The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning

Department FWD "Research and Investment Programs, Scientific Services"

Management: Sascha Güssgen, Tel. +49 228 99401-8500,

The department FWD "Research and Investment Programs, Scientific Services", as a central service provider in the areas of grants, awarding and contract management, performs the classic tasks of a research administration. The focus in this regard is on qualified and legally compliant administrative support and processing of the diverse research and investment programmes as well as effective programme controlling and financial management. Since 2022, funding and investment programmes have also been technically prepared and scientifically accompanied as a contribution to climate protection and climate adaptation. In addition, FWD supports the management of the BBSR in its tasks of steering, reporting and quality assurance. Last but not least, the department's tasks include efficient knowledge management and a modern library.

The department FWD consists of the following divisions:

  • Division FWD 1 "General Regulations, Contract and Grant Management"
  • Division FWD 2 "Project Development and Support – Research Programs"
  • Division FWD 3 "Project Development and Support – Investment Programs"
  • Division FWD 4 "Knowledge Management, Library"
  • Division FWD 5 "Project Development and Support – Sports, Youth, Culture"

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