Smart Cities – Pathways towards Sustainable Urban Development?
Since 2016 Margit Noll is with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG, team leader for international cooperation in the department for European and International Programmes and managing the Joint Programming Initiative JPI Urban Europe as the Chair of the Management Board. She has been involved in the development of this transnational research & innovation initiative from the beginning in 2009. She is in charge of the strategic development and operational management of JPI Urban Europe, comprising international outreach, establishment of strategic partnerships and of a stakeholder involvement platform.
She has more than 15 years of experiences in research management and strategy development collected in different positions at the Austrian Institute of Technology. Starting as a researcher on innovation management in 1998, she moved on to research management for the business unit on electric drives in 2004 with a focus on strategy and portfolio development of this newly established team. From 2008 to 2016 she was responsible for Corporate Strategy at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology in a phase of a major change process of the organisation. Margit Noll has a PhD in physics and a MBA in general management.