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Germany's excellence strategy

2019 was an exciting year for the German science community: Ten universities and one university consortium received the status of University of Excellence as part of the Federal Ministry of Education and Resarch’s (BMBF) Excellence Strategy. Find out more about these HE institutions plus all 57 Clusters of Excellence at German universities in the current edition. You are also invited to meet an award-winning engineering scientist who is accelerating the internet and learn about current calls and upcoming events.

Newsletter: February 2020
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Brexit - What does it mean for researchers?

Nearly four years have passed since the referendum in June 2016. The UK is now entering a transition period until the details of its departure from the EU have been finalized. In the meantime, international researchers are wondering how Brexit will affect their personal situation and, of course, their research projects. For more information:

Visit the website of the German missions in the UK
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Fraunhofer Attract

"Fraunhofer Attract" offers researchers the opportunity to further develop their ideas with a focus on potential application. The closing date for applications for projects due to start in June 2020 is 23 March 2020.

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Bertha Benz Prize awarded to young female engineer

Despoina Petousi from Greece won an award from the Daimler and Benz Foundation.