It consists of a maximum of 15 scientific and technical experts and meets at least once a year. It proposes topics for research projects as well as programmes for basic and further education to the executive board. The members are from member companies and associations.


Director of the Research Advisory Board:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Domnick, Hochschule Esslingen




Dr. Frank Bayer  -  Geholit + Wiemer GmbH, Graben-Neudorf

Dr. Toine Biemans - Worlée Chemie GmbH, Lauenburg

Dr. Rainer Erhardt  -  BASF SE, Ludwigshafen 

Dr. Kirsten Fritsche - Merck KGaA, Darmstadt 

Dr. Christoph Irle - Covestro AG, Leverkusen 

Dr. Wolfgang Kranig  -  Peter Kwasny GmbH, Gundelsheim 

Susanne Krieg  -   Heubach GmbH, Langelsheim 

Dr. Günther Michael - Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH, Hanau-Wolfgang 

Dr. Arno Nennemann - Venator Germany GmbH, Duisburg 

Dr. Oliver Nicolai  -  BV Farbe, Gestaltung und Bautenschutz, Frankfurt/M. 

Jürgen Ortmeier - Karl Wörwag GmbH & Co. KG, Stuttgart 

Dr. Stephan Ottens - DAW SE, Ober-Ramstadt 

Dr. Volkmar Stenzel  -  Fraunhofer-Institut IFAM, Bremen 

Dr. Manfred Wunsch - Hemmelrath Lackfabrik GmbH, Klingenberg

Dr. Jan Zaminer - BASF Coatings GmbH, Münster