Tobias Dudenbostel is Senior Consultant in the Viennese office of Technopolis. He has more than seven years of experience working on evaluations, impact assessments and policy studies for national and European clients. Much of Tobias work focusses on research and innovation policy, intellectual property as well as on communication. Moreover, he is a lecturer at the FH Salzburg.

In Austria, Tobias participated in the evaluation of Frontrunner and currently works on the evaluation of the COMET-programme. He also evaluated the entrepreneurship programmes of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft’s Career Center. In Germany, Tobias evaluated the Philipp-Schwartz-Initiative for the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (Germany), a programme dedicated to supporting researchers at risks. In the area of intellectual property, Tobias evaluated several programmes fostering the use and awareness of IP and currently conducts a study on IP support measures for SMEs in Switzerland for the Swiss Institute for Intellectual Property. In regard to evaluation of communication activities, he is evaluating the Vienna UP’21, a Start-up Festival coordinated by the Vienna Business Agency.