Dr. Markus Kröll | Quantum Computing | Excellence in Innovation

Senior Vice President of Engineering at Eisenmann Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. kg, Germany

Dr. Markus Kröll, Head of Sustainable Production and Quality Management at Fraunhofer IPA, is a distinguished expert with over 25 years of experience in mechanical engineering, technology, and innovation management. He holds a Dr.-Ing. degree and has pioneered climate-neutral production methods and sustainable value chain management. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Eisenmann Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG and held significant roles at Daimler AG and DaimlerChrysler AG. Dr. Kröll is renowned for his contributions to research and development, particularly in leveraging digital technologies and quantum computing to enhance resource efficiency and sustainability.

Professional Profiles


Dr. Kröll’s academic credentials include a degree in mechanical engineering and a part-time doctorate in innovation management. He holds extensive qualifications in business and quality management as well as IT applications, which contribute to his outstanding leadership and professional competence in the industry. quantum computing


Before his current role, Dr. Kröll served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Eisenmann Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG, overseeing over 250 employees and leading the Paint & Assembly Systems division. His previous positions at Daimler AG and DaimlerChrysler AG underscore his extensive experience in project management and electronics integration.

Academic Achievements

With over two decades of experience in industrial production and quality assurance, Dr. Markus Kröll has demonstrated significant expertise in strategic management, team development, and the implementation of sustainable production concepts. As the Head of Sustainable Production and Quality Management at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (Fraunhofer IPA), he has pioneered and successfully implemented innovative strategies for climate-neutral production, focusing on sustainable value chain management. quantum computing

Awards and Recognitions

Best Researcher Award,Best Innovation Award,Excellence in Innovation,Excellence in Research,Excellence Award (Any Scientific Field),Best Research/Innovation Extension Award

Research Interests

Mechanical engineering, technology and innovation management, sustainability

Research Focus

Dr. Markus Kröll’s research focuses on pioneering innovative solutions for sustainable production and technology management. His work spans diverse areas, including digital retrofitting for sustainable production, prospective innovation assurance for automotive electronics, and the transfer of logistics optimizations to material flow resource optimizations using quantum computing. With a keen emphasis on result-oriented technology management, Dr. Kröll’s expertise lies in driving efficiency and sustainability in industrial processes. Through his contributions, he continues to shape the future of manufacturing by integrating cutting-edge technologies and sustainable practices to optimize production processes and enhance resource utilization. quantum computing


  1. Transfer of Logistics Optimizations to Material Flow Resource Optimizations using Quantum Computing, Publication date: 2024.
  2. Implementation Model for Digital Retrofit for Sustainable ProductionPublication date: 2023.
Markus Kröll | Quantum Computing | Excellence in Innovation

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