Dr. Ralph Hintemann

Senior Researcher
Borderstep Institute

Dr. rer.pol. Ralph Hintemann is senior researcher at the Borderstep Institute for Innovation and Sustainability. The emphasis of his research is upon innovation strategies, the development of sustainable future markets and the diffusion of new products and technologies. His particular focus is thereby upon environmental innovations and information and communication technologies.

Dr. Ralph Hintemann studied mechanical engineering and economics at the RWTH Aachen University. He was thereafter a member of the research staff from 1991 until 2000 with a focus on innovation and environmental research. In 2000, he completed his dissertation at the Department of Economics, RWTH Aachen. From 2001 until 2009 he worked in various technological areas at the German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media - BITKOM in Berlin. His last positions were that of Head of Department IT-Infrastructure & Digital Office and Head of Business Excellence.