In June 2017, Knut Koschatzky is hereby conferred the title of honourary research fellow by SISS
Studied geography and economics at Berlin's Freie Universität and at Hanover University.1986 Ph.D., 2001 reader in economic geography.Served as assistant at the Department of Economic Geography and of the President of Hanover University. Since 1988 at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI. During the same year scientific administration at the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs.Since 1996 head of the department and since 2008 head of the Competence Center Policy - Industry - Innovation. Work focus on Innovation and Regional Economic Theory, Regional Innovation Systems,Innovation Networks, Technology and Innovation Indicators, Innovation Services, Regional Innovation- and Technology Policy, Innovation Financing, New Technology Based Firms.