Contact Orsolya Ihasz

Background

Prior to her research, she spent 12 years in entrepreneurship education at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and worked as a policy advocate with the Department for International Development, the EU DG Youth, and the UN, to promote youth-participation within policy. She believes that access to healthcare and knowledge is a basic human right and (responsible) innovation is a great vehicle to support this call.

Current activities

Orsi Ihasz is a researcher in (responsible) innovation management and sustainability at Cranfield University and acts as an Enterprise Technology Lead to support entrepreneurial ventures geared towards finding solutions to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  She also lectures on the Management and Corporate Sustainability MSc course.

Her current research contributes towards understanding the role of social system relations in the diffusion of (responsible) innovation in low resource context, with special focus on the WHO’s 'Be He@lthy, Be Mobile' digital health initiative.