Dr. Daniel Ludwig leads the Knowledge Transfer Office in the Unit for Research Development and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Vechta. He worked as a lecturer, researcher, and project manager in related fields, such as economics and economic policy, energy and environmental economics, regional development, and entrepreneurship. He has experience in establishing contact points for public engagement with science through Science Shops. In 2006, he was one of the founders of the Science Shop in Zittau (“Wissenschaftsladen Zittau”, WTT e.V.), which has also been involved in the PERARES project. Since November 2011, Daniel has worked at Vechta University and is, among other tasks, responsible for the Science Shop Vechta/ Cloppenburg and the development and management of science shop projects.