Susanne Mira Heinz, M.Sc.

Scientific Freelancer

Susanne Mira Heinz, M.Sc.

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Susanne Mira Heinz is founder of the innovation consultancy Circular Thinking Circular Thinking. She accompanies medium-sized companies in the development of circular products and new business models. Since 2014 she has moderated around 90 workshops across all industries. During her guest stay at TIM 2017/2018 she temporarily supported teaching and carried out practical projects. In her work, she links three future-oriented fields of research: cradle to cradle inspired Circular Economy, sustainable Product-Service Systems (S.PSS) and the innovation methodology Design Thinking. In 2015 she was the first German to win a wild card for this approach from the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship Program on Circular Economy. She continues to be associated with the institute as a scientific freelancer and is a guest lecturer at other universities.

Susanne Mira Heinz studied M.Sc. Sustainability Science, B.A. Business Administration at Leuphana Universit√§t L√ľneburg and Santiago de Chile and is an advanced track Design Thinking graduate of Potsdam. During her studies she co-founded the first regional group of the cradle to cradle NGO, in which she has been active as a volunteer ever since.

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