Merve Yorulmaz

Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany

Merve Yorulmaz has been working as a researcher in the Competence Center Policy and Society at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research since 2019. She holds a Master’s degree in Management, Culture Studies and Linguistics from the University of Mannheim (Germany) where she worked as a tutor and scientific assistant at different chairs (2015-2018). Prior to her work in research, she gained practical experiences in the field of foreign trade consulting, business coaching and diversity management (2013-2015). Her research areas at Fraunhofer ISI comprise Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), social innnovation and transformation in politics and society, with a special focus on the analysis of the dynamics of innovation in the context of gender and diversity. She is currently involved in projects in the field of Mission-Orientation (Scientific Support to the German Hightech Strategy 2025), Social Innovation and Impact Assessment (NewHoRRIzon, SuperMoRR, H2020), and Gender Equality in R&I (EFFORTI, H2020).