Donia Lasinger is deputy managing director of the Vienna Science and Technology Funds. She is responsible for the “Vienna Reserach Groups for Young Investigators” programme.  In her work for the WWTF GmbH Donia Lasinger specialised in consulting and strategy projects.

Donia Lasinger studied business sciences in Austria and Ireland and specialised in strategy and innovation management. During and after her doctoral studies she worked as strategy and management consultant on a national and international level. Her main competences include expertise in innovation research, strategic development and research and innovation policy. Furthermore, she is co-author of the book „Der Signalnavigator“ (“The signalnavigator”) that combines theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the recognition and usage of early signals in innovative processes.