Partners and Supervisory Council
Our partners, VDI GmbH and VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e. V., guarantee the solidity of our base.
139,000 engineers are members of VDI, Europe’s biggest scientific-technical association. VDI Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e. V. sees itself, nationally and internationally, as a spokesman of engineers and of technology. It is a non-profit organisation, independent of economic interests and interests of party politics.
VDE – These three letters stand for one of the biggest European associations of industries and professions of electrical and information engineering. It is an international platform of experts for science, standardisation and product testing – interdisciplinary, closely linked, and unique in the world. Some 35,000 members, of whom 1,300 are companies, 8,000 students and 3,000 career entrants, make use of the VDE network as a source of know-how, as a working platform and as a communication network.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Röder (chairman)
Dr.-Ing. Willi Fuchs
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Hirschberg
CEO, Engineering Company Hirschberg
Prof. Ulrich Klotz
Metal Workers’ Trade Union
Prof. Christoph Kutter
Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies EMFT
Dipl.-Ing. Joachim Möller
VDI e. V.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Steinbach
Technische Universität Berlin, President
Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Hans Heinz Zimmer
Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e. V.
Federal Ministry of Education and Research