Karl Birkhölzer

Karl Birkhölzer

Karl Birkhölzer

Technologie-Netzwerk Berlin

Dr. Karl Birkhölzer is an economist and social scientist, working in adult, vocational and engineering education at NGOs, trade unions and several Berlin universities, since 1984 as director of a program for project development studies at the Technical University of Berlin. He initiated an Unemployed Self Help Group, the foundation of Technology Network Berlin, the Interdisciplinary Research Group Local Economy and served as the chair of the European Network. He is also member of the European Research Network EMES (The Emergence of Social Enterprise) and the Scientific Commission of CIRIEC International. Officially retired from his university post in 2011, he is still working voluntarily for TechNet in research and education and as a member of the board of directors.