Here you will find current news on international activities of German actors in the fields of education, research and innovation.

Max Planck Society steps up cooperation with India

The new Max Planck Center will broaden the scale of cooperation with India in the field of computer sciences. "The goal is to create a center of excellence which not only engages in top-level research but also opens up career opportunities for young...

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Joint Call of New INDIGO’s Networking Pilot Programme

The FP7 funded ERA-Net “Initiative for the Development and Integration of Indian and European Research” (New INDIGO) aims at strengthening the multilateral S&T cooperation between Europe and India as well as at harmonising the existing bilateral...

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Annette Schavan, Federal Minister of Education and Research, names top five clusters

Federal Minister of Education and Research Annette Schavan today announced the winners in the second round of the Excellence Cluster Competition. The five winners will receive funds totaling €200 million over a five-year period from the Federal...

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ERA-Chemistry announces 2010 “Open Initiative”

ERA-Chemistry is pleased to announce the 2010 “Open Initiative” to fund transnational collaborative projects in the broad field of curiosity-driven chemical research.

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German universities and research institutions at the 14th European Career Fair

More than 30 German universities, research institutions and funding agencies will come together as a “German Cluster” to introduce themselves and their activities at the upcoming European Career Fair in Boston. The European Career Fair, one of the...

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Energy conference warned that wasting time risks catastrophe

The international community must quickly agree to specific rates and timetables to reduce greenhouse emissions if the world is to be spared possible catastrophic consequences, the Minister of Environment and Water told the World Future Energy Summit...

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Climate 2010

3rd global Online Climate Conference calls for papers

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Sweden gives 2.3 million euro to environmental economics programme

The Environmental Economics Unit at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, has been granted 2.3 million Euro from the Swedish government (Sida) and 0,35 million Euro from the University. The purpose of the grants is to...

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Spain takes over EU Council Presidency

Spain has pledged to drive forward the realisation of the European Research Area (ERA) during its six-month Presidency of the Council of the EU, which started on 1 January. Innovation and equality are at the heart of the Spanish Presidency...

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