The BIMS e.V. is a platform for the non-profit encouragement of some researchers and practitioners ("think-and-do-tank") from the educational field. In various initiatives, BIMS e.V. aks for and develops solutions to education and educational offerings that are freely available for users.
At the time a main focus is set on development, trial and research in the field of OER and open learning offerings (MOOCS). The application of technology on workplaces and for learning causes as well as creative usage of those are in the centre of scientific attention.
Political activities in different initiatives is deployed to raise the public interest for open materials and education in general.