Thomas Lindner

Professor of International Management

Category: Projects

Preliminary study results on

Preliminary results from our WWTF project on perceptions of Covid-19 in Austrian firms have been reported on Austria’s leading news platform,

WWTF grant to explore Covid-19 effects on firms

Together with Jonas Puck, Jakob Müllner, and Michael Wolfesberger I got a grant to investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic influences firms in Austria. This grant is part of the 1 Million EUR WWTF COVID-19 Rapid Response Call. All projects that got funding from the call are briefly outlined here: Excited to be working on

Crowdfunding workshop with regional energy managers in Lower Austria

Today I co-hosted a workshop on crowdfunding for a group of representatives of communities in Lower Austria. We looked into crowdfunding and other ways of financing energy projects together with colleagues from Conda, Conplusultra, and the broader E-FIX ( community. Thanks for the engaging discussion!

Erasmus+ project on inquiry-based learning

I just received the signed copies of the collaboration agreement for an Erasmus+ grant focussing on the development of inquiry-based learning techniques in the context of IYPT ( This is a joint project between WU, the association AYPT ( and several international partners.

Third Mission: Auditor at association IYPT

I have been an auditor of the association (under French law) IYPT – International Young Physicists’ Tournament – since 2015. This association organizes the annual “Physics World Cup” for high school students ( As in the past, this year’s auditor report did not find material shortcomings in the financial report.

Third Mission: Treasurer at association AYPT

I just completed preparing the first annual financial report for the Association AYPT – Austrian Young Physicists’ Tournament. AYPT organizes an annual physics competition for high school students, and selects a team of five students for the international competition: IYPT. This is the association’s website: Working with civil society organizations is an important component

Horizon2020 project on innovative financing mechanisms for energy efficiency measures

This project connects stakeholders around Europe and the Caucasus region in developing and sharing ways how we can finance more sustainable energy production. This is the project website: