Organisation

Vice President Sabine Herlitschka

Curriculum vitae

Vice President of the Federation of Austrian Industries

Member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG

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Sabine Herlitschka
Sabine Herlitschka, IV-Vize-Präsidentin
Foto: Infineon
Education
  • University studies in Food Technologies and Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna.
  • Doctoral and post-doctoral work in industrial research at an international biotechnology company. Diploma in Business and Technology as well as a Master of Business Administration in "General Management". 
Professional Career
  • 1990: Researcher, doctoral studies and post-doctoral research at Immuno AG 
  • 1996: Head of Unit and Deputy Director of the Bureau for International Research and Technology Cooperation (BIT) 
  • 2003: Internships at the U.S. National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, collaboration with the Science Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, Washington DC
  • 2003: Vice-Rector for Research Management and International Cooperation at the Medical University of Graz 
  • 2006: Director of the Division of European and International Programs at the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Vienna 
  • 2010: Fulbright Scholar at George Washington University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC 
  • Since August 2011: Member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG 
  • Since January 2012: Chief Technology Officer at Infineon Technologies Austria AG 
  • Since April 2014: Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies Austria AG
Selected Functions
  • Vice President of the Federation of Austrian Industries 
  • Chairwoman ECSEL (Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership) Joint Undertaking
  • Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of the University of Applied Sciences Carinthia
  • Member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development
  • Elected member of the Senate of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Germany 
  • Vice-Chairwoman of the European Commission’s Connect Advisory Forum (CAF), Directorate General CONNECT
  • Member of the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group for the ex-post Evaluation of the 7 th EU Research Framework Programme
  • Member of the European Commission’s High-Level Strategy Group on Industrial Technologies, tasked to provide strategic advice towards the 9th EU Framework Programme
  • Jury member of the European Commission’s Prize for Women Innovators, Directorate General for Research and Innovation
  • Vice-Chairwoman of the University Council at the Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
  • Evaluator and Coordinator of innovative research projects at the European Commission 
Awards
  • Austrian University Management Award 2007, Danube University Krems for the project "Strategic Research Management" at the Medical University of Graz
  • Recipient of the French Republic's "Chevalier dans l’Ordre du Mérite" Medal in honor of services to the strategic research partnership between France and Austria, October 2011
  • Honorary Senator of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
  • Honorary Senator of the Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck 

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