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II. Quarter 2022

Decorative picture: Webinar „Sustainable use of green hydrogen for mobility and transportation system“

Webinar Japan, Singapore

(02.05.22) SGInnovate (Singapore) is organising the webinar "Sustainable use of green hydrogen for mobility and transportation system" on 12 May 2022 with the support of the DFG, the German Embassy in Singapore and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Scientists from the three participating countries will present their research in the field of green hydrogen during the event. There will also be an opportunity for questions during a Q&A.


I. Quarter 2022

German-Korean Funding Programmes

(16.03.22) 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).

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.

New call for “Joint Japanese-German Research Projects in Materials Science and Engineering for Energy Storage, Conversion, and Transport” by DFG and JSPS

(10.03.22) The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) 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. The submission deadline is on 8th June 2022.

Hosted by EURAXESS (Dr. Susanne Rentzow-Vasu and Dr. Jenny Lind Elmaco), DFG representatives (Dr. Franziska Langer and Raoul Wagner) presented funding opportunities for joint international research projects

DFG-EURAXESS EVENT on Opportunities for Collaborative Research

(10.03.22) To share information about ways to approach potential collaboration partners and find the right funding, the DFG was hosted by EURAXESS ASEAN for an online Info-Session on March 3rd. The event was aimed at research administrators, seasoned principal investigators and experienced researchers in the ASEAN region seeking to explore funding opportunities for collaborative research with German partners. 

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DFG North America presents panel on research data infrastructure at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

(02/28/22) The DFG organized an exchange on the various initiatives in research data infrastructure on both sides of the Atlantic, bringing together representatives from the private sector, academia, and public administration.

Transatlantic Tandem Talk: Cluster of Excellence CECAD Researches Long Life

(02/24/22) This time, the focus was on the work of the DFG-funded Cluster of Excellence CECAD at the University of Cologne and the Max Planck Institute for the Biology of Aging. The panel discussion, with an audience of almost 300 participants, was entitled "Healthy Aging: Brain Control of Longevity and Metabolism.”

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Virtual African-German Solar Energy Status Workshop: Funded research teams present themselves

(08.02.22) On 28 January 2022, the grantees of 13 approved German-African cooperation projects presented the current status of their cooperation and possible plans for further cooperation projects in a virtual workshop.

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DST and DFG announce new programme for large consortia: Indo-German International Research Training Groups

(03.02.22) For many years, the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) have provided joint project funding for Indian and German P.I.s collaborating in Indo-German research projects. Through many projects, the Indian and German communities have strengthened their ties. It is a mark of DST’s and DFG’s success that the two agencies have started to receive enquiries about funding opportunities for larger consortia with plans for complex projects of longer duration.

Prof. Katja Becker signing the MoU

Memorandum of Understanding

(03.02.22) For the first time, the DFG and CAMES sign an MoU to strengthen their cooperation and to stimulate research collaborations between Germany and the 19 CAMES member states.


DFG and DAAD participate in the 35th CIHA World Congress

(19.01.22) On January 20 from 12.30 pm to 14 pm, the DFG Office Latin America, with the collaboration of DAAD Regional Office Rio de Janeiro, promote the virtual event “German-Latin America Research Cooperation in History of the Art”. The information session will take place in the framework of the 35th CIHA World Congress (MOTION: MIGRATIONS).

Matchmaking event on water nexus research

(06.01.22) The DFG-initiative Supporting the internationalisation of research at universities of applied sciences (UDIF-HAW) invites to the matchmaking fair for German universities of applied sciences and scientists from Jordan on 15 February 2022 from 9.00 am to 1.30 pm (CET).


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