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Personal profile

Short biography

2017: Stanford University, SCANCOR, Visiting Scholar

Since 2014: WU Vienna, Competence Center for Nonprofit Organisations and Social Entrepreneurship, Head of Social Entrepreneurship Center and Senior Researcher

2008-2014: WU Vienna, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Research Associate

Research interests


  • 2943 Research and innovation management
  • 5350 Innovation research
  • 5363 Non-profit-sector research (NPO, NPI)
  • 5405 Empirical social research


  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Migrant entrepreneurship
  • International scaling of social businesses
  • Civil society in CEE
  • Wellbeing of social entrepreneurs

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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