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Technology for prosperity

Wolfgang M. Heckl
Deutsches Museum München

Science and technology as a prerequisite for prosperity

Scientific and technical education is not only a prerequisite for material prosperity in the future, it is of itself an immaterial factor in prosperity in that it equips the individual to deal with life’s challenges and also shapes his worldview. In the face of future challenges for mankind in the areas of environment, mobility, communication, etc., it is more important than ever to encourage research, development and implementation in the marketplace, particularly among young people.
Using classic technical milestones as illustration, the Deutsches Museum illuminates successful historical developments, and with its modern exhibitions points towards the future, the path to which is rooted in a substantial dialogue with society.

Lecture in German.