EU Contact Point for Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions
Here you can find out more about the DLR Project Management Agency.
Since 2015, DLR Projektträger has been advising political decision-makers from the federal and state governments on innovative procurement issues. Since 2017, DLR-PT has also been a competent partner in the KOINNO consortium as a subcontractor and has been entrusted with the task of EU Contact Point since October 2021.
As one of the largest project management agencies in Germany, DLR Projektträger (DLR-PT) has been providing comprehensive, knowledge-based services for the management of research, education and innovation for almost 50 years. Its clients include federal ministries, the European Commission, federal states, as well as scientific organisations and associations. It advises on strategies and programmes, manages accompanying dialogue processes, plans and assumes the operational implementation of funding programmes, supports knowledge transfer, and evaluates the impact of the programmes and initiatives of its clients. The approximately 1,500 highly qualified employees of DLR-PT manage around 15,000 projects annually with a funding volume of a good 2.0 billion euros.
The range of topics extends from education, equal opportunities, health, society, innovation, technology, the environment and sustainability up to European and international cooperation, and is always offered on an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary basis, depending on the requirements. Its portfolio is complemented by the Competence Centres for Science Communication, Public Relations, as well as Analysis and Evaluation.
DLR-PT is a central pillar of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt or DLR) and complements its scientific orientation. Further information on the activities of DLR Projektträger can be found in the current edition of the annual report: https://projekttraeger.dlr.de/geschaeftsbericht2021 (German).