Christian Kobsda works as a political consultant in the president’s office of the Leibniz Association. Before joining Leibniz, he dealt with Industry 4.0 and Smart Services at acatech and was scientific advisor to the Innovation Dialogue of the German Federal Chancellor.

He studied political science, philosophy and some economics at the universities of Passau, Rostock and at Freie University Berlin. In 2010 he received the Kurt-von-Fritz Science Award and in 2011 the Alumni Award for Political Science in Rostock.

He is keen on scientific policy advice and digital, social and frugal innovations.

Working Paper:

Kobsda, C., Schmidt, M., & Fecher, B. (2017). Authorship revised. Making a compromise between 2.1 and 1.268. Elephant in the lab. Publication details

Schmidt, M., Fecher, B., & Kobsda, C. (2017). Factory science: How many authors does it really need to write a paper? Elephant in the lab. Publication details