Product Innovation Program - collaboration with the large industry partners

Matthias Friessnig

Matthias Friessnig is a scientific assistant at the Institute of Industrial Management and Innovation Research at Graz University of Technology and has lectured several course of TU Graz in the field of product innovation and design. He finished his master degree in Production Science and Management in 2013. Besides, he was working in the fields of production engineering and project management for the Siemens AG. In 2014, he started the FabLab Graz and is still managing this facility. Matthias is currently investigating in his PhD thesis the impact of Makerspaces on the product development process of hardware startups. He has presented his work at the recent international FabLab conferences, FAB10 in Barcelona and FAB11 in Boston.