Technische Universität Darmstadt is one of the leading technical universities in Germany. The university consists of 13 departments and offers 112 degree programs for its 26,360 students. Currently, 306 professors and 2,450 research assistants conduct research at TU Darmstadt. The university strives to provide international leadership in the increasingly important fields of energy and mobility, information and communications, and construction and housing. Within the TU group of leading technical universities in Germany, TU Darmstadt contributes to developing excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, nationwide. Within TU Darmstadt, the Department of Law and Economics serves as an interface between economics, law, computer science, and engineering. The department consequently initiates and fosters interdisciplinary research. In this context, scientists of the department investigate the economic potential of technological innovations and analyse how legal regulations may impact the application of such innovations The Institute of Production and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) actively engages in national and international collaborations with leading researchers in the field and ensures the practical applicability of its research in cooperation with companies from the Rhine-Main metropolitan area and on an international level.