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  • Registration status: "Confirmation pending" will be displayed until all confirmations have been issued. Then the status of the research paper/project/thesis will change to "Definite".
  • Confirmations are only displayed if they are required.
    • If a confirmation is pending, the person who should issue it has been informed.
    • If a confirmation has been refused, please contact the corresponding person directly.
  • The start date may be pre-defined, and cannot then be changed. The date range is a month before or after the current date.
  • Information on the research paper/project/thesis: The additional provisions are binding, as is the declaration of originality and the stipulations regarding plagiarism.
  • The submission date may also be pre-defined, or may be set according to the duration of the research paper/project/thesis.
  • Minimum number of co-supervisors: Enter their names and email addresses in the lines designated.
  • Research paper/project/thesis completed externally: If you undertake the research paper/project/thesis in another department, institute or university, or in a company or other institution, additional entries and possibly additional confirmations will be required.
  • Project outline: If required, upload your project outline. Depending on the research paper/project/thesis an outline may either only be uploaded at the start, or this may be possible sometime later. If a new outline is uploaded this will replace any earlier versions, which will be deleted.
  • Deletion: The research paper/project/thesis can only be deleted when it has “Started” status, before it is definitively registered.

Additional Information



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This latest paper aims to inform policymakers about shortcomings in existing frameworks for trade secret protection, which can undermine cross-border collaboration. It comes amid growing awareness among companies of their vulnerability to the theft of confidential business information.

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