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Sebastian Halsbenning

Study on European public procurement published

Prof. Dr. Jörg Becker, Marco Niemann, and Sebastian Halsbenning investigated the development of European public procurement on request of the European Parliament

The European Union (EU) aims to make public procurement in Europe more efficient. Three new directives were adopted in 2014 to improve the award of contracts to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the number of cross-border contracts, and competition in public tenders. On request of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c.

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Katrin Bergener

LearnIT research project kickoff

Development of an adaptive optimization approach for operational management of grid-level battery storage

The kickoff meeting of the new research project LearnIT took place on January 10th 2019 at EWE TRADING in Bremen, Germany. Prof. Dr. Stephan Meisel of the Department of Information System leads the project. The main project goal is the development of an adaptive optimization approach for operational management of grid-level battery storage. The adaptive optimization approach aims at increasing the economic efficiency of storage, and thereby enabling the widespread adoption of grid-level battery storage.

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Ann-Kristin Cordes

“10 Years of Partnership: QUT and University of Muenster” - presentation on the 3rd Australian-German Science and Innovation Day

In October Dr. Ann-Kristin Cordes, Assistant Professor at the chair for Information Systems and Information Management, gave a talk on the subject “10 Years of Partnership: QUT and University of Muenster” on the 3rd Australian-German Science and Innovation Day as part of the 2018 Brisbane German Week at the Queensland University of Technology.

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Michael Räckers

Welcome Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hupperich

New Juniorprofessor for IT-Security joined the Department for Information Systems few days ago
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hupperich, Professor for IT-Security

The Department of Information Systems welcomes the new Professor for IT-Security, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hupperich! Thomas joined the Department on the 1st of October with his appointment as Juniorprofessor. We are very happy having filled this open position again and so completed the fields of research and study of the department! We wish Thomas a good start in Münster and we are looking forward for a great collaboration!

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Armin Stein

PINOEER - Joint Master in eGovernment

Third Year of the first Cohorte moved from Münster to Tallinn
Students during the Welcome Reception

The PIONEER students that spent their Summer Term in Münster were warmly welcomed in Tallinn, Estonia, where they will stay for the Winter Term. Jörg Becker, Head of the IS Department in Münster, Robert Krimmer, programme lead in Tallinn, as well as the Dean of the school.

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Katrin Bergener

Aerial Pictures from Leonardo Campus

Drone pictures from our department building

Prof. Kuchen used the beautiful weather in Münster to take new pictures and videos from the department building and the entire Leonardo Campus with his drone. We gladly share the detailed flight over the campus with all those who interested:

https://www.wi.uni-muenster.de/campus

Have fun looking at the Leonardo Campus from a different angle!

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Armin Stein

Jörg Becker invited as expert by European Parliament

Head of the WWU Centre for Europe shares expertise on public procurement with MEPs
Becker (right) along with other experts in the European Parliament

On July 10th, 2018, Jörg Becker was invited as an expert by the European Parliament (EP) to contribute to the work of the EP committee for internal market and consumer protection (IMCO). In the morning Professor Becker participated in a EP roundtable on the role of independent expertise and science in the legislative process. Acadamics and researchers discussed with members of the European Parliament (MEPs) the importance of independent research and expertise for evidence based policy making.

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