Institute for Technology Assessment and  Systems Analysis (ITAS)

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Karsten Bolz

  • Scientific staff until 2018
  • resigned
  • Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Education

Studies in Business Administration and Engineering (Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen) at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern.

Professional background

2013 Project manager in the fields of Change-Management and Outsourcing
2014 Independent researcher at ITAS
2016 - 2017 Visiting researcher at Massey Business School, Auckland, NZ
since 2016 External Research Affiliate at the Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre, Auckland, NZ
2015 - 2018 Doctoral student and member of scientific staff at ITAS

Fields of work

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation research
  • Responsible innovation

Publications


2019
Journal Articles
2018
Presentations
Bolz, K.; Coenen, C.; Honné, H.; Maia, M.
Obstacles to RRI in synthetic biology.
2018. 10th Annual S.NET Meeting (2018), Maastricht, Netherlands, June 25–27, 2018 
2017
Journal Articles
Bolz, K.
Who should be the principal of innovation?.
2017. Journal of Responsible Innovation, 4 (1), 78–81. doi:10.1080/23299460.2017.1320645
Presentations
Bolz, K.
Responsible innovation, disruptive technology development and uncertainty - a study on the role of stakeholders.
2017. 21st Annual Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs, Wuppertal, October 5-6, 2017 
Bolz, K.
Responsible innovation and entrepreneurship.
2017. VIRI Annual Meeting, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, May 15-16, 2017 
2016
Presentations
Bolz, K.; König, H.
Responsible innovation as a moderator of entrepreneurship - Learnings from the debate on advanced biotechnology.
2016. The Co-Production of Emerging Bodies, Politics and Technologies : 8th Annual S.Net Meeting, Bergen, N, October 12-14, 2016 
Bolz, K.; Volkmann, C.
The nexus between entrepreneurship and responsible innovation. Uniting two domains.
2016. 6th Leuphana Conference on Entrepreneurship (LCE 2016), Lüneburg, January 14-16, 2016 
Brändle, C.; Hirsch, J.; Bolz, K.; Sand, M.
Welche Lösungen bieten sich für die Herausforderung einer immer älter werdenden Gesellschaft?.
2016. INSIST-Nachwuchstagung ’Schafft Wissen’ - Gemeinsames und geteiltes Wissen in Wissenschaft und Technik’, München, 7.-8.Oktober 2016 
Posters
Bolz, K.
Responsible research & innovation (RRI) - Overview of RRI projects at ITAS.
2016. SYNERGENE Forum (2016), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 24–25, 2016