Starting CoE

After the board makes its final decision, ASDF and the center leader initiate negotiations with the host institution regarding co-financing, office and laboratory space, and plans for the center after support from ASDF ends. If the funding type is with building into the Institutions / University a irrevocable agreement of leasing the specified space into the name of ASDF for 99 years needs to be inked. An official inauguration of the new center is held shortly after it starts operating.