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Contributions to Policy Advice in Academies (Selection, in alphabetical order)

German National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)

Prof. Katrin Amunts, Director at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Structural and Functional Organization of the Brain (INM-1)

Prof. Harald Bolt, Member of the Board of Directors of Forschungszentrum Jülich - Member of the Topics Energy and Ressources, and Materials Science and Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Marquardt, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Forschungszentrum Jülich - Member of the Topic Network Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

Prof. Rainer Waser, Director at the Peter Grünberg Institute, Electronic Materials (PGI-7)

Prof. Martin Winter, Director at the Helmholtz-Institut Münster (HI MS) and at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-12)

Prof. Wolfgang Wiechert, Director at the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Biotechnology (IBG-1) – Member of the Topic Network Biotechnology and Bioeconomy

Prof. Matthias Wuttig, Director at the JARA Insitute Energy-efficient information technology (PGI-10)

The German National Academy of Science and Engineering aims to promote sustainable prosperity through innovation. Its work focuses on four core areas: scientific recommendations and statements, transfer of expertise and networking between science and industry, promotion of young scientists and engineers, and representing the interests of scientists and engineers at the international level.
http://www.acatech.de/uk

National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Prof. Karl Zilles – JARA senior professor at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Structural and Functional Organization of the Brain (INM-1) – Member

The Leopoldina was appointed as the German National Academy of Sciences in 2008. In this capacity, it represents the German scientific community in international committees and speaks out on social and political questions, providing a nonpartisan, factual framework for discussion.
https://www.leopoldina.org/en/leopoldina-home/

North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts

Prof. Harry Vereecken, Director at the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Agrosphere (IBG-3) - Member of the Class for Science and Medicine

Prof. Rainer Waser, Director at the Peter Grünberg Institute, Electronic Materials (PGI-7) - Member of the Class for Engineering and Economy

Prof. Karl Zilles – JARA senior professor at the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Structural and Functional Organization of the Brain (INM-1) – Member of the Class for Science and Medicine

The Academy promotes an exchange of scientific and artistic ideas amongst its members and with representatives of politics, industry, and the arts, as well as encouraging contacts with scientific and artistic institutions and scientists and artists in Germany and abroad. It advises the government of North Rhine-Westphalia on the promotion of science and the arts.
Website: http://www.awk.nrw.de

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