The members of acatech are accepted into the academy on the basis of their scientific achievements and reputation. They come from the engineering and natural sciences, medicine, and the humanities and social sciences.
The approximately 500 acatech members currently work together in projects with external experts from science and industry. They are also involved in the Academy's topic networks, in which specialist topics in the technical sciences and overarching issues with a technology policy background are discussed.
Website of acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering