Five years of funding for the consortium NFDI-MatWerk

Materials Science and Engineering institutions collaborate on implementing a distributed research data infrastructure

Press release (No. 12) - Fraunhofer IWS Dresden /

In a collaborative effort to tackle the enormous challenge of building a common National Research Data Infrastructure NFDI, all across Germany entire research areas are working together in subject-specific consortia. As one of ten consortia in the second round, “NFDI-MatWerk” is going to receive five years of funding for Materials Science and Engineering. The consortium consists of renowned research organizations, including 10 applicants and 15 associated partners and is represented by the speaker Prof. Dr. Chris Eberl from the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM. It focuses on the infrastructure development for a shared materials data space.