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The 4th bi-annual Meeting of Heads of Max Planck Partner Groups took place from 18 – 20 April 2013, hosted by IISER Trivandrum. 25 participants attended the 2-day event. Welcome talks were given by the Director of the Indo-German Science & Technology Center, the Director of IISER Trivandrum and representatives of the Max Planck Society (Dr. Hillinger, Mr. Kahle) followed by scientific...
(New Delhi, 27.6.2013) Starting July 1st 2013, “Humboldt Fellow” Dr. Alexander P. Hansen, will take over as Director, German Research Foundation (DFG), India Office and Coordinator of The German House for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi. At a ceremony held on 25th June, 2013, attended by Heads of Indian Universities and Research Institutes, foreign diplomats and representatives of the...
New Delhi, 9th April 2013: In October 2012, The German Government has set up a German House for Research and Innovation in New Delhi (in German: Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovationshaus, DWIH New Delhi) - a ‘one-stop shop’ for interested students, researchers and potential partner institutions, and disseminate information about higher education in Germany, research landscape and funding...
The federal and state governments approved five applications in the second phase of the Excellence Initiative Competition The institutional strategy to advance the University of Cologne “Meeting the Challenge of Change and Complexity” was approved by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the second phase of the Excellence Initiative. In addition to this, they will support two Clusters of...
As the world population increases and adopt lifestyles that are more energy intensive, different sectors such as industries, transport, agriculture, and residential also expand to meet their increasing demands. The pressure of this expansion falls on the energy sector which is primarily based on the limited stock of fossil fuels. The need to shift towards cleaner and renewable sources of energy...
The DFG India Office, with its commitment to foster and facilitate Indo-German scientific cooperation, has also been assigned the role of a coordinator for setting up of the “German House for Research and Innovation - Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovationshaus - DWIH New Delhi” in India. The establishment of DWIH has been approved and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office (...
New Delhi, 22 October, 2012: Top government representatives from both India and Germany will convene this Saturday, 27th October, 2012, at the German House at Nyaya Marg in Chanakyapuri to inaugurate the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH New Delhi). State Secretary with the German Federal Foreign Office Dr. Emily Haber will be in India to deliver the keynote address at the...
New Delhi, 11 October, 2012: The German Embassy New Delhi and the German Research Foundation (DFG) have announced the six finalists who will present their slam topics at the Indo-German Grand Science Slam to be held on Saturday, 27th October 2012 at the Millennium Indraprastha Park, Sarai Kale Khan. The call for participation was made in early September and the response was fantastic with a...
New Delhi, 05 September, 2012: The German Government has embarked to set up a German House for Research and Innovation in New Delhi (DWIH New Delhi). The DWIH will serve as a ‘one-stop shop’ for interested students, researchers and potential partner institutions, and disseminate information about higher education in Germany, research landscape and funding sources. New Delhi is one of the five...

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