Appointment to Industry and Research Committee
Dr. Christoph Budelmann, founder and managing director of Budelmann Elektronik GmbH, has been appointed as a member to the industry and research committee of the Conference of German Chambers of Trade and Industry (DIHK) for the next four years as of March 2017. Committee members carry their local Chambers’ matters into the Conference of German Chambers and represent the industry’s interest crossing branch boarders and size classes. The committees are advising and informing instances and consist of entrepreneurs working on an honorary basis and Chamber employees.
The industry and research committee focuses on research funding, advises the Research Ministry and Economics Ministry on funding priorities and cooperates with several alliances and platforms concerning technology trends and industry 4.0 promoting cooperation between industry and research.
Research and industry go hand in hand at Budelmann Elektronik. Next to its actual business activities (development and production of customized electronics and software) the company is working in several research consortia. Mr. Budelmann, who has a PhD in engineering, sure is a capable member for the industry and research committee of the Conference of German Chambers of Trade and Industry.