DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology), (DEC)
is the expert network for chemical engineering and biotechnology in Germany. This non-profit professional society represents these fields in science, industry, politics and society. Around 100 subject divisions and working parties offer a forum for knowledge exchange among experts, based on trust. DEC will involve its Biotechnology Section and ProcessNet, the joint platform for chemical engineering, which
are the forums where scientists, engineers, students, companies and institutions meet for knowledge exchange and discussion.<br/. In BioSPRINT, DEC will lead WP8 'Project Coordination' acting as the project coordinator, assuming responsibility for the Coordination and Management of the project, including the planning, monitoring, assessment, reporting, evaluation and continuous assessment of all Work Packages (WPs), their associated tasks, and the overall execution of the implementation plan. DEC will also coordinate the External Advisory Board (EAB) steering the commercial and scientific direction of the project.