Our contribution to the developing science landscape and IT-dependent research is mainly, but not exclusively, in the area of research software development. We want to prepare science for the ever-increasing influence of new technologies and new IT concepts, and help to cope with the challenges of the increasing digitalisation of research as well as exploit the resulting opportunities. To this end, we aim to address the following challenges:

Last but not least, we give ourselves a voice, and represent our interests together in order to achieve our goals within the German science landscape.

In order to achieve our objectives, the following activities are already being carried out or are planned: