Franz Pirker


Pirker Franz, Dipl. Ing., MSc, MAS | Business Development Manager

AC2T research GmbH, Austrian Center of Competence for Tribology, https://www.ac2t.at/en/

Franz Pirker gained his degree in electrical engineering from the Technische Universität Wien. In 2004 he obtained a MSc degree focusing on “Market opportunities of high-tech services related to one high performance development test bench for electric drives” from Danube University Krems. From 2000 to 2008 he established the new business unit “Monitoring, Energy- and Drives Technologies”, introducing a new portfolio and corresponding market access at the Austrian Research and Testing Center Arsenal GesmbH. In 2008, he was commissioned to set up the new Mobility department at the Austrian Institute of Technology. In 2012, Pirker founded a new winery, creating a financing, marketing and sales plan, being the managing director and owner. Since 2015, he has been working for AC2T as a business development manager, being responsible in the first place for development of new business areas, the commercialization of IPRs and key accounting. Within i-TRIBOMAT (EU H2020, GA Nr. 814494) he holds a task of a Business Coordinator in the Project Management Team (PMT) and he is leading the work package focused on business development and establishing of the Single-Entry Point and advisory on establishing the IoT structure.

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