M.A. Gorazd A. Weiss

Bereich: Forschungspolitik & Entwicklung

Funktionen am ZSI: Head of Department/ Board of Management/ Senior RTDI Expert


  • Phone: ++43-1-495 04 42 / +43 (0) 14950442-39
  • Fax: ++43-1-495 04 42 / 40
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Laufende und abgeschlossene Projekte:

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte:

Gorazd WEISS is a senior expert and Head of the Department of Research Policy and Development at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Austria. His key competencies include research on RTDI policies, sustainable development, responsible research and innovation & stakeholder participation and engagement in STI, social entrepreneurship as well as the coordination and management of international RTDI cooperation projects. 

Since 2010, Gorazd has conducted dozens of trainings, workshops, info sessions and summer schools  on the following topics: successful proposal writing for researchers, responsible research and innovation (EU funding programmes: Horizon 2020, Interreg, etc.) for different target groups (e.g. researchers, Higher Education Institutions, Horizon 2020 National Contact Points, Civil Society Organizations (NGOs) and SMEs). 

Gorazd has, and continues to be involved in many RTDI projects around the world, from the European Union, Eastern Partnership (EaP) and Western Balkan countries, to Central Asia, Brazil, India, and the Russian Federation. Between 2008 and 2017 he was also involved in the organisation of several scientific events (i.e. workshops, focus groups, international conferences) for researchers and policy makers, on topics such as sustainable development, energy, climate change, migration, and NCP systems, etc.). Currently (2018), Gorazd is involved in the following international RTDI projects funded under Horizon 2020: RI-LINKs2UA (Coordinator), INCOBRA, PSF (Policy Support facility – Horizon 2020) and Excellence in RESTI (Coordinator), which is funded under the Interreg DTP EU programme.




Weitere Publikationen:

  • Haegeman K.,Spiesberger, M.,Weiss, G., Veselitskaya N.,Sokolov, A.(2015):FTA supporting effective priority setting in multi-lateral research programme cooperation: The case of EU–Russia S&T cooperation .

  • Haegeman, K., Marinelli, E. Perez, S.E., Carat, G., Warnke,P., Degelsegger, A., Weiss, G. (2013): ERA Fabric Map – First Edition. European Commission, (EUR 25451 EN)

  • Spiesberger, M., Miener t M., Sonnenburg, J., Haegeman H.,Ozkan, O., Sokolov, A. Weiss, G.,Kahle,A., Schuch, K. Haliloglu, I.,KuklinaI.,Marinelli,E.,Balashova, M. (2013). Towards a vision for research, technology and innovation cooperation between Russia and the EU, its Member States and Associated Countries (2013)

  •  Polzer, M., Rasekola,E.,Weiss, G. (2006): Raising Public Awareness in Science and Technology among Ethnic Minorities (241-253) in Publication: Science Policy and Human Resources Development in South-Eastern Europe in the Context of European Integration (Edited by Gajdusek, Mayr, Polzer)

  • Krusic, S., Polzer, M., Nechifor,I., Weiss, G.(Eds) (2007): DVD – Video-presentations: International Conference: Why invest in Science in SEE?, UNESCO- ROSTE 


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