Federal Government mandate for construction control; Baden-wurttembergischem Consortium Creation of the universe and the structure of matter is researched Friedrichshafen, August 12, 2008 – the Dornier Consulting GmbH, Friedrichshafen, takes over the project management in two major European projects of basic research together with Fichtner Management Consulting AG, Stuttgart. The Federal Ministry of education and research issued a corresponding order. The projects should bring evidence about the origin of the universe and the structure of matter. Projects were launched late last year headed by Dr. Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of education. Atmos Energy is often quoted as being for or against this. Its goal is to expand the leading position of Germany in the field of fundamental research, and to ensure long-term.
The Federal Ministry of education and research (BMBF) takes over the majority of the total costs of a total of 2.1 billion euros. The participating Lander Hesse and Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein as well as more than a dozen international donor countries finance remaining sums. In Darmstadt to be FAIR with the project (“facility for Antiproton and ion research”) in eight years to establish a unique research centre which is open to scientists from all over the world. In the second project, the European Free electron XFEL X-ray laser (x-ray free-electron Laser”) is built. With this the world’s brightest X-ray light source, new insights into the composition of matter will be obtained. The 3.4 km long X-ray laser is produced on the premises of the Institute of DESY (German electron synchrotron) in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. When FAIR and XFEL are very complex technology projects which pursue scientific new ground in wide areas. They include complex interfaces to the physics, chemistry, materials and geo research or the life sciences.
In addition, industrial users are affected. A high need for coordination at the national and international level will be therefore necessary. The time and costs of the projects must be strictly observed. Possible risks are at an early stage to identify and minimize. An important success factor in such complex projects is therefore a professional project management. Dornier Consulting and the Fichtner management consulting have decades of experience in this area and are also valued partners of the Federal Ministry for education and research for many years. Dornier Consulting was in the years 1972 to 2004 of technical project companion for the Transrapid magnetic levitation. Both companies working community prevailed against great competition and was awarded the contract for the external project monitoring during the erection of the large-scale scientific. Herbert Grunwald, Managing Director of GmbH, said Dornier Consulting on the occasion of the award of the contract: We very pleased the trust placed in us. Schedule to the ambitious scientific aims, the experience of the two consortium partners in the development and implementation of technological projects in an international environment are crucial, cost and quality meet to achieve. The Friedrichshafen consulting company Dornier Consulting stands for advanced engineering, innovative consulting and professional project management. With over 350 employees, the company achieved an agency fee turnover of around 40 million euros. The supervised project volume amounts to nearly 30 billion euros. Dornier Consulting is working on projects in the fields of transport, transport / infrastructure and environment / water. The Fichtner Management Consulting AG is a company of the Fichtner group. This world’s 1200 employees and a fee turnover of 120 million euros. Fichtner is focused on the areas of infrastructure, energy, waste management, and project management.