Council members

Council Members

The Austrian Council consists of eight members with voting rights, four of whom were appointed by the Minister of Education, Science and Research and four by the Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology. The members of the Austrian Council with voting rights are appointed for a five year term of office and may be reappointed for one further period. The Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology, the Minister of Education, Science and Research, the Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs and the Minister of Finance or their designated representatives hold seats on the Austrian Council but have no voting rights.

You can download the Act here (German). The passages concerning the Austrian Council can be found in Article 2, Paragraph 17 (page 11ff).

 

On this page, we introduce you to the members of the Austrian Council (in alphabetical order):

Klara Sekanina, Dr. | Chairman

Director of the Swiss Study Foundation

Sabine Herlitschka, DI Dr. MBA | Vice Chairman

CEO Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Jakob Edler, Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Executive Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Hermann Hauser, Dr.

Business founder, IT entrepreneur and entrepreneur for risk capital in Great Britain, co-founder Silicon Fen („british Silicon Valley“)

Helga Nowotny, em. Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Former President European Research Council, Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

Sylvia Schwaag-Serger, Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Lund University

Advisory Members:

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz Faßmann

Minister of Education, Science and Research

[link to Heinz Faßmann]

 

Leonore Gewessler, BA

Minister of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology

[link to Leonore Gewessler]

Mag. Gernot Blümel, MBA

Minister of Finance

[link to Gernot Blümel]

Dr. Margarete Schramböck

Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs

[link to Margarete Schramböck]

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