BINE Information Service

Energy research for practical applications

The BINE Information Service reports on energy research topics, such as new materials, systems and components, as well as innovative concepts and methods. The knowledge gained is incorporated into the implementation of new technologies in practice, because first-rate information provides a basis for pioneering decisions, whether in the planning of energy-optimised buildings, increasing the efficiency of industrial processes, or integrating renewable energy sources into existing systems.

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Transferring information from research to practice

The task of the BINE Information Service is to support the transfer of knowledge and information from energy research to practical application. To this end, BINE is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

BINE Information Service transfers information from research to practice. Within the scope of their responsibility, the ministry supports research and development work conducted by companies, research institutes and universities. The current focal areas of energy research are described in the 6th Energy Research Programme.

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Research management and information management

Expert knowledge of research management is essential in order to ensure that public subsidy programmes achieve their objectives, industrial partners and research institutes work together profitably and researchers are well informed of subsidy options in their field of work.

In this regard, Project Management Jülich performs important consultation and coordination tasks on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in addition to assisting with the analysis of research activities' results. The BINE Information Service's information strategy and focal areas of communication are planned in close cooperation with Project Management Jülich.

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The company: competence in expert information

The BINE Information Service is provided by FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH and sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH is a non-profit organisation for scientific and technical information, with the task of providing expert information and related services for research, development, education and corresponding fields of application in industry, business and administration.FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH is a service provider and service partner for information management and knowledge transfer in science and business. The focal areas are STN International's database collection and the development of e science solutions. FIZ Karlsruhe GmbH is a member of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community, in which over 90 non-university research and service establishments from various scientific fields are affiliated and jointly receive support from the German Federal Government and the individual German Federal States.

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