The German Data Forum (RatSWD) calls for adaptation of the German national roadmap process to increase participation of social, behavioral, and economic researchers

Report of December 10, 2019

To foster cutting-edge scientific research in Germany, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research provides funding to outstanding research infrastructures through its national roadmap, a detailed plan mapping out their long-term development.  A working group of the German Data Forum headed by former SOEP Director Jürgen Schupp has released a set of recommendations for adapting the roadmap process to increase participation from social, behavioral, and economic researchers in future calls for submissions to the roadmap.