Received: 21 April 2017
Accepted: 20 March 2018
First Online: 12 April 2018
: Prof. Bertram Lohmüller, Ph.D. Core competencies: innovation and technology management, strategy development, global business development, marketing, entering into new markets, benchmarking, practice-oriented management training programs, project management, East European markets.Alexander Petrikhin, Ph.D. Core competencies: technology management, project management, marketing, business administration and human resources, social philosophy and sociology, and philosophy of science.Norbert Wagemann, M.Sc. Core competencies: Resource Management, Renewable Energies, Energy Conversion, Storage, Engineering, Process Engineering, Material Flow Management, New Systems of Bioeconomy, Agroforestry and Aquacity.
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