Team Leader Emerging Industries
Carsten Schierenbeck works in the area of cluster policy development with a focus on Emerging Industries. Based in the ‘Clusters, Social Economy & Entrepreneurship’ unit of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, he is responsible for a number of EU cluster initiatives under the COSME and Horizon2020 programmes, including the management of the service contract for the European Cluster Observatory. Previously, Carsten has undertaken research for the University in Birmingham in the UK, worked for the West Midlands regional office in Brussels as well as for an SME in property management in Germany. He holds a PhD, an MBA in International Business Administration, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Professional Qualification in Property Management.