Speaker S4: Inter-sectoral mobility – MSCA as a tool for launching and fostering collaborations
Michael Guth has a degree in political economics and business management. In 1991 he joined ZENIT where he started as a consultant. In his current position he is dealing with all issues around innovation and innovation policies. He is thus an acknowledged expert to the Länder government in North Rhine Westphalia and also to Federal Government Agencies in Berlin. Furthermore, Michael conducted and supervised several evaluations, studies and other papers in the field of European/national/regional technology programmes.
In the last years, Michael has built up the digitisation topic as an important pillar in ZENIT’s service portfolio. Both, the policy side as well as the concrete implementation issues of the so-called industry 4.0 technologies in SMEs lie in his competencies.
Additionally Michael can draw from a pool of experiences in international projects in Eastern Europe, in the Maghreb and in other parts of the world. In Romania he worked between 2005 and 2010 in four different regions on the development of regional structures fostering technology transfer and innovation. Also he supported the establishment of a cluster policy in the country and he supported the integration of Romania’s research scene into the European Research and Innovation Area.
Based on his professional background Michael Guth published a series of articles and papers and he contributed to several conferences and seminars.