Eva Czernohorszky

Innovation by diversity – this is the thematic guiding principle characterizing the career of Mag. Eva Czernohorszky. The political scientist heads the Technology Services department of the Vienna Business Agency (VBA) where she and her team help convert research results into marketable products and business ideas. In this context, Czernohorszky can rely on a cross-industry and interdisciplinary network of around 2,000 enterprises, research institutions and start-ups. In her function as the VBA's gender mainstreaming expert, she is also in charge of the FemPower initiative of the Vienna Business Agency. The knowledge manager has been involved in numerous research projects on issues related to technology and innovation policy and stands out by systematic and analytic thinking.

Milestones of her professional career were Vienna's Centre for Innovation and Technology and the life science platform LISAvienna. For Eva Czernohorszky, standards guarantee high safety levels. "Moreover, standards can facilitate the market entry of innovative companies," states the manager who has been a member of the Presidential Council of Austrian Standards since 2018.