Stefan Maier

Head of National Competence Center for Innovation Procurement

Public Procurement Promoting Innovation


Special Field of Expertise

As head of the Competence Center for Innovation Procurement (IÖB) Stefan Maier’s field of expertise centers around questions of Innovation Management and the combination of strategic procurement and innovation management. The main aim of his work is to facilitate the integration of innovative solutions in the procurement process of the BBG and public procurers in Austria. Prior to joining IÖB he was working as a consultant for public administrations in Germany, Austria and Belgium, helping them implement new technologies and setting up efficient processes and in implementing effective cost accounting and reporting standards. He has been a lecturer with the University of Vienna on public management and reporting standards.


Formal Education and Career History

  • Diploma programme in Political Science at the University of Vienna
  • Ongoing postgratuate Program (MBA) in Cost accounting and financial Leadership at Donau University Krems