DFG To Organise Science Lunch at Polymer Congress in Brazil

(26.09.17) As part of the Research in Germany initiative, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) together with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and university representatives will be participating in the 14th Brazilian Congress on Polymers in Águas de Lindóia, at the invitation of the organisers, to provide information about research and funding opportunities in Germany. The two-day participation from 23 to 24 October will include one-to-one advice at the Research in Germany information stand (23 and 24 October) and a Science Lunch event (24 October).

Research in Germany Science Lunch

  • Tuesday 24 October, 12 pm - 2 pm, Hotel Majestic Conference Centre

Early career researchers are invited to find out more about research in Germany and benefit from professional networking in an informal atmosphere. Following a brief introduction to the funding organisations and presentations from the universities, participants will be able to sit down in groups, chat and benefit from in-depth advice over light refreshments. Participation is free of charge.


  • 12 pm - Welcome and introduction to the German research landscape
    Maxi Neidhardt, DFG Office Latin America
  • 12.10 pm - Exchange and fellowship programmes offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    Speaker to be announced, DAAD Information Centre São Paulo
  • 12.20 pm - Funding programmes offered by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
    Prof. Dr. Helmut Galle, DFG Liaison Scientist in Brazil
  • 12.30 pm - Studying and researching at Freie Universität Berlin
    Bega Tesch, FU Berlin liaison office in São Paulo
  • 12.40 pm - Studying and researching at WWU Münster
    Anja Grecko Lorenz, director of WWU Münster liaison office in São Paulo
  • 12.50 pm - 2 pm - Dynamic networking (refreshments provided)

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