Elisabeth Nindl is responsible for monitoring and evaluation in the Austrian Science Fund’s (FWF) strategic department “Policy, Evaluation, Analysis”. In her previous position at the Austrian Institute of SME Research she prepared evaluation reports of research and innovation funding programmes and policies (with a particular focus on science-industry-collaborations) in Austria, Germany and Switzerland, as well as monitoring reports. Elisabeth holds a PhD in economics from the University of Innsbruck, worked as a predoctoral researcher at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and served as an advisor in the economic policy department of the Austrian Economic Chamber.