Cars arrive at their destination without a driver, waste water is used as a source of energy and tomatoes are grown in parks. Is this what the city of the future will be like? Some of these ideas could soon become a reality. In this edition we present to you the idea behind the Science Year - City of the Future. Read also what Leibniz prize winner Professor Henry N. Chapman has to say about tiny particles and big opportunities, learn about current funding programmes, and discover the answer to a fascinating scientific question.
IN FOCUS: City of the Future
CAREER & FUNDING
ERC Advanced Grants
The European Commission’s ERC Advanced Grants provide funding for exceptional established researchers who are working on high-risk research projects. Applications can be submitted until 2 June 2015.More
Green Talents Competition
The “Green Talents Competition” promotes young researchers in the field of sustainable development and gives them access to first-class German institutions. The deadline for applications is 2 June 2015.More