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The following pages contain news of international research policy activities pursued in specific regions by the DFG Head Office and the DFG offices abroad.

International Activities

Indian Science Minister meets DFG President

In the context of the recent Intergovernmental Consultations between India and Germany, the Indian Minister of Science
Dr Jitendra Singh met with DFG President Prof Katja Becker. In the open discussion, the two policymakers discussed a wide range of topics. Interner Linkmore

The picture for this call text symbolizes the ue of renewable energies like hydrogen, bioenergy, wind or solar. It shows the importance of energy distribution, financing and the knowhow of engineering and chemistry in the field of energy.

Joint Japanese-German Research Projects

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the DFG are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for joint Japanese-German research proposals in the field of materials science and engineering for energy storage, conversion, and transport. Interner Linkmore

German-Korean Funding Programme

The DFG and the NRF have published a call for proposals for joint German-Korean workshops and research visits. Furthermore, a webinar has been conducted to share information on bilaterally funded International Research Training Groups (IRTGs).
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DFG Representation Abroad

Indo-German IRTG – Online launch event

The DFG and the Department of Science of Technology (DST), Government of India, have recently announced their new open funding programme for Indo-German International Research Training Groups (IRTG). In order to inform the research communities about relevant details, DST and DFG are holding an launch event. Interner Linkmore

CECAD conducts research on longevity

Together with the DFG’s North America Office and the DWIH, the University of Cologne's New York office hosted the sixth installment of the "Transatlantic Tandem Talks" series. This time, the focus was on the work of the Cluster of Excellence at the University of Cologne and the Max Planck Institute for the Biology of Aging. Interner Linkmore

“Been in America”                      

Since February 2020, neurologist Dr. Theophilos Dimitrios Tzaridis has held a DFG Walter Benjamin Fellowship at the Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in San Diego, California, where he is conducting research into strategies for the immunotherapeutic treatment of highly aggressive brain tumours. Interner Linkmore

Further News from the International Activities and from the DFG-Offices Abroad.