The German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) is a world-leading center of excellence for “Safety in technology and chemistry”. Uniquely positioned at the interface of science, technology, industry and politics, BAM integrates research, assessment and consultation in material sciences, materials engineering and chemistry under one umbrella. BAM is organized in 10 departments and 77 divisions with ca. 1700 employees. The BAM team is focusing on experimental and numerical investigation of fires and reaction-to-fire behaviour of products. The eScience section provides expertise in data management and analysis.