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 InnoHealth Australia 2017-2019

InnoHealth Australia 2017-2019

InnoHealth Australia is the current initiative as constituent part of the collaborative project "International Research Marketing" for the period of 2017-2019 powered by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. More InnoHealth Australia 2017-2019

New videos about doing a PhD in Germany

New videos about doing a PhD in Germany

What are the benefits of doing your PhD in Germany? And how does it work? Our new animated videos tell you why Germany is a great destination for your doctoral studies and explain the two different ways to your PhD in Germany. More New videos about doing a PhD in Germany

Smart and beautiful – floating architecture in Vietnam & Germany

Smart and beautiful – floating architecture in Vietnam & Germany

Up till now, the stunning floating houses developed by the German scientists of Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg have been popular with well-off individualists who like the idea of living self-sufficiently by supplying their own water and energy. Now a German-Vietnamese research network of the BMBF´s campaign “Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow” is looking into adapting the German concept to Vietnamese traditions. Its aim is to offer smart, sustainable and affordable homes for thousands of Vietnamese in a country at high risk of sea level rises. More Smart and beautiful – floating architecture in Vietnam & Germany

Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow

Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow

City life is often colourful, loud and fascinating – and attracts more and more people. The populations of the world’s megacities will increase by more than a billion people in the next ten years. German city researchers are nevertheless optimistic: Their new digital technologies and management strategies promise more relaxation, safety, health and well-being in our cities. Find out about international pilot projects being implemented as part of the campaign “Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow” by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). You can also read why a PhD in Germany is a really good idea, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month. Newsletter: September 2017 Shaping the Future – Building the City of Tomorrow

'Freigeist' Fellowships from the Volkswagen Foundation

'Freigeist' Fellowships from the Volkswagen Foundation

The Volkswagen Foundation provides young researchers in all disciplines and of all nationalities with funding of up to one million euros. The next closing date for applications is 12 October 2017. Applications can already be submitted now. More 'Freigeist' Fellowships from the Volkswagen Foundation

Number of the Month: 10,000

Number of the Month: 10,000

That’s how many suns would be needed to shine as brightly as the world’s largest artificial sun at the Institute of Solar Research in Jülich. The idea is for researchers to use this enormous light source to develop technologies for solar hydrogen. More Number of the Month: 10,000