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Scientific Career

Hanna Hottenrott’s main field of research is innovation economics. Her research examines the innovation policy, science policy and the economics of technological change.

She joined the School of Management of the Technical University Munich as a professor of economics of innovation in May 2016. Hanna Hottenrott holds an advanced degree in economics from the University of Heidelberg and obtained a Ph.D. in applied economics from KU Leuven (Belgium) in 2010. At KU Leuven she was affiliated with the Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation and worked on topics relating to the financing of research and development (R&D). After graduating she was awarded a fellowship from the Flemish Science Foundation (FWO) and investigated questions related to R&D and innovation subsidies. From 2013 to 2016 she was an assistant professorship at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) of the University of Düsseldorf.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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