Miriam Kreibich

"What we need today are strategies to make business, science and other actors in the innovation process open to new ideas and forms of partnerships. Only by doing so can we break down barriers to innovation and strengthen knowledge transfer.”

Focus of work

  • Innovation management and knowledge and technology transfer
  • Participative processes and instruments
  • Research and technology marketing

Curriculum vitae

Miriam Kreibich has been a research associate at the iit in the VDI/VDE-IT since 1999 and since 2016 deputy head of the "Society and Innovation" division, focusing on instruments of knowledge and technology transfer, design of innovation policy measures, especially for social innovations, and science marketing. From 2010 to 2012, she worked as an advisor to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the department "New Instruments and Programmes for Innovation Promotion", where she was responsible, among other things, for the exchange of experience on the funding initiative "KMU-innovativ". Miriam Kreibich studied sociology and Eastern European studies at the Free University of Berlin. Before her studies she was a freelance entrepreneur and editor. Miriam Kreibich is a member of the scientific press conference. She is also an expert for the European Research Council in the evaluation of the "Proof of Concept Grant 2019".


Mangelsdorf, Axel; Kreibich, Miriam; Kudernatsch, Wilhelmine; Brunnlieb, Claudia; Heinze, Lars; Boysen, Mathias (2019): Besser messen, besser kommunizieren und besser fördern