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“Universities of Applied Sciences are excellent in building aconnection between academic research and practical application.What do not only need technological inventions, but innovation thatsolves the big challenges today’s society is facing. To supportthis, we need to create research communities and this is what thenew program is targeting,” the NRW Ministry for Innovation, Scienceand Research states.
Since 2010, a Social Democrat government is in charge of NRW,with almost 18 million inhabitants Germany’s most populous state.Led by Ministerpräsident Hannelore Kraft, the region put forward anumber of controversial laws. Among them was a