Awards/Scholarships

  2012
 
  Best Paper Award in Networks and Innovation Track, shortlisted for Best Conference Paper at the ISBE Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference 2012, Dublin
 
  2010
 
  Full travel scholarship from the Martin Prosperity Institute for the conference "Experience the Creative Economy", Toronto
 
  2009   Early Career Award 2009 by the Regional Studies Association

 

  2009

 

Full travel scholarship by the Stavanger Centre for Innovation Research for the Stavanger Innovation Summit, Stavanger, Norway

 

  2009

 

Postgraduate Working Paper Prize of the Economic Geography Research Group, Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) for the paper "Social capital of economic clusters: towards a network-based conception of social resources"

 

  2007

 

Travel Scholarship for a ESRC Doctoral Workshop by the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Durham Business School, Durham University, UK

 

 

2006

 

Gates Cambridge Scholarship for PhD studies in Geography at University of Cambridge from the Cambridge Trusts/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

 

2005

 

 

Award for outstanding achievements in the second diploma examination in Geography from the University of Salzburg

 

2005

 

 

Joint Study Scholarship for a postgraduate stay at Duke University Graduate School from Duke University Graduate School and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture

 

2005

 

 

Scholarship from the Federal Government of Upper Austria for a postgraduate stay at Duke University Graduate School

 

2005

 

 

Scholarship from the Kulturfonds of the City of Salzburg for a postgraduate stay at Duke University Graduate School

 

2005

 

 

Scholarship from the Julius Raab Foundation for a postgraduate stay at Duke University Graduate School

 

2004

 

 

Award for outstanding achievements in the first diploma examination in Sociology from the University of Salzburg

 

2003

 

 

Erasmus scholarship for a stay abroad at Oxford Brookes University

 

2003

 

 

Scholarship from the foundation Politheia for the summer school 'Poland today 2003'

 

2002

 

 

Award for outstanding achievements in the first diploma examination in Geography from the University of Salzburg

  2002  

 

Scholarship from the Office of Foreign Relations of the University of Salzburg for the International Helsinki Summer School 2002