Prof Dr Martina Schraudner heads the department "Gender and Diversity in Technology and Product Development" at the Technical University of Berlin, started the Center for Responsible Research and Innovation of the Fraunhofer IAO in 2008 and has been on the board of acatech- Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften e.V. since January 2018. She is concerned with methods, instruments and processes that make different perspectives accessible and usable for innovation processes.
Martina Schraudner is active in national and international selection committees for application-oriented research and innovation projects, among others for the expert group "Structural Change" of the EU. She did a survey to identify the corporate cultural barriers to career breaks for women leaders in ten big companies in Germany focusing on reasons why women do not want to stay and she was commissioned by the President of the Max Planck Society (MPG) to conduct an investigation into the working culture and atmosphere of all Max Planck Society institutions. She was member of the European expert group on Structural Change in research organisations and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the European Academy for Women in Politics and Business (EAF) and of the Board of the Competence Centre for Technik-Diversity-Chancengleichheit e.V.