Ing. Michal Hrivnák, PhD.is Institute of Regional Studies and Rural Development of Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra specialist assistant. At the same time, he is an Office for Project and Transfer Activities of SPU manager and participates also in national project NITT SK II implementation. He has been already focused on technology transfer and academic business topic since he wrote the dissertation. He was APVV project “Universities and regional economic development” investigator. Currently he is working on social innovations as part of Horizont2020 IN-HABIT project topic.
Ing.Hrivnák has worked before as Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic for Investments and Informatization external advisor, participated in Vision of strategy and development of Slovakia till 2030 creation and coordinated innovative economic development planning in Nitra Self-Governing Region within Plan of Economic and Social Development and Integrated Territorial Strategy of Nitra region creation.