Head of Unit: Dr. Friedhelm Gillessen
With over twenty years of experience in the key technologies of information and communication technology (ICT), and outstanding references, we are experts and specialised consultants for strategic programme coordination, customer-centric funding advice and accompanying EU projects.
Our experience derives from research-oriented technological and funding programme monitoring, our close collaboration with ministries, exchanges of information with industrial associations and our participation in national and international ICT boards and committees. Our outstanding expert knowledge is grounded in extensive practical experience of coordinating programmes for and project partnerships in ICT projects.
Our guiding principle is “quality and reputation”, and this is reflected in our long-standing, trusting and successful collaboration with our customers. Based on our over 20 years of experience, we are excellently acquainted with the key ICT technologies and markets – a pre-requisite for implementing realistic strategies. Our customers benefit from our clear, unbiased view. Our references speak for themselves.
Over 80 percent of innovations in Germany’s burgeoning automotive, medical technology and logistics industries/fields of application are ICT-driven. Every employee of the ICT Strategies and EU Synergies team has specialist expertise in one of the key areas of ICT. We are familiar with the customs of the industries we support.
Below is a brief outline of our services with selected references:
Customer-centred funding advice:
In addition to carrying out information campaigns on European ICT research programmes, we advise German ICT applicants personally with the aim of increasing their chances of being awarded projects in EU research programmes. We also support new applicants in finding suitable partners. Representative of this service is our function as ICT National Contact Point (NCP), which has made us a permanent fixture in the Europe-wide network of contact points for over 20 years and through which we help ICT applicants access funding opportunities provided by European ICT research programmes.
Accompanying EU projects:
We coordinate strategic projects and project partnerships with the aim of unlocking added value for customer-centric funding advice provided to prospective and current applicants. An example of this is our long-term experience in coordinating the EU network IDEAL-IST (“Information Dissemination and European Awareness Launch for IT”), an NCP network that promotes transnational cooperation beyond the field of ICT.
For more information please do not hesitate to contact us:
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V.
IKT-Strategien und EU-Synergien
Tel.: +49 2203 601-3546
Fax: +49 2203 601-2842