Driving Innovation Together: Kick-off Event of the Citizen Science Project "BewegungsForscher" on June 20, 2024


The Rhineland-Palatinate Technical University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU) and the Leibniz Institute for Composite Materials (IVW) invite you to the kick-off event of the Citizen Science Project "BewegungsForscher" Join us as citizens and scientists collaboratively develop innovative medical aids for everyday use.

The event will take place on June 20th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at IVW in Kaiserslautern, with doors opening at 3:30 PM. Registration is required by June 18th.

"BewegungsForscher" offers a unique platform for citizens to contribute their experiences and ideas, working alongside researchers to develop solutions that improve the lives of people with medical needs.

Who can participate?

Everyone is welcome, especially users of medical aids, their relatives, representatives of associations, caregivers, medical staff, and medical supply stores in Rhineland-Palatinate.

What to expect at the kick-off event?

  • Introduction to the "BewegungsForscher" project
  • Discussion rounds where personal experiences and challenges in dealing with medical aids will be shared

Registration and further information:

Registration for the event is open until June 18th. Detailed information about the program and registration can be found here: https://www.rti.uni-kl.de/fbt/offene-digitalisierungsallianz-pfalz/citizen-science-for-you


About "BewegungsForscher" and ODPfalz:

The "BewegungsForscher" project is part of the Open Digitization Alliance Pfalz (ODPfalz), an initiative launched by RPTU in collaboration with IVW and other partners. The aim of ODPfalz is to strengthen the transfer of ideas, knowledge, and technology between science, business, and society and to further develop the regional innovation system in the context of digitalization. This project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of the "Innovative University" initiative.


Be part of a movement that creates real change. We look forward to your participation and to exploring new paths together!



M. Sc.

Anke Kunze

Communication / Transfer Project OD Pfalz II


Janna Krummenacker

PostDoc Design of Composite Structures

Special Expertise: Development, implementation, execution and evaluation of realistic and efficient material and component tests, automated evaluation of large data sets, finite element calculation (static)


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