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EU-Project FlashPhos: Treasure Hunt in Sewage Sludge

EU awards funding for a €15 million industrial demonstration project on white phosphorus production through thermochemical recycling of sewage sludge

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Reconnecting interrupted chains of knowledge: TU Berlin receives funding Transnational Research in Africa and Europe

A european-african reserach project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation wants to reconnect interrupted chains of knowledge in museum collections. Therefore a double exhibition is planned in Dakar and Oxford.

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Internationalisation of Germany, bi-/ multi-lateral cooperation

German Research Foundation and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada renew Memorandum of Understanding

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) announces the renewal of its international research training partnership with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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Working together to combat water shortages in the Middle East: Seven new projects launched

On July 1, seven cooperation projects started their work within the framework of the new "Middle East Regional Water Research Cooperation Program (MEWAC)" supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Coordinated by a...

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ITB infoservice 06/2021 – Special Edition No. 16: Germany & Canada - Celebrating 50 Years of Scientific and Technological Cooperation

The many global crises of today are drawing democracies closer together. What great advantage it is to be able to build upon a solid base in research and innovation – like there is between Canada and Germany! The Agreement on Scientific-Technological...

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Internationalisation of Germany, bi-/ multi-lateral cooperation

German Academic Exchange Service opens new regional office in Jordan

The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD) is strengthening its presence in the Middle East. To this end, the new DAAD branch office in Jordan's capital Amman officially opened on June 10th.

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Global reporting

Members of the Horizon 2020-funded Science Diplomacy Projects form European Union Science Diplomacy Alliance

Following the success of the three research and innovation projects on science diplomacy funded under the Horizon 2020 programme, 16 participating institutions have launched the European Union Science Diplomacy Alliance.

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Global University Leaders Council: Environmental protection and sustainability future topics for all university curricula

At the Global University Leaders Council in Hamburg (GUC), university leaders from around the world adopted recommendations on concrete university engagement for global sustainability and against climate change. One of the goals adopted is that all...

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Global University Leaders Council: Universities in the fight against climate change

University presidents from 27 countries discuss responsibility for climate protection at the Global University Leaders Council Hamburg.

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