empirical research on medical technology (B.Braun Melsungen AG)

  • An overall logistical concept for the pharmaceutical industry (Ing. Erich Pfeiffer GmbH)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Service on committees:

  • Member of the university council at Heidelberg University

    Reviewer for the section Organisation of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)

  • Member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

  • Member of the board of trustees of the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU – German environmental foundation)

  • Member of the board of trustees of the Karl Heinz Beckurts Foundation

  • Special reviewer for the "Otto von Guericke" Consortium of Industrial Research Associations

  • Member of the Federal Chancellor's Experts' Dialogue

  • Member of the Sino-German Dialogue Forum

  • Member of the Baden-Württemberg innovation council, under the direction of state premier Guenther H. Oettinger

  • Member of the supervisory board for Rheinmetall AG

  • Member of the supervisory board for MTU Aero Engines AG

  • Member of the supervisory board for HeidelbergCement AG

Memberships on juries:

  • Member of the selection committee for the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Research Award, 2014

  • Member of the jury for the competition "Potential Innovation" in cooperation with the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) and impulse magazine (G+J Wirtschaftsmedien), 2010

  • Member of the jury for the competition "KlimAktiv – Energie Musterkommune" (model municipalities) in cooperation with the energy company EnBW, 2001 www.energiemusterkommune.de/index.html

Additional qualifications

  • Trainer aptitude test and REFA

  • Teaching and training for the tailor's trade (IHK)


Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Mentor in the programme for young female researchers and early-career academics at the University of Stuttgart, the Technical University of Munich, and the Fraunhofer Society of Munich


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