Franz Josef Pschierer

Personal Data

  • 1. Juli 1956 born in Haunstetten
  • Married, two children
  • Roman- catholic
  • Deputy Chief editor “Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung"

Education and professional Experience

  • 1976: "Abitur" matriculation examination at the Gymnasium der Maristenschulbrüder in Mindelheim
  • 1978-1983: Studied politics and social science at the University of Augsburg
  • 1984-1986: Chamber of crafts of Swabia in Augsburg, press and public relations department
  • 1986-1994: Editor for „Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung“, from 1989 Deputy Chief editor
  • 2008-2013: State secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Finance, from 2009 IT officer of the Bavarian State Government
  • Since October 2013: State Secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media Energy and Technology

Political Mandates

  • Since 1996: county councillor in Unterallgäu council
  • Since 1994: Member of the Bavarian Landtag [State Parliament]
  • 2003-2008: Chairman of the committee of economic affairs, infrastructure, transport and technology
  • 2002-2008: Member of the city council Mindelheim

Functions in the CSU

  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Since 2013: Chairman of the CSU district association Unterallgäu

Honorary activities

  • President of the Musikbund (music association) Allgäu- Swabia
  • Chairman of the association Wohneigentum (home ownership) Swabia
State Secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology

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Annual Conference

The EARTO Annual Conference 2017 will explore new ways and ideas on how RTOs can further contribute to increasing Europe's innovation capabilities and will look at what are the challenges hindering EU's innovation potential and how RTOs, industry, National and EU policy makers can work together towards more growth and jobs in Europe.

About the event

A 2-day Conference
March 29-30, 2017

Conference venue: 

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
Arabellastrasse 5
81925 Munich




For general information about the conference, please contact us at:

Luisa Knabe International Business Development Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

luisa.knabe[at] +49 (0)89 1205-7327 Hansastrasse 27c 80686 Munich Germany