Executive Vice President Technology Marketing and Business Models

Georg Rosenfeld

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Georg Rosenfeld, Executive Vice President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V. – Technology Marketing and Business Models
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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Georg Rosenfeld, Executive Vice President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V. – Technology Marketing and Business Models

Academic/Professional Career

  • since April 1, 2016 Executive Vice President Technology Marketing and Business Models of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., Munich
  • 2015 Appointment as Director Research  of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
  • 2010–2014 President Fraunhofer USA, Inc.
  • 2014 Appointment as Professor Associado Convidado at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lissabon (Portugal), Department for Mechanical Engineering and Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research IN+ 
  • 2013–2016 Division Director Research, Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft, Munich 
  • 2006–2013 Division Director Corporate Development, Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft, Munich
  • 2001–2006 Deputy Director Research Planning, Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft, Munich
  • 1999–2001 Scientific Staff Member, Department Research Planning, Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft, Munich
  • 1998 Habilitation/venia legendi in Physical Chemistry, University of Bonn
  • 1997–1999 Senior Scientist at the Faculty of Applied Physics and the Center for Materials Research MESA+ at the University of Twente, The Netherlands 
  • 1994–1997 Postdoctoral Scientist and Group Leader at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institut für Grenzflächenforschung und Vakuumphysik (IGV)
  • 1994 Doctoral Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in Physics, University of Bonn
  • 1991–1993 Research Scientist at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institut für Grenzflächenforschung und Vakuumphysik (IGV)
  • 1986–1991 Student of Physics, Crystallography and Dutch Philology, University Bonn 


Supervisory Board Member

  • Deutsches Zentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz DFKI GmbH (Kaiserslautern) 
  • fortiss GmbH (München) 
  • Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research (Porto) 
  • Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH (Wien)
  • Board of Directors Fraunhofer USA, Inc. (Plymouth) 



Honorary functions and membership of associations

  • Baden-Badener Unternehmensgespräche (138. Jahrgang)
  • Member of Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft e.V. (Bad Honnef)