About Us

Kurt Fischer

Managing Partner

1984 – 1992:
Studied technical chemistry at the University of Technology Vienna. Diploma work and 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 KEG in Vienna.

Publications, several of which are original papers in journals.

Co-author of 2 books and 3 technical manuscripts.

Numerous papers at conferences in Europe, USA and Asia.

Several patents and patent applications.

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 Vienna.