Staff Unit Strategy and Programs

The staff unit Strategy and Programs coordinates the contribution of the DKFZ to the Programs and Cross-Program Activities within the Helmholtz Association. In close cooperation with the staff unit Controlling, the unit is responsible for reporting to the Helmholtz Association and to the funding bodies.

At the interface between the DKFZ and the Helmholtz Association, the unit Strategy and Programs supports the Management Board in all DKFZ relevant matters within the committees of the Helmholtz Association and its Research Field Health. Consequently, it coordinates new strategic initiatives.

The unit coordinates the preparation of the research proposal for the next period of Program-oriented funding (POF) and its international assessment. In the field of research evaluation and science controlling, the unit coordinates the international evaluations of the DKFZ research programs and core facilities. In addition, it collects and prepares key figures for internal assessments.

Another task is to coordinate the acquisition of funds from the Helmholtz Initiative and Networking Fund and other Helmholtz application procedures. In collaboration with the Helmholtz management Office in Berlin and the International Offices of the Helmholtz Association, the staff unitis also involved in applications, initiatives and requests in an international context.


Dr. Sigrun Mink

Staff Unit Strategy and Programs (M020)
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum
Foundation under Public Law
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

Tel:  +49 6221 42-2169
Fax: +49 6221 42-2840

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