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The Institute for Legal Informatics (IRI – Institut für Rechtsinformatik), being part of Leibniz Universität Hannover’s (LUH) School of Law, was established in 1983 and is the first institute dedicated to scientific research on all issues of Information and Communication Technologies at a German university. With currently more than 45 people staff, IRI is one of Europe’s largest institutions in the field and is currently actively involved in 9 running European research projects with a focus on data protection, data security and intellectual property. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó has been leading IRI in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Heinze since 2014.
The L3S Research Centre, also part of LUH, focuses on fundamental and application-oriented research in all areas of Web Science and has a focus on computer science. L3S researchers develop new methods and technologies that enable intelligent, seamless access to information via the Web; link individuals and communities in all areas of the knowledge society, including academia and education; and connect the Internet to the real world. Since 2008, the L3S has been involved in 12 EU projects as part of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme, four of them (LivingKnowledge, Okkam, EUWB and EERQI) integrated projects, as well as the STELLAR Network of Excellence.
Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó
Christian Hawellek Senior research associate
Kai Wendt Senior research associate and Communication Contact person for CITYCoP
Friederieke Knoke Senior research associate
Jonathan Stoklas Senior research associate
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