Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal States
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and fourteen state governments of
Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, and Schleswig-Holstein jointly support national high-performance computing and have contributed significantly to the foundation of the association through the GWK.
The German Research Foundation (DFG)
The German Research Foundation (DFG) operates as a self-governing organization of science in Germany. Universities, research institutions, scientific associations and the academies of sciences act as members. The DFG has taken over the review of the applications of the respective centers for admission to the NHR
German Research Network (DFN)
With its communication infrastructure for science, the German Research Network (DFN) connects universities, research institutions and research-related commercial enterprises at 650 locations throughout Germany. During the founding phase, the NHR office was located at DFN. The project, initiated jointly by the BMBF and DFN, ended on December 31, 2021.
German Science Council (WR)
The Science Council is one of the oldest science policy advisory bodies in Europe. Based on the preliminary work of the Science Council from 2015, the Council has significantly contributed to the establishment of the NHR Association.
Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)
The Zuse Institute is a research institute in Berlin whose main topics include applied mathematics and data-intensive high-performance computing. Since January 2022, the institute has been in charge of the internal IT of the NHR Office.