Professor Doblinger’s research focuses on the interface of public policies, firm-level technological innovation and sustainability with a particular focus on the (bio-)energy sector. Her main focus is on understanding how political incentives affect the innovation and entrepreneurial activities of firms, especially in the context of clean energy and transportation technologies.
Professor Doblinger holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Regensburg, where she earned her PhD in Innovation and Technology Management. After her doctoral studies, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Harvard Kennedy School. She has further been a guest researcher at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Cambridge. She also earned practical work experience as a project manager for digitization at the Maschinenfarbik Reinhausen GmbH. In 2018, she accepted an offer to take on the newly created professorship in Innovation and Technology Management at TUM Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability.
Collaboration Between Start-Ups and Federal Agencies: A Surprising Solution for Energy Innovation
Collaborations between climate-tech start-ups and government partners enhance start-up patenting and follow-on financing more than comparable collaborations with private firms or universities. Policies that foster them should be strengthened.