Geo.X is the geoscientific competence network in Berlin and Potsdam. The network integrates universities and non-university research institutions. Geo.X partners are committed to a close cooperation in interdisciplinary research, promoting ECS, sharing infrastructure and synergies in training.
Prof. Dr. Sven Chojnacki,
Vice President of Freie Universität Berlin (FU)
"Freie Universität chooses Geo.X as a platform that enhances the existing potential of the region in geosciences by coordination and therefore represents the ideal complement to activities of Freie Universität with special regard to the strategy for excellence, and also beyond."
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Völker,
Vice President for Research and Appointments of Technische Universität Berlin (TU)
"From our point of view, Geo.X provides the optimal infrastructure and has the potential to bring the geoscientific services to the Greater Berlin / Brandenburg area in an excellent way." The TU Berlin will contribute its expertise in engineering and geoscientific research These include, for example, geology, geophysics and geodesy."
Prof. Dr. Oliver Günther,
President of University of Potsdam (UP)
"Geo.X pools competences and perspectives around the urgent future questions of our global society - only together we can master this complex task."
Prof. Dr. Susanne Buiter
Scientific Executive Director German Research Centre for Geoscience (GFZ)
"We are proud of Geo.X, because as a research network it creates a critical mass of geosciences in Berlin and Potsdam, opening up voting options both in-house and for interdisciplinary cooperation with neighboring disciplines - from science and technology to science Social sciences and humanities. This makes Geo.X an ideal platform for transfer of knowledge and know-how to decision-makers, above all politics, but also in the economy and in international comparison. "
Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius,
Director of Alfred-Wegener-Institute (AWI)
"With Geo.X the location of the AWI in Potsdam is linked synergistically in an outstanding geoscientific, but also highly interdisciplinary network. Thus the AWI connects the polar and marine world with the Berlin and Brandenburg region."
Prof. Dr. Christoph Schneider,
Vice President for Research of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU)
"Geo.X connects scientists in the field of geosciences, but also provides a broad-based alliance for sustainability research, and this networking of science, social, and economics has great potential for the development of the area.With Geo.X we have a successful common platform of research-strong institutions as a competent partner for a holistic view of the topic of sustainability in the science region Berlin-Brandenburg. "
Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer,
Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
"Human wellbeing in the Anthropocene depends on furthering, integrating and applying planetary boundaries and global commons research – the foundation of PIK’s integrated climate impact research. In this field, Geo.X acts as an accelerator for the next generation of interdisciplinary geoscientists, and thus forwards research on a safe operating space of the Earth system for human development."