RfII | Rat für Informationsinfrastrukturen

In Summer 2016, the RfII published its policy paper “Performance through Diversity” and submitted recommendations concerning structures, processes, and financing for research management in Germany to the Joint Science Conference (GWK). To bring about the transition towards a system of sustainable information infrastructures, the Council will continuously engage with this complex process by giving recommendations for a framework in science policy.

To facilitate and accelerate digital transformation in the sciences on a national level

The Council monitors transitions in the German academic system at large and gives practical recommendations to academia and the government. Specifically it

  • provides foresight on the development of digital science;
  • promotes coordination of existing activities;
  • identifies potential synergies between the diverse actors and new fields of action;
  • intends to stimulate cooperation within the academic system;
  • monitors international policy developments.