Dr. Dirk Meissner

Distinguished Professor, HSE University
The "CorpMission: Human" research initiative Expert Board promotes international cooperation between leading research centers, NGOs and companies in order to engage new supporters of the global sustainable development agenda.

Dirk Meissner was born in Dresden, Germany. He graduated from the University of Wolverhampton (UK), defended his thesis at Osaka Sangyo University (Japan), and then, in 2001, earned his doctorate at Dresden University of Technology. In his studies, Dirk Meissner combined academic activity and applied research. He has gained significant experience in the fields of innovations, intellectual property management, risk management, and technology and innovation policy consulting. Before joining HSE, Professor Meissner was responsible for technology and innovation policy at the presidential office of the Swiss Science and Technology Council (SSTC), represented the Council in meetings of expert working parties in various organisations, including OECD.

Dirk Meissner presently represents the Russian Federation on the OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP). Dirk Meissner has been at HSE ISSEK since 2011. Professor Meissner is Head of the Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation where he oversees its management and Academic Supervisor of Master’s Programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation".

The "CorpMission: Human" research initiative Expert Board promotes international cooperation between leading research centers, NGOs and companies in order to engage new supporters of the global sustainable development agenda.

Dirk Meissner was born in Dresden, Germany. He graduated from the University of Wolverhampton (UK), defended his thesis at Osaka Sangyo University (Japan), and then, in 2001, earned his doctorate at Dresden University of Technology. In his studies, Dirk Meissner combined academic activity and applied research. He has gained significant experience in the fields of innovations, intellectual property management, risk management, and technology and innovation policy consulting. Before joining HSE, Professor Meissner was responsible for technology and innovation policy at the presidential office of the Swiss Science and Technology Council (SSTC), represented the Council in meetings of expert working parties in various organisations, including OECD.

Dirk Meissner presently represents the Russian Federation on the OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP). Dirk Meissner has been at HSE ISSEK since 2011. Professor Meissner is Head of the Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation where he oversees its management and Academic Supervisor of Master’s Programme "Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation".