Prof. Dr. André Fringer, MScN, is the project manager. He is a nursing scientist and a university lecturer both nationally and internationnaly. He completed his studies at the University of Witten/Herdecke and received his doctorate from the Department of Family-oriented and Community Care by Prof. Dr. Wilfried Schnepp. He has been working as project manager at the Institute of Applied Nursing Sciences IPW-FHS since 2011. In addition, he is the director of studies of the program Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Palliative Care at the University of Applied Sciences FHS St.Gallen. Areas of research include Palliative Care,. family-oriented and community care as well as informal care.