About acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering
acatech advises policymakers and the general public, supports policy measures to drive innovation, and represents the interests of the technological sciences internationally. In accordance with its mandate from Germany’s federal government and states, the Academy provides independent, science-based advice that is in the public interest. acatech explains the opportunities and risks of technological develop¬ments and helps to ensure that ideas become innovations – innovations that lead to greater prosperity, welfare, and quality of life. acatech brings science and industry together. The Academy’s Members are prominent scientists from the fields of engineering, the natural sciences and medicine, as well as the humanities and social sciences. The Senate is made up of leading figures from major science organisations and from technology companies and associations.
In addition to its headquarters at the acatech FORUM in Munich, the Academy also has offices in Berlin and Brussels.
For more information, please see www.acatech.de