Science Advisory Board

Comprised of external members, the Scientific Advisory Board supports the collaboration of the foundation with universities and other research institutes and cooperates with the Executive Board for the optimal use of research facilities. In addition to that the Scientific Advisory Board states its opinions on drafts of research and development programs as well as drafts of  business plans and evaluates the scientific findings of the foundation.

It also evaluates the suggestions of the Executive Board and can itself make suggestions. Prior to the appointment of the scientific chairman of the Executive Board the Scientific Advisory Board is consulted and presents its position on the foundation’s adoption of further projects.