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The Alliance

Bremen is an outstanding location for science. It represents the successful cooperation between a research university and a large number of non-university research institutions. To intensify and strategically strengthen this cooperation network, the University of Bremen and twelve federal and state-financed non-university research institutes from all German science organizations are working together in the “U Bremen Research Alliance”. Since April 2016, the "U Bremen Research Alliance" thereby represents the core area of ​​science in Bremen.

A strong university promotes strong non-university research institutions, and strong non-university research institutions stimulate university development. The “U Bremen Research Alliance” follows this principle. It is a fractal image of the German research landscape and an example of a cooperation network between universities and non-university research institutions in the German science system. In order to strengthen cooperative and future-oriented science, the members jointly pursue the creation of a coordinated space for innovation, infrastructure and research. The alliance is characterized by a synergetic and close cooperation. Due to the multilateral strategic direction and the strengthening of research cooperation, it stands for large cross-institutional research topics. Cooperative promotion of young researchers, joint personnel development programs, research infrastructures used across the board and coordinated research agendas as well as the rapid implementation of scientific ideas are forming the core of the "U Bremen Research Alliance".

We want to offer scientists the best conditions for free, innovative, creative, sustainable and cooperative research.

Foto Derk Schönfeld

Derk H. Schönfeld, MBA
Managing Director

U Bremen Research Alliance
c/o Universität Bremen
Bibliothekstraße 1
Building VWG; Room 0575
28359 Bremen


Phone: +49 421 218 60019
eMail: derk.schoenfeld@vw.uni-bremen.de

[Translate to English:] Bild von Tanja Hörner

Dr. Tanja Hörner
Research Data Management and Data Science

U Bremen Research Alliance
Guest at:
Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research
and Epidemiology – BIPS

Phone  +49 421 218 56788
Home Office +49 163 87 18 348

eMail:  tanja.hoerner@vw.uni-bremen.de

Timo Joost, M. A.
Communication & Marketing

U Bremen Research Alliance
c/o Universität Bremen
Bibliothekstraße 1
28359 Bremen


eMail: timo.joost@vw.uni-bremen.de

Chairperson of the U Bremen Research Alliance

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Scholz-Reiter, President University of Bremen

Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot, Scientific Director Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS