How to Foster Collaborations between Universities and Industry

Christian Reiner, senior lecturer at LBS, has published a new study on the development of policies to foster science-industry knowledge transfer in Austria together with researchers from WPZ Research. The study is part of the “OECD TIP Knowledge Transfer and Policies project” and financed by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), established in 1961, “promotes policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world” according to their mission statement.

LBS Researcher at FH Forschungsforum

LBS Researcher at FH Forschungsforum

Christian Reiner, senior lecturer at LBS, presented new research results at the FH Forschungsforum 2019 in Wiener Neustadt (Lower Austria). The empirical research project is based on a collaboration between Dr. Reiner and Prof. (FH) Dr. Tamás Csermely. The FH Forschungsforum is an annual conference dedicated to the presentation of applied research projects undertaken by the Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences.

Publish or Perish? The Need to Reform Research

Publish or Perish? The Need to Reform Research

Together with Brigitte Ecker from WPZ Research, senior researcher Christian Reiner published a policy brief on the topic of basic research systems and how the current incentive system distorts research activities in an unfavourable way from a societal point of view. A...
PhD after Masters at LBS?

PhD after Masters at LBS?

We recently interviewed our alumnus Orbay Ünsoy, an LBS graduate of the International Management and Leadership class of 2016, who decided to continue his education on a PhD level in Business and Management at Alliance Manchester Business School. In a recent interview, he shared his story, his memories of the times at LBS as well as his latest achievements.

How Firms Innovate

How Firms Innovate

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, published a book chapter on firm innovation together with Katerina Vrtikapa. The paper is a chapter in the book “Umkämpfte Technologien. Arbeit im digitalen Wanel”, edited by the „Beirat für gesellschafts-, wirtschafts- und umweltpolitische Alternativen“ (BEIGEWUM).

Companies Going Global

Companies Going Global

Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, gave a presentation on the internationalization of firms at a seminar for Austrian teachers at secondary schools on 12.October 2018. The seminar was organized by the Institut für Österreichkunde and the Österreichische Geographische Gesellschaft.
Firms with international activities, i.e. exports and/or foreign direct investment, are quite distinct from firms with no international orientation. In addition, exports are heavily concentrated; a small share of exporters account for a large share of exports.