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Table 3 Specifics of project organizations/companies and CTOs functionality

From: Hidden Chief Technology Officers: the surfacing of a subterranean organizational role

Specifics Germany Hungary Romania Slovakia
№ and organizational specifics of project participants 1 University
3 Companies
2 Research institutes
1 University 1 University
1 Company
1 Research institute
1 University
1 Research institute
№ and background of direct project participants 2 Administration
5 Business
3 Top managers
3 Professors
4 Researchers
1 Administration
4 Professors
2 Researchers
2 Administration
4 Business
1 Top manager
3 Professors
4 Researchers
4 Professors
2 Researchers
Specific of biomass technology use Ecosystem service/ Biogas technologies/small-scaled harvesting technologies / water treatment & bioenergy Biomass from agro forestry Biomass from forestry and invasive alien plant / biomass from agriculture and crops Biotechnology and food sciences/ agro biology/ biomass production from fast-growing trees, agriculture and crops/biogas technologies
Main organizational requests/motivation of project participation Technologies practical approbation and further development/ technologies transfer/ competences and long-term connections development via cluster activities Participation in biomass cluster/ long-term research and development connections/ energy-mix technologies/ Erosion protection and soil treatment Long-term research and development connections/ Harvesting technologies/energy-mix technologies/ water retention technologies in terms of biomass cultures Energy-mix technologies/ drought resistance technologies/ long-term research and development connections
Official positions combined with CTO’s functions Managerial directors, heads of department, head of R&D department Vice dean Director of research center, scientific director, general manager Head of faculty, head of research laboratory
  1. Source: Lohmueller, Petrikhin 2017, IPDMC24, Reykjavik Conference; based on the Danube Biomass project workshops protocols and interviews analysis