Sabine Herlitschka


Sabine Herlitschka is the director of the Division of European and International Programmes of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency in Vienna. She is a former expert for life sciences and small business issues at the Bureau for International Research and Technology Cooperation (BIT) in Austria, where she later served as deputy director. Dr. Herlitschka is also the former vice rector for research management and international cooperation at the newly established Medical University of Graz, where she was responsible for research funding, technology exploitation, international cooperation, and training in research management. She is a member of several international and European expert committees and frequently conducts expert evaluations at the European Commission and on national levels. Ms. Herlitschka holds a Ph.D. in biotechnology and an M.B.A. in general management. She was a fellow at the fourth symposium of the Russian Higher Education Program, University Research Management and Support: Creating the Framework, in 2005, and guest lecturer at Session 441, From Lab to Market: Accelerating Innovation through University, Business, and Government Partnership, in 2007.


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