Prof. Alexander Gerber, born in 1973 in Frankfurt (DE) holds 25 years’ experience in science communication scholarship and practise. Professor Gerber has been Course Director of Science Communication at Rhine-Waal University since 2014. His research focus is on social innovation, science communication research and policy. Besides his academic work, he is also an entrepreneur, founded several companies, one of which is now Europe’s largest extramural research facility for innovation communication (inscico). Prof. Gerber is an elected member to the World Association for the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) and serves on a number of international Advisory Boards.