University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr) optimizes equipment access and efficiency

The University Alliance Ruhr, comprising Ruhr-Universität Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen and the TU Dortmund University, is actively engaged in the digital transformation of equipment management.

This initiative aims to optimize resource utilization, ensuring efficiency, and facilitating seamless access to equipment for enhanced academic and research endeavors.

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What is the goal?

With the implementation of Clustermarket , the UA Ruhr looks forward to providing its faculties, researchers, and students with a user-friendly interface that facilitates quick and efficient access to a wide array of research equipment.

1) The streamlined equipment booking process and centralized management system contribute to increased operational efficiency, saving time and resources.

2) Faculty, researchers, and students will benefit from a user-friendly platform that facilitates easy and quick access to a diverse range of research equipment, fostering a collaborative and dynamic research environment.

3) The platform encourages collaboration by providing a centralized hub for equipment sharing and resource utilization, fostering interdisciplinary research initiatives.
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How does it work

All university members are entitled to get a Clustermarket account to search and book equipment located in the universities of the UA Ruhr. Equipment might be limited to specific university, faculties or research group.

To get your account, please get in touch with your lab manager and ask for an invitation. Alternatively get reach out to the Clustermarket support team.

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The Ruhr Universities

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Ruhr-Universität Bochum is home to more than 50,000 people from 130 countries, who do research, study and work in the metropolitan region of the Ruhrgebiet.RUB is a place of top international research, which is integrated into the worldwide network of the most powerful scientific institutions in its priority areas.


TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University is a young university whose profile is characterized by the unique interaction of natural sciences and engineering sciences on the one hand and social sciences and cultural studies on the other. For researchers, TU Dortmund University is an attractive place where top-class research work is conducted.


University of Duisburg-Essen

The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) - one of the youngest and largest universities in Germany - is located in the middle of the Ruhr Metropolitan Region. Its broad spectrum of subjects ranges from humanities, social sciences and education to economics, engineering, natural sciences and medicine.


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