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July 2015

Prestigious appointment for Jakob

(9 July 2015)

Jakob Edler, Executive Director of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) at Manchester Business School, has been appointed as one of eight voting members of the Austrian Council for Research and Technological Development.

The Council advises four Secretaries of State who participate in the Council meetings (Transport, Innovation and Technology; Science and Research; Economic Affairs, Family and Youth; Finance). Other members include Hermann Hauser, who was instrumental in setting up Catapult Centres in the UK, and Helga Nowotny, former President of the Economic Research Council.