Ann-Kristin Achleitner

Ann-Kristin Achleitner, TUM, Technische Universität München

Technical University Munich (TUM)

Ann-Kristin Achleitner is Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at Technical University of Munich (TUM). She has held the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance since 2001 and has been Scientific Co-Director at the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies TUM since 2003. She is a member of the supervisory boards of Deutsche Börse AG, Linde AG, METRO AG, MunichRe and serves on the board of directors of ENGIE SA.

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networks, circular economy, circularity, DLD Circular, Ossadnik, Haas, Achleitner

How Networks Drive Sustainability

Infrastructure plays a crucial role in making the economy more efficient and saving resources, as this DLD Circular conversation between Victoria Ossadnik (E.On), Markus Haas (Telefónica Germany) and Ann-Kristin Achleitner (Technical University Munich) shows. Beer production is a good example. “Why is steel really good for beer?”, Ossadnik asks. The answer lies in the fact…
Covid-19, science, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Ann-Kristin Achleitner, DLD, talk, video

Science Works: The Power of Basic Research

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown both the benefits of science as well as the need to explain its benefits better, as Ann-Kristin Achleitner (University of Munich) and Robbert Dijkgraaf (Institute of Advanced Study) discuss in their DLD Summer conversation. The corona crisis is “a pivotal moment for science”, Dijkgraaf says, because it demonstrated that basic…
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