Online talk: The German Research Landscape

07 Jun 2021 - 07 Jun 2021
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Online Talk: The German research landscape

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Germany is among the most innovative countries and attaches great importance to networking and excellence. It is a research community shaped by universities, research institutions and extensive research by industry. The research covers a broad range of different fields with special focus on future-oriented topics. 

Join our online talk and find out about Germany’s different types of research performing institutions and how you can join them.

Our experts will try to answer as many of your questions from the live chat as possible.

The event is open to anyone interested in doing research in Germany. It is free of charge and will be conducted in English.

We look forward to meeting you online!

Event details:
"The German Research Landscape - Who does research in Germany?"
Monday, 7 June 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (CEST)

Hosted by: 
Dr. Georg Krawietz, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Dr. Bettina Wagner, Managing Director of Ingenium - Young Researchers at TU Darmstadt
The Technical University of Darmstadt is one of Germany’s leading technical universities. Its around 300 professors, 4,500 employees and 25,000 students devote their best efforts to the significant future research fields such as energy and environment, information and intelligence, and matter and materials. Together with the universities in Frankfurt and Mainz, TU Darmstadt has formed the Rhine-Main Universities alliance.

Ingenium is the university-wide graduate organisation of TU Darmstadt. Together with the departments, graduate schools, and research training groups, Ingenium promotes and qualifies early career researchers at TU Darmstadt for both academic and non-academic careers.
TU Darmstadt
TU Darmstadt-Ingenium

Sieglinde Wilkes, M.D., Research coordinator at Robert Koch Institute (RKI)
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is one of the most important bodies for the safeguarding of public health in Germany. As leading governmental institution in the field of biomedicine it plays a major role in the prevention and combating of infectious diseases as well as in the analysis of long-term public health trends in the German health system.

The RKI has its headquarters and two additional locations in Berlin as well as a branch in Wernigerode in the Harz region. Its staff of around 1,080 includes approximately 450 scientists, including Ph.D. students and trainees.
Robert Koch Institute (RKI)


Dr.-Ing. Thomas Gamer, Research Team Manager “Networks & Information Security”, ABB AG, Corporate Research Center Germany ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive and sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels.

The ABB Corporate Research Center in Germany is one of ABB’s research centers, located in the Rhine-Neckar Region around Heidelberg and Mannheim, employing about 90 innovative scientists and engineers, and collaborating with various leading universities, research institutes, startups, and end customers. Key fields of research in the German Center are Digital Industry and Smart and Sustainable Electrification, building on competency areas like software architectures, connectivity, applied cyber security, analytics and optimization, industrial sensor technologies, mechanisms and actuators, and robotics.
ABB Corporate Research Center Germany


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