PlastikNet accompanies the 18 projects under the BMBF research focus by facilitating networking among them through conferences and issuespecific workshops. It supports the synthesis of results across the various projects and, through its knowledge transfer activities, increases their societal and political impact.
A steering committee, consisting of the coordinators of the 18 research projects as well as client representatives and the Project Management Agency Karlsruhe, was created as a forum for exchange among the institutions involved. It serves to prepare and coordinate the synthesis of results as well as overall knowledge transfer.
In order to ensure effective long-term dissemination of the results and findings of these projects, PlastikNet will oversee project weeks at schools, university seminars, traveling exhibitions and advanced training for specialists. The public relations work of the overall research programme is also carried out via PlastikNet, i.e. when a corporate design is developed, PlastikNet creates a website as well as informational material and serves the common social media channels.
Main areas of work
- Exchange of knowledge and networking of joint research projects
- Synthesis of cross-project results from the joint research projects through synthesis papers and special issues in scientific journals
- Development of recommendations for action
- Public relations
- Transfer into educational concepts and