PtJ – Germany


As one of the leading project management agencies in Germany, Project Management Jülich works hand in hand with public authorities in science, industry, and policy-making. With a profound expertise in research and innovation management, Project Management Jülich support its clients in the German federal and state governments as well as the European Commission in achieving their funding policy objectives.

On behalf of its clients, Project Management Jülich implements research and innovation funding programmes that have been tailored to meet their specific requirements and address socio-political needs. Project Management Jülich integrates national and European funding measures.

Founded as a project management agency in 1974, Project Management Jülich covers a wide range of topics with over 40 years of experience as well as the entire chain of innovation – from basic research right up to market entry. Above and beyond this, Project Management Jülich helps to establish innovations in society and aims to refine funding instruments in order to accelerate the innovation process.

As a largely independent organization, Project Management Jülich is affiliated with Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH. In addition to the headquarters in Jülich, three more offices are located in Berlin, Rostock, and Bonn.


Identifying trends

  • Innovation and technology analyses
  • Identification of new funding approaches
  • Advice on funding strategy
  • Development of funding programmes

Supporting research and innovation

  • Advice on national and European funding
  • Evaluation of applications
  • Management of funding projects
  • Audit of the use of funds and exploitation of results

Creating the future

  • Impact analyses and evaluation processes
  • Transferring knowledge to the specialist community and society
  • Committee work developing programmes

Business Areas


  • Basic energy research
  • Applied energy research
  • Models energy transition
  • Hydrogen and fuel cells
  • Electric mobilily

Sustainable development

  • Sustainability and resource efficiency
  • Marine research and earth systems research
  • Bioeconomy
  • Municipal climate protection
  • Adaptation to climate change
  • Maritime technologies

Innovation and knowledge transfer

  • Technology-based start-ups
  • Technology transfer
  • Regional innovation cores
  • Clusters and open innovation systems
  • Materials research
  • Health research

Budget: The total funding volume of PtJ amounts to 3.392 bn € (2023)

Staff: 1.629 employees (2023)


Dr. Dieter Labruier

Address: Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße, 52425 Jülich

Phone: +49 (0)2461 61 4046

Fax: +49 (0)2461 61 8047



Dr. Marion Karrasch

Address: Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße, 52425 Jülich

Phone: +49 (0)2461 61 6245

Fax: +49 (0)2461 61 8047