Hasso-Plattner-Institut
Prof. Dr. Katharina Hölzle
  
 

19.02.2020

Presentation of the EFI Report 2020

The Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) presented its annual report 2020 to Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel on February 19th. This year's focal topics involve Eastern Germany as a place for innovation, cybersecurity, and the exchange of knowledge and technology between Germany and China.

Photo: David Ausserhofer

 

The Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation (EFI) is composed of six members and provides scientific policy advice on topics relating to research, innovation, and Germany's technological performance. Led by the chairman Professor Uwe Cantner and the vice-chairwoman Professor Katharina Hölzle, the expert commission analyzes and evaluates relevant topics for the German innovation system. Thereupon, the EFI develops actionable recommendations for national research and innovation policy. This year's report focuses on three core topics - innovation location Eastern Germany, cybersecurity, and the exchange of knowledge and technology between Germany and China.

The report, as well as the summary and policy recommendations, can be found in the press section on the EFI website.