Round-table with Science Minister Svenja Schulze

Press Release / 31.7.2011

Science Minister Svenja Schulze invited experts to a special meeting on July 25th in Düsseldorf.

Experts from research and practice discussed prospects and potentials of microsystems technology in North Rhine-Westphalia. “Microsystems technology as a key technology can strengthen the established sectors in NRW and can simultaneously open up potentials in new fields like resource and energy efficiency technology”, said the Science Minister on the sidelines of the meeting.

In the round-table microsystems technology took part: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Götz, FH Gelsenkirchen; Prof. Dr. Holger Vogt, Fraunhofer IMS, Duisburg; Prof. Dr. Wilfried Mokwa, RWTH Aachen; Dr. Reiner Wechsung, former Boehringer Ingelheim microParts GmbH; Johannes Herrnsdorf, MiNaCon, Dortmund; Science Minister Svenja Schulze; Dr. Frank Bartels, chief executive IVAM – Association for microtechnology; Prof. Dr. Heiko Kopf, University of Applied Sciences Hamm-Lippstadt; Dr. Thomas Fries, FRT GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach; Prof. Dr. Rainer Brück, University Siegen; Harald Cremer, State cluster NM+W.NRW.