Theresa Lorenz works as project manager in the field of water. Her work focuses on promoting innovation and scientific communication. Theresa Lorenz works with transfer and networking tasks for the GRoWnet project and works with the IMPREX project to highlight the political relevance of individual research results within the context of various European water directives.
Theresa is an expert on scientific communication and experienced in the conception and moderation of workshops and working groups. She supported the development and implementation of a communications strategy for the Berlin Centre of Competence for Water (KWB) and gained practical experience in bringing together different stakeholders by setting up a working group for the European Innovation Partnership for Water. As part of her studies in the Netherlands, she advised companies and political institutions on issues relating to innovation marketing and corporate responsibility.
At the Technologiestiftung Berlin, she deepened her knowledge of the opportunities and challenges of digitization and and looked into various societal issues of the future. As part of her work on persuasive technology, she analyzed the impact of influential technologies on people's behaviour, with particular regard to environmental issues. She examined the risks and opportunities on the topic of interactions between the circular economy and digitization while developing a project for this concept.
During her work at iwb Ingenieursgesellschaft, Theresa gained broad knowledge in the field of applied hydraulic engineering and water management as well as expertise in project management.
Theresa graduated from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands with a master's degree in science communication, with a minor in hydraulic engineering and water management. As part of her thesis, she focused on increasing the openness of public companies to innovative products. She previously received a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering at the Technical University of Munich.