Research Programmes & Coordination
The staff function Research Programmes and Coordination supports the management in the development and coordination of cross-organisational research topics, in the supervision of the Scientific Advisory Board and in the preparation of the company's strategic planning documents. Support for projects in the EU Framework Programmes and national research programmes is another focal point, in addition to reviewing proposals. Great attention is paid to the support and content controlling of the funding agreement with the Federal Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK) and the projects of strategic in-house research. In addition, the staff unit advises and supports the research units with regard to the protection and exploitation of intellectual property.