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Research and development

Field of action 3

[Translate to English:] Handlungsfeld: Forschung und Entwicklung

Targets and indicators

3.1 - We embed sustainability in our research and development activities


  • 3.1.1 - Publication of sustainability goals and guidelines for research and development activities

3.2 -We record our sustainability performance from research and development activities and can demonstrate how these contribute to achieving the SDGs


  • 3.2.1 - The research database is designed and filled with relevant data
    3.2.2 - University-wide sponsors for SDG-related research and development are identified whose activities are specifically aimed at contributing to the achievement of SDGs

3.3 - Our results and findings relating to Sustainable Development from research and development activities are communicated transparently to our stakeholders


  • 3.3.1 - The research database is available on our homepage in English and German
  • 3.3.2 - Recording the proportion of third-party funding for sustainability-related projects in relation to total third-party funding

3.4 - We are expanding our role as a multiplier and developing a sustainability network with our stakeholders
  • 3.4.1 - Our sustainability networks are further developed and targets for network impact are set

3.5 -We provide a clear presentation of our range of services for the social provision of knowledge


  • 3.5.1 - Recording the number of publications on the topic of sustainability using a publication database and corresponding queries
  • 3.5.2 - Recording the proportion of publications on the topic of sustainability in relation to the total number of publications