The Funding Initiative

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With the “Research Campus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation” funding initiative, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is supporting large-scale and long-term approaches to single-site cooperation between science and industry under the Federal Government’s High-Tech Strategy.


The research campuses

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The topics of the newly funded research campuses range from new methods for diagnosing infectious diseases to restructuring the electricity supply system in the context of the transition to renewable energy sources, materials development and innovative production technologies.



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The webpage “Research Campus – Public-Private Partnership for Innovation” provides information on the funding initiative and the research campuses. It is available in German and English.


Current events

  • 22Sep

    2nd ISM-ZIB-IMI MODAL Workshop on Mathematical Optimisation and Data Analysis

    Together with its Japanese guests from the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM) in Tokyo and the Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI) of the Kyushu University, Fukuoka, the MODAL Research Campus discusses current topics of applied mathematical optimisation and data analysis.

  • 17Oct

    bionection 2017 – Technology transfer in Jena

    As regional organiser, InfectoGnostics Research Campus Jena supports the biosaxony e.V. in organising bionection 2017 in Jena. The aim of the two-day conference is the presentation of transferable projects from academia and the initiation of cooperation between science and industry

  • 06Nov

    3rd Image-Guided Interventions Conference (IGIC)

    The third edition of the IGIC joint conference of the STIMULATE and M²OLIE research campuses.

  • 07Dec

    3rd Strategy Workshop

    The third workshop on the funding initiative will be hosted by Open Hybrid LabFactory Research Campus in Wolfsburg. The workshop focuses on the regular exchange of experiences and information between the research campuses as well as the topic „Protection and Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights”.

  • 12Apr

    1st Mobility2Grid-Conference: Lab2Reality

    Mobility2Grid Research Campus presents the Lab2Reality conference on the EUREF campus in Berlin. Academia and industry show how energy and transport can be theoretically connected and actually brought together in real laboratories and pilot projects.