Jürgen Streicher is researcher and project manager at JOANNEUM Research (POLICIES). He has specialised in questions of R&D collaborations, in the innovation behaviour of small and medium-sized companies, and in evaluations of research, technology and innovation policies and institutions. In evaluation research, one of Juergen’s goals is to better understand how evaluation processes and results can contribute to policy development. He also engages in research covering ex-ante assessments of social innovations and impacts. Juergen holds a Master’s and PhD in social and economic sciences from WU Vienna.