National Academies of Sciences address recommendations on protecting the oceans to the G20 countries

Representatives from the national academies of sciences of the G20 countries handed over recommendations to the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe in Tokyo, Japan, for later consultation at this year’s G20 summit. The statement with recommendations...

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Start of EU-project CyberSec4Europe on cybersecurity and data protection

The research Project CyberSec4Europe on cybersecurity and data protection in Europe was launched this week. Goethe University Frankfurt has assumed the leadership and co-ordination of the 43 total consortium partners from science, business, industry...

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Fraunhofer presents key component for digital data exchange according to European values

The International Data Spaces (IDS) initiative, established under the auspices of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, enables trustworthy open data marketplaces. On February 22, 2019, the International Data Spaces Association presented concrete results and...

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Advancing the social good with AI: Experts on artificial intelligence meet with international not-for-profit organizations

Experts on artificial intelligence (AI) from Google, Microsoft and academia were meeting with international not-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) at Schloss Dagstuhl in northern Saarland in Germany this week. The question they seek to...

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Research network "MaxWater" founded to investigate water

Research groups from various disciplines have now joined forces in the newly founded research network "MaxWater" between different Max Planck Institutes and selected international partners to study the molecular properties of water across different...

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German-US Cooperation: Exchange program for young researchers in engineering

The Joint fellowship programme with the American Ceramic Society and the Pennsylvania State University starts at Kiel University this autumn. The programme „International Research Experience for Students“ is funded by the National Science Foundation...

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Internationalisation of Germany, bi-/ multi-lateral cooperation

DWIH New Delhi at AI India 2019 on Artificial Intelligence

The German Centre for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi participated in AI India 2019, India's first global trade show focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from 3rd to 5th February 2019....

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Training of Academia in Regulatory Science: 18 countries join forces in new consortium called STARS

STARS (Strengthening Training of Academia in Regulatory Science), a new EU funded initiative, had its kick-off meeting in Bonn on wednesday. The project aims to analyse and improve the training of academia in regulatory sciences on national and...

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Ten-year anniversary of the Neumayer Station III: The scientific and political community alike stress the importance of German Antarctic research

The Antarctic is a frigid continent south of the Antarctic Circle, where researchers are the only inhabitants. Despite the hostile conditions, here the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) operates a research...

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