Raffael Himmelsbach is co-director and open innovation in science manager at SHoW. In addition to his executive responsibilities, he leads the co-creation workstream and fosters interdisciplinary integration. Raffael holds a PhD in political science. His core expertise pertains to the intersection of science, policy and society. He has extensive experience in policy analysis as well as in implementing programs to foster societal responsibility and public engagement in science. Prior to settling in Austria, Raffael has worked in Switzerland, the US, Sweden, Denmark and Norway.