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

  • 19Sep

    4th Strategy Workshop

    The fourth workshop on the funding initiative will be hosted by MODAL Research Campus in Berlin. The workshop focuses on the regular exchange of experiences and information between the research campuses as well as the topic „Complementary Goals: Innovation needs Experts”.

  • 20Sep

    Conference 2018: Innovation Hub “Research Campus”

    Save the date - in September 2018 the BMBF research campuses will meet in Berlin to discuss their recent activities. Further information will be available soon.