Eva Buchinger is a sociologist working at the Austrian Institute of Technology AIT. She specializes in systems theory and innovation policy and is AIT’s thematic coordinator for “Societal Futures”. Eva serves as consultant for the Austrian government and EU institutions, has a long record in university teaching and is actively engaged in the cybernetics and social-systems-theory community, including being a past president of RC51 Sociocybernetics of the International Sociological Association ISA.