Johannes Gartner

  • About Johannes

    Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. Johannes Gartner M.A.

    Johannes Gartner is an assistant professor at the Institute for Innovation Management (IFI) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Management Studies (Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management) at Aalto University, Finland.

    Johannes holds a PhD in Social and Economics Science from the Johannes Kepler University Linz, a Diploma in Computer Science from UAS Mittweida, Germany, a Master of Business Administration from WU Vienna University and a Master in Arts and Business in Information Security Management from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (Campus Hagenberg).

    During his extra-occupational studies, Johannes gained professional management experience in international IT companies such as Hewlett Packard. He is co-founder and CEO of a company, specialized in online community building and is the issuer of, the leading online magazines of additive manufacturing in the German language area. Furthermore, he is the incorporator of GameSurvey, a research project aiming at the application of gamification in research.

    He is a lecturer at the Austrian Business School LIMAK, at the Aalto University Executive Education, at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and at the University of Applied Science Technikum Wien.

    Johannes conducts research in the area of disruptive technologies and research innovations with specialization in additive manufacturing and gamification.


    Johannes Kepler University Linz
    Altenberger Straße 69
    4040 Linz, Austria

    Institute of Innovation Management (IFI)
    Managementzentrum, 3rd floor
    Room: MZ 302B



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    • Bauer, H.-K., Heller, M., Fink, M., Maresch, D., Gartner, J. Gassner, U.M. and Al-Nawas, B. (2016). Social and legal frame conditions for 3D (and) bioprinting in medicine. International Journal of Computerized Dentistry 19(4): 293-299.
    • Gartner, J., (2016), GameSurvey – Gamifizierte Umfragen für die wissenschaftliche Datenerhebung. Doctoral thesis.
    • Gartner, J., (2016), Database Development and Implementation for the online service GameSurvey. Diploma thesis.
    • Fink, M., Gartner, J (2016). Evidence-Based Innovation Policies for Additive Manufacturing. In Ferscha, A. (Ed.) JKU Production Research: Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
    • Gartner, J., Maresch, D. and Fink, M. (2015). The Potential of Additive Manufacturing – An Integrative Technology Assessment. Creativity and Innovation Management.  DOI: 10.1111/caim.12132
    • Gartner, J., Maresch, D., Fink, M. (2014). Generative Fertigungsverfahren: Technologiefolgenabschätzung, in: IFI JKU Bericht 2014. Linz: IFI – Institute for Innovation Management.
    • Gartner, J., Gosch F. (2011): Entrepreneurial Marketing via Social Media. Diploma Thesis

    Contributions to Conferences / Meetings

    • Gartner, J. (2016). Wachstumsmarkt 3D-Druck. AM Ceramics 2016. Nürnberg, DE [presenter].
    • Gartner, J., Maresch, D. and Fink, M. (2015). The Era of GameSurvey – The Potential of Gamification as an Innovative Approach to Data Collection. ISPIM Innovation Summit Brisbane, Australia. 6.-09.12.2015, [presenter].
    • Gusenbauer, M., Gartner, J., Fink, M. and Maresch, D. (2015) Innovation Offshoring Researchers – Our Diverse Notions, Interests and Insights. ISPIM Innovation Summit, Brisbane, AU, 06.-09.12.
    • Maresch, D., Fink, M. Harms, R., Gusenbauer, M. and Gartner, J. (2015) Property Rights Protection, Innovation Competition, Patent Age and Firm Performance. ISPIM Innovation Summit, Brisbane, AU, 06.-09.12. (nominiert für den Knut Holt Award for Best Paper)
    • Gartner, J. (2015). The Potential of Additive Manufacturing. Business Talk der Wirtschaftsagentur Wien “3D-Druck – Additive Fertigung: Produktion im Wandel”. 3D Vienna, 22.10.2015, [presenter].
    • – public panel discussion: “3D-Druck –  Hype oder Revolution”, @ Hauptbücherei Wien, 19.10.2015, [moderation].
    • Gartner, J. (2015). Generative Fertigung in der Ersatzteil Logistik. 6. Niederösterreichischer Logistik Tag, BVL Bundesvereinigung Logistik Österreich, 7.10.2015, [presenter].
    • 1. Anwendersymposium 3D-Druck Metall: “Generative Fertigung im Werkzeug- und Firmenbau”, FH Oberösterreich, Campus Wels, 2.10.2014, [moderation].