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Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

10/19/2020 – Press release – Aerospace


The new chairwoman of the board of the German Aerospace Center DLR, Professor Dr. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla met Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier in Berlin today for her inaugural visit, after taking over her new office on October 1st. The focus of the discussion was the future role of DLR in expanding Germany as a science and business location. In particular, it was about the question of how the research results of the DLR and technologies newly developed by it can be transferred to the economy and implemented there. Federal Minister Altmaier: “I am delighted that we have Prof. Anke Kaysser-Pyzalla as chairman of the DLR -Board could win. She has the necessary experience and skills as a scientist and manager to further expand DLR’s leading position in applied research. The DLR is ideally positioned with its competencies in aviation, space travel, energy and transport. In addition, there is technological know-how in digitization, artificial intelligence and quantum technologies. I am sure that this will also enable DLR to advance challenges such as new mobility concepts and the energy transition. This will strengthen Germany as a business location. ”With more than 9,000 employees in 54 institutes and facilities at 30 locations in Germany, DLR is one of the largest engineering research facilities in Europe. The diverse research and development work in aerospace, energy, transport, security and digitization are integrated into national and international collaborations. In addition to its own research, DLR, as the space agency, is responsible for the planning and implementation of German space activities on behalf of the federal government. In addition, the DLR acts as an umbrella organization for one of the largest project sponsors in Germany. Kaysser-Pyzalla: “I would like to thank you for the great confidence that my appointment in my new role entails. With its interdisciplinary research approach, DLR plays a key technological role in Germany. The application-oriented research results of the DLR serve all areas of society and the economy in order to maintain Germany’s innovative ability and thus the leadership in international competition.


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