Katharina Thoms


Katharina Thoms

Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM/ISO)

Research Associate


Building: 3011
Room: B353
Kackertstr. 7, 3rd Floor
52072 Aachen


Phone: +49 2418099162

Consultation Hours

By appointment only


  • Project coordination Project DryHy: Water-conscious production of hydrogen and e-fuels in dry regions
  • Part of the Regional Innovation Lab


  • Research associate and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM) at RWTH Aachen University (since 03/2023)
  • Researcher at the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) in the project Green Hydrogen Economy of Tomorrow - (How) can developing and emerging countries benefit? as part of the BMBF funded joint project HyPat (2021-2023)
  • Studies in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (MSc) at the University of Copenhagen (KU), Denmark and visiting student at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark (2019-2021)
  • Studies in Economics (BSc) at the University of Cologne, Germany (2014-2018).
  • Practical experience in energy data management, direct marketing of renewable electricity, virtual power plant
  • Organisationsforum Wirtschaftskongress (OfW) - 21st & 22nd World Business Dialogue

Research Interests:

  • Regional innovation
  • Innovation (Eco-)systems
  • Hydrogen Economy
  • Energy Markets & Regulations