About Us


Claudia Fischer-Ballia


1985 – 1993
Studied English and Spanish at the Institute for Interpreters and Translators of the University of Vienna.

Exchange program at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Great Britain.

1992 – 1993
Fulbright Scholarship for Teaching Assistantship at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA.

1994 – 1998
Translator with Lingualex juridische und kaufmaennische Fachuebersetzungen GmbH in Vienna, Austria.

Since January 1999
Free-lance interpreter and translator, based in Langenzersdorf.


Kurt Fischer

Managing Partner

1984 – 1992
Studied technical chemistry at the University of Technology Vienna. Diploma work and doctoral theses: “Biotechnological Processes for Pulp and Paper Manufacture”.

Visit to the Finnish Research Center in Espoo.

1992 – 1993
University of Wisconsin and Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, as Research Scientist.

1993 – 2000
Krems Chemie AG in Krems, Austria, manager of research and development for paper chemicals and natural resins.

1998 – 1999
Deputy chairman of the technical committee of the Hydrocarbon and Rosin Resin Producers Association at CEFIC in Brussels.

1997 – 2000
Lecturer at technical seminars of PTS in Munich.

Since January 2000
Founder and managing director of Technical Conference Management KG.

Publications, several of which are original papers in journals.
Co-author of 2 books and 3 technical manuscripts.
Numerous papers at conferences in Europe, America and Asia.
Several patents and patent applications.


Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship of the Austrian Science Fund.
Mobility scholarship of the University of Technology Vienna.

Volunteering and Charity

Paramedic and field training officer with the Austrian Red Cross.
Member of Lions Clubs International.