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The information provided below contains mandatory data concerning the provider of this website, as well as other important legal references about the websites of FVB institutes.


For legal purposes, the provider of this website is Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. (FVB). Register of Associations

Forschungsverbund Berlin is entered in the Register of Associations of Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg (Berlin-Charlottenburg Local Court) under Register Number VR 12174 B.


Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. is represented by the Managing Director Dr. Manuela Urban together with Executive Board Spokesman and, in the event of transactions pertaining to a specific institute, with the Director of the institute concerned.

VAT ID number

The VAT ID number of Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. is: DE 136785011.

Legal information about form of organisation

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. acts as an umbrella for eight scientifically independent institutes.

Legal information about liability

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. endeavours to provide accurate and up-to-date information on its website. Nonetheless, mistakes and inaccuracies cannot be fully ruled out. For this reason, Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. shall assume no responsibility for the up-to-dateness, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided.

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. shall not be liable for damage of a tangible or intangible nature cause directly or indirectly by the use or non-use of the information presented, or by the use of erroneous or incomplete information, unless it can be proven that it acted deliberately or with gross negligence. The same applies to the software available for downloading free of charge.

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. reserves the right to change, amend or delete parts or the entirety of its internet content without prior notice or to suspend its publication temporarily or permanently.

Liability for “external content” that may arise from direct or indirect links to other providers shall only be applicable in the event of positive knowledge of illegal or criminal content. “External content” is marked accordingly. Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. has no influence on “external content”, and shall not adopt such content as its own. Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. has no positive knowledge of any illegal or offensive content on external providers’ linked pages. Should external providers’ linked pages contain illegal or offensive contents nonetheless, Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. expressly disassociates itself from such content.

Legal information about copyright

The layout of the website, the graphics used and all other content are protected by copyright.

Legal information about data protection (Privacy Statement)

It is generally possible to use Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. websites without notifying us of who you are. We are only informed about standard data recorded by any web server. This information is used for statistical purposes.

Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. Our aim with regard to data processing is to gather only personal data that is necessary for the use of our services.

By entering your personal data, you authorise us to process and use this data to execute the services and processes you have selected. This authorisation can be revoked at any time.

To ensure an optimal supply of information, you will find links to third-party websites on our sites. If such links are not obviously recognisable, we point out that it is an external link. Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. has no influence on the content and design of external providers’ websites. For this reason, it goes without saying that the guarantees given in this privacy statement do not apply to such websites.

For more information about the topic of “data protection at Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.”, please contact our association’s Data Protection Officer.

Responsible editors

The editors responsible for the website of Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. within the meaning of the German Telemedia Act are Managing Director Dr. Manuela Urban for non-scientific content and the Directors of the respective institutes for scientific content.

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