Frank Dratsdrummer

Dipl.-Komm.-Wirt, Certified Mediator
Frank Dratsdrummer

Research Associate


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Current projects

Completed projects (selection)

  • NEMO: New Emscher Mobility - Developing Integrative Scenarios towards a Sustainable Mobility in the Ruhr Valley
  • ENavi: System Integration and Networks for the Energy Supply (Energy Transition Navigation System) - Kopernikus research project for the energy transition in Germany
  • PROSO: Promoting Societal Engagement in Research and Innovation (EU)

Professional focus

  • Discourse framing and dialogue methods for inter- and transdisciplinary research
  • Stakeholder participation and –communications in research and innovation processes
  • Fields: energy transition, sustainable mobilities, digital transformation

Professional experience and qualifications

  • Since 2016 research associate at DIALOGIK
  • 2016 Community Engagement Office, Scientific Secretariat of the German Committee Future Earth / GEOMAR; Stuttgart / Kiel
  • 2012 – 2015 Freelancer, strategic communications and events
  • 2014 Professional training in mediation, IK Isabel Kresse (BM), Berlin
  • 2013 University degree in communications (Diplom-Kommunikationswirt), Communications in Social and Economic Contexts, Berlin University of the Arts, Institute of Communication  
  • 2009 – 2011 Marketing, Sarah Wiener GmbH, Berlin
  • 2004 Internships in communications and marketing
  • 2003 Waiter, M/S Crystal Serenity, Nassau (Bahamas); Crystal Cruises Inc., Los Angeles (U.S.)
  • 2000 Apprenticeship Hotel Specialist, Maritim Hotel Stuttgart

Selected publications

  • Dratsdrummer, F; Konrad, W.; Scheer, D. (2020): Emscher-Umbau: Chance für nachhaltige Mobilitätsoptionen. In: Proff, H. (ed.): Neue Dimensionen der Mobilität. Technische und betriebswirtschaftliche Aspekte. Wiesbaden: Spinger Gabler, 409-418.
  • Dreyer, M., Kosow, H. & Dratsdrummer, F. (eds.) (2018). Engaging Society for Responsible Research and Innovation. Lowering Barriers - Innovating Policies and Practices. A support tool for promoting engagement of citizens and third sector actors in research and in research and innovation policy (Publication of the EU-funded PROSO project, Grant Agreement No. 665947). Stuttgart: DIALOGIK.