In November, Steinbeis honored Prof. Dr.-Ing. Aleksandar Jovanovic for his outstanding contributions to the Steinbeis Network. Aleksandar Jovanovic is the director of the Steinbeis enterprise Advanced Risk Technologies in Stuttgart. This award, which was bestowed for the first time, honors members of the Steinbeis community who have excelled through exceptional project success, their unique personality, attitude or exemplary track record.
Aleksandar Jovanovic studied at the University of Belgrade, where he also went on to earn a doctoral degree. He has taught at the universities in Stuttgart, Zagreb, Novi Sad and Paris, and has worked for the EU in Brussels. His research in recent years has focused on risk management and sustainable technology development. Aleksandar Jovanovic has been actively involved with Steinbeis since 2001, directs multiple Steinbeis enterprises, one transfer institute at Steinbeis University Berlin as well as the European Virtual Institute for Integrated Risk Management. His profound expertise is in high demand for transfer projects dealing with business as well as for countless EU projects with partners all over Europe.
The Steinbeis Award honors individuals for outstanding achievements. Honorees receive a medal and prize money. The Steinbeis Executive Board determines the recipients. Applications are not accepted, but recommendations can be submitted.