News from the DLR Projektträger
Event: Regional Conference – The Smart City Strategy becomes a reality
8th November 2022
Knowledge transfer between the Model Projects Smart Cities (MPSC) and all municipalities interested in the topic of smart cities will enter the next round on the 22nd November. The regional conference for northern Germany is organised by the Coordination and Transfer Office for Smart Cities Model Projects (KTS), which is part of DLR Projektträger.
Launch of EMiN network – bringing "EU missions" together for success
7th November 2022
The EU has set itself ambitious goals with its "missions" in order to master current challenges such as climate change. To ensure that this succeeds in all EU Member States, the "European Missions Network"(EMiN) is being set up under the leadership of DLR Projektträger. The kick-off took place in Brussels on the 19th October.
DLR Projektträger's expertise on the future of quantum computing in demand
2nd November 2022
Quantum computing can make a substantial contribution to solving current problems – this was demonstrated at this year's "Futuras in Res" conference: The Quantum Breakthrough. DLR Projektträger, whose staff contributed their expertise at the event, has its finger on the pulse of research with its software-focused funding topics.
Green Talents 2022 on virtual tour in Germany
19th October 2022
For the 14th time, the BMBF is honouring 25 outstanding young researchers for their forward-looking contributions to greater sustainability with the Green Talents Award. The research tour of the award winners, which starts today, takes place as a virtual Science Forum, designed and organised by the DLR Projektträger.
Fit for the future – Strategic foresight at the UNGA77 Science Summit
14th September 2022
The UNGA77 Science Summit takes place until the 30th September 2022. Thousands of stakeholders are to meet at this United Nations Science Summit in order to come closer to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With a session on "Strategic Foresight", DLR Projektträger is contributing to the success of the global conference.
Cooperation Platforms 2022 – strengthening knowledge transfer in NRW
2nd September 2022
Strategic cooperation is crucial to triggering innovation. DLR Projektträger is assuming the project sponsorship "Cooperation Platforms 2022" on behalf of North Rhine-Westphalia’s Ministry of Culture and Science and, with this assignment, is further advancing the reorientation of research funding in NRW towards transferring knowledge into practice.
DLR Projektträger – industrial expertise at Gamescom
24th August 2022
There is more to games than just entertainment. Other industries also benefit from the innovative power of the computer games industry. DLR Projektträger is the only project management organisation in Germany that deals with the promotion of computer games. It is currently represented with its expertise at Gamescom.
Transfer in health research - explained in four minutes
15th August 2022
It often takes years before patients benefit from new scientific findings. The path from the laboratory to the bedside is called transfer. A short animated film now sums up the steps characterising this complex process. DLR Projektträger was closely involved in producing the film on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
DLR Projektträger organises "Digital Technology Days" 2022
11th August 2022
Climate protection, a resilient economy and its ecological transformation are current topics that will be the focus of the upcoming "Days of Digital Technologies" in Berlin. This is the third time that DLR Projektträger (DLR-PT) is organising the congress for the Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection (BMWK).
Germany has an Open Educational Resources (OER) strategy
1st August 2022
On the 29th July, Dr Jens Brandenburg, Parliamentary State Secretary of Federal Ministry of Education and Research (the BMBF), presented the OER strategy in Frankfurt. Over the next few years, Open Educational Resources are to be systematically expanded and promoted. DLR Projektträger was significantly involved in the development of the strategy.
Quality in preclinical research: survey among research funders
27th July 2022
Are the guiding principles of clinical trials also suitable for preclinical research projects? That is what the EViR funders’ forum now aims to examine. As a member of the Preclinical Research Working Group, DLR Projektträger has helped to develop a questionnaire for this purpose.
National Dialogue on Synergies platform arouses interest throughout Europa
19th July 2022
Synergies are a strategic tool that can help Europe become greener, more digital and more resilient. With the "National Dialogue on Synergies", a unique multi-level platform with a Europe-wide role model function, DLR Projektträger is already contributing to these goals on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
Closing the knowledge gap between research and marketability
12th July 2022
The path from an innovative idea to approval of a new drug is often a long one. The European Union-funded STARS consortium has now published tangible recommendations to help bridging the gap between research and regulatory authorities. DLR Projektträger has played a key role in supporting all phases of the project.
Event: Brussels FutureTalks „Urban Diplomacy“
28th October 2022
Brussels: FutureTalks, the series of events organised by the DLR Projektträger’s Brussels office, is going into the next round on 8 November. The workshop on Urban Diplomacy: Cities as Partners & Innovators in Diplomacy? will bring together experts and practitioners from cities, politics, networks and the UN.
12th Transfer Workshop – Meeting of the German Transfer Community in Berlin
9th November 2022
Transfer experts from Germany will meet on the 17th and 18th November at the 12th Transferwerkstatt in Berlin, hosted by DLR Projektträger. The event is part of the project management of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) funding line "Innovation Orientation of Research".