Within its strategy field, the Science Management Department coordinates various technology initiatives, structural cooperation as well as strategic networks and supports the management of the institute with strategy development.

Advanced UV for Life

The consortium "Advanced UV for Life" succeeded in the "Zwanzig20 – Partnerschaft für Innovation" competition announced by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The interdisciplinary consortium is managed by the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut and will be received support of up to 45 million Euros through 2019.

Berlin WideBaSe

Under the label "Berlin WideBaSe", the FBH coordinates the innovative regional  growth core dealing with semiconductors with wide band gap. "Berlin WideBaSe" is concerned with regional development, manufacturing and distribution of optoelectronic and electronic devices based on wide-band semiconductors (WideBaSe). Together with 13 partners – ten companies and three research institutes – a concept for strategic cooperation has been developed covering the whole value chain within this technology in the region.


To support OpTecBB (a regional center of competence for optical technologies) is part of the strategic activities of the Department. With the network, the Science Management Department is also involved in developing the Berlin field of competence optical technologies and microsystems technology, which shall be expanded to a regional technology cluster within the framework of the Berlin innovation strategy. These activities sustainably strengthen economic and technological development of the region.