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bidt – Bavarian Research Institute for Digital Transformation
Gabelsbergerstr. 4
80333 Munich

Board of Directors

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Felix Freiling,
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Heckmann,
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess,
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Eric Hilgendorf,
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Julian Nida-Rümelin,
  • Prof. Dr. Sabine Pfeiffer,
  • Prof. Dr. Alexander Pretschner (Chairman of the Board of Directors),
  • Prof. Dr. Ute Schmid,
  • Prof. Dr. Hannah Schmid-Petri

Managing Director: Dr. Christoph Egle

VAT no. as per §27 a Sales Tax Act [UStG]: DE811209280

Person responsible for content

First and last name of the person or persons responsible for content: Dr. Christoph Egle (address as above).

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