Patricia is leading the Open Innovation in Science Impact Lab called „The Future We Want“ at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz in cooperation with Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft. Patricia is passionate about innovation, co-creation and creativity. She likes working together with different stakeholders to unleash their creative potential in order to explore challenges and opportunities for the future. In addition, Patricia teaches Design Thinking and Service Design at several universities. Prior to leading the lab, she has been facilitating various innovation projects for industrial enterprises. Patricia holds an MBA in “Creative Process Leadership”.
Lab Coordinator, Open Innovation in Science Impact Lab THE FUTURE WE WANT
Patricia leads THE FUTURE WE WANT Lab located at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. There she is responsible to embed the Open Innovation in Science approach in research. She is building up a community with like-minded scientists and coordinates a university wide funding program to foster OIS initiatives.
Patricia, is facilitating these OIS projects, enables capability buildings and is JKU’s link to the Open Innovation in Science Center at LBG.
Relevant (work) experience
Independent Product- and Innovation Manager
External Lecturer University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Management Center Innsbruck, Danube University Krems
International Product Manager, KEBA AG