August 2021

Who is behind R&D in Germany? Let us show you our recently revised brochure on the German research landscape! And there is a lot more going on: browse through lots of current funding opportunities and learn more about the new star in the German quantum computing sky: the IBM Quantum System One, operated by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft together with IBM, which is currently the most powerful system anywhere in Europe. Enjoy reading!

Curtain up: Fraunhofer and IBM unveil quantum computer

Science news
Fraunhofer and IBM recently unveiled Germany’s first IBM Quantum System One to the public. With 27 qubits, this is currently the most powerful system anywhere in Europe.

The IBM Quantum System One

The players behind R&D in Germany

Research careers
From the fuel cell to one of the world's first Covid-19 vaccines – German inventions have changed people's lives. Our recently revised brochure and the "Research in Germany" website lay out who is behind R&D in Germany. Enjoy discovering the German research landscape!

Three "The German Research Landscape" brochures are laying on a white table.

Wittenberg – exploring the history of the Reformation

Living in Germany
Exerting impact to this day – written in Wittenberg, Martin Luther’s 95 theses about Christianity went viral in the sixteenth century. Several current funding programmes support international researchers looking into Luther’s legacy.

The market place of the German city Wittenberg with a church and old houses around it.

The development of the universe

People
In Munich, cosmopolitan UK astrophysicist Dr Francesca Lara Capel wants to be part of solving the puzzle that is the “high-energy universe”.

Portrait of a woman with short blonde hair.