Innovation and Regional Management
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Innovation and Regional Management

Management and Law

Areas of competence

  • Foresight and Future Studies,
    • i. e. focus on application and further development of methods and processes of strategic foresight,
    • strategic foresight in networks (open foresight),
    • technological scenarios,
    • scenarios for strategic planning in companies,
    • scenarios in the field of regional development
  • Conception and implementation of scenario analysis in different fields of technology / sector
  • Implementation and shaping of open innovation processes in collaboration with companies from different sectors and inclusion of scientific, university and societal partners
  • Implementation of systematic and structured creative processes in interdisciplinary teams, use of different creativity methods, methods of Futures Studies (e. g. scenario analysis, trend and technology scouting) in the context of e. g. Innovation Camps



  • Workstations equipped with specialized software for scenario development as well as design and development work
  • Hardware used for rapid prototyping including large scale 3D printers (FDM and SLA), 3D scanners, CNC-milling, laser cutter, VR (camera and glasses)

Network memberships

  • FGF e. V. (Scientific association for entrepreneurship, innovation and SME in the German-speaking world)
  • German Academic Assocation for Business Research (VHB)
  • International Fab Lab Association
  • Network TA (Technology Assessment)
  • ProcessNet


  • Broad network of companies from Berlin / Brandenburg metropolitan region
  • CENTRE FOR ENERGY STUDIES Tischner European University (TEUCES)
  • Finland Futures Research Centre at the University of Turku
  • German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
  • Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space
  • Rhine Ruhr Institute for Social Research and Policy Consulting
  • University of Flensburg ("Europa-Universität Flensburg")


More information about reserach group Innovation and Regional Research


	Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dana Mietzner

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dana Mietzner Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dana Mietzner

Tel.: +49 3375 508 199
House 16, Room 2077

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