Programme Director at the German Research Foundation (DFG) with responsibility for digital technologies in science and research
At DFG Matthias is part of the Scientific Library Services and Information Systems (LIS) group and leads a team responsible for e-Research-Technologies and Research Data Management. He works on the enhancement of DFG's funding opportunities for research software as well as the strategic prerequisites for making research software a genuine part of research output. Matthias has a major interest on the digital turn in sciences and research and has led an internal project towards DFG's strategy on this topic. During his work at DFG, he has served in working groups of different organizations like Knowledge Exchange or Alliance of German Science Organisations.