"Lower Saxony is the energy state – with great energy-scientific innovation potential. The EFZN contributes significantly to promoting this potential and to making it utilisable for a future in our country that is worth living for."
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Björn Thümler, Minister for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony
The topic of energy is a central aspect of the Lower Saxonian research landscape. In order to focus activities in this regard and to bundle competences the EFZN was established in 2007 by the state government.
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More about the tasks and objectives of the EFZN
EFZN Bodies and Head Office
The Supervisory Board and the Board of Directors coordinate matters of fundamental and strategic importance to the EFZN.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors bears the responsibility for the tasks of the EFZN and develops concepts for a collaborative research strategy of the members.
Scientific Advisory Board
The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Directors on all essential scientific and organisational matters.
The EFZN Head Office is a central contact partner for internal and external queries and is responsible for the joint marketing of the EFZN.