Head Fraunhofer Center for Responsible Research and Innovation
After studying biology and biotechnology and graduation at the Technical University of Munich, she has held various positions in the Gesellschaft für Umwelt und Gesundheitsforschung München (gsf), the Eidgenössischen Technischen Universität Zürich (ETH) and Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ). Since the year 2000, she has been part of Fraunhofer’s board of directors in research planning to support the development of institutes of the former GMD in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, and to advance the expansion of the life sciences as well as the development of the subject group medical technology under the guidelines of Fraunhofer. At the Technical University of Berlin, Prof. Dr. Martina Schraudner held the chair for “Gender and Diversity in Technology and Product development”. She deals with methods, instruments and processes that make diversity accessible to organizations and companies. Martina Schraudner is active in national and international committees for application-oriented research and innovation projects, among others for the “Structural Change” group of experts of the EU. She is a member of the University Council of the University of Paderborn, the Board of Trustees of the European Academy for Women in Politics and Business (EAF) and the Executive Board of the Kompetenzzentrum Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit e.V.