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Monday, August 28, 2017 - 18:08

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the “Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors (IGEN-GEC)” on 28.08.2017 in New Delhi. The main objective of this programme...

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 17:06
IIT Madras

The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH)- New Delhi, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) together with their partner- the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) hosted the second Falling Walls Lab in India in Chennai on Saturday, the 12th of August. The event was supported by the German Federal Foreign Office.

‘Great Minds, 3 Minutes, 1 Day’, so goes...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:23

Recognising the strategic importance of energy efficiency, fostering sustainable innovative business models in the energy efficiency sector, and building on a long-term partnership under the Indo-German Energy Programme, an agreement was signed between the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of Government of...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 10:55

GIZ jointly with Zinnov, Citrix, Ericsson, Harman International and technology business incubator, IKP EDEN has launched SIGMA, a social accelerator programme. The programme was launched on 18 July 2017 in the presence of industry leaders, sustainable development think tanks, impact investors and social start-ups. Mr Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary to Government, IT, BT & Science &...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 16:27

Technology start-ups (hardware & software), last year students with entrepreneurial spirits and existing enterprises that seek to develop a new idea can apply now!

Given the importance of start-ups for industrial and economic growth, the Central Tool Room & Training Centre (CTTC) Bhubaneswar is launching its incubation services with a 3-day start-up bootcamp scheduled between...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:24

A delegation of senior officials from Board of Control for Cricket in India and State Cricket Associations, visited Germany from 28th of May to 4th of June, 2017 to get an insight into best practices in constructing and retrofitting sport stadiums with solar technology. The tour was organised by GIZ India.

Members of the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) and...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 12:53

Technology has changed our lives drastically. Tablets, mobile phones, social platforms are results of revolutionary innovations developed by visionary innovators, some of them from start-ups who have grown to multinational companies such as Facebook. Incubators play an important role for start-ups to support their growth, provide advisory as well as access to...

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 12:07

GIZ India has developed and launched a toolkit for Banks / Financial Institutions (FIs) to enable them identify and assess potential Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities in their investments.  The Toolkit is an Excel based, easy to use and enables the banks and financial institutions to quickly identify...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 14:48

In an effort to boost health protection for the poor and move towards the goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Indian Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) organised a one-day national workshop in New Delhi on 05 May on the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) – India’s national health insurance scheme. 

The workshop invited officials from MoHFW, state government...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 21:24

Max-Planck-India Mobility Grants (MPIMG) are travel grants by which cooperation between young Indian scientists and Max Planck Institutes is to be initiated. Scientists who are awarded these grants must spend a minimum of one month per year at a Max Planck Institute.