North Rhine-Westphalia (DEA)

General Information

  • Capitarl city icon Düsseldorf
  • Region size icon 34.110 km2   (2015)
  • Population icon 17.924.591 (2022)
  • Regional GDP icon 739.454,26 (2021)
  • % of the National GDP 20,53 (2021)
  • % of Unemployment 3,60 (2022)
  • Regional GERD (%) 2,16 (2019)
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S3 Priorities


Name Description
Energy and environmental industry Systemic solutions to secure a safe, environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions. Efficiency increase and flexibilisation of fossil energy production (e.g. the efficient use of fossil fuels), expansion of renewable energies, supply of efficient network and storage technologies. Socioeconomic research e.g. in the areas of new electricity market design, social acceptance and transformation. Efficient cooling, pumping, compression, measurement and control technologies.
New materials New materials
Mobility and logistics Mobility and logistics
Media and creative industries Media and creative industries
Health Health
Life sciences Life sciences
Machine and plant engineering Machine and plant engineering
Information and communication technologies Embedded systems, machine-to-machine communication, sensor & actor networks, software engineering, cloud computing, communication networks with focus on cyber physical systems, energy efficiency (buildings, light, automation), intelligent energy supply systems (smart grids), medical technology, automotives, traffic technology, smart home, smart cities, sensor networks in agriculture, nano & micro material technologies, expansion of intelligent networks and systems (e.g. in industrial production), high-performance computing and next generation fibre networks

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