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D01L08 F Stoeckel - Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership Programmes

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    D01L08 F Stoeckel - Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership Programmes D01L08 F Stoeckel - Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership Programmes Presentation Transcript

    • The German Research Landscape and Current Developments in Science and Research ” Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership Programmes” February 19th, 2010 Dr. Frens Stoeckel, Head of the DAAD Information Centre Belgrade
    • DAAD Branches and Information Centres
    • Content
      • 1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview
      • 2. Current Developments in Science and Research
      • 3. The Initiative “Research in Germany” and Opportunities for Scholarships and Grants
    • 1. The German Research Landscape
      • The German Research System is characterised by different players
        • Research of higher education institutions (universities, universities of applied sciences etc.)
        • Non-university based research facilities (Max Planck Society, Helmholtz Association, Fraunhofer, Leibniz Association etc.)
        • Industrial research, e.g. Siemens, Bayer, BASF, AiF etc., also medium-sized enterprises in cooperation with universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen)
    • 1.2. Non-university based Research Institutions
      • Max Planck Society (80 institutes, research units and working groups)
      • Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres (16 research centres)
      • Leibniz Association (86 research institutes and service facilities)
      • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (58 institutes)
    • 1.3. Industrial Research in Germany
      • More than half of the research investments in Germany are spent by the industry
      • Industries strong in research: Automobile Industry, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Industry and Mechanical Engineering
      • Two out of three German companies invest in Research and Development
    • 1.4. Research-Overview Fundamental Research Applied Sciences Max Planck Society Universities Helmholtz Association Leibniz Association Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft Industry
    • 1.5. Expenditure on Research and Development  Research Expenditure 2007 (in total): 61,5 billion Euro Universities Industry Numbers for 2007, Source : Statistisches Bundesamt 69,8 % 16,2 %
    • 1.6. Research Funds and Funding Agencies Primary Sponsors Secondary Sponsors Industry & Foundations Federal states BMBF, BMWI, ... Volkswagen Foundation Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Academic Exchange Service German Research Foundation etc.
    • Content
      • 1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview
      • 2. Current Developments in Science and Research
      • 3. The Initiative “Research in Germany”
    • 2. Current Developments in Germany
      • 2.1. High-Tech Strategy
      • 2.2. Excellence Initiative
        • Graduate Schools
        • Clusters of Excellence
        • Institutional Strategies to promote top-level research
      • 2.3. Internationalisation
        • International Research Training Groups
        • International Research Schools (Max Planck, Helmholtz etc.)
        • Heisenberg Programme etc.
    • 2.1. The High-Tech Strategy
      • Definition of 17 cutting-edge fields with the following objectives
        • Developing lead markets for these cutting-edge fields
        • Improving the cooperation between science and industry
        • Accelerating direct application of research findings
      • Financial Background
        • Within the last phase until 2009, 15 billion EUR were spent for cutting-edge technologies and technology-spanning programmes with the aim of strengthening innovation
    • 2.1. The High-Tech Strategy The 17 cutting-edge fields Communication and Mobility -Information and communications technology -Automotive and transport technologies -Aviation technologies -Space technology -Maritime technologies -Services Cross cutting technologies -Nanotechnologies -Biotechnology -Microsystems technology -Optical technologies -Materials technologies -Production technologies Safety and healthy life -Health research and medical technology -Security technologies -Plants -Energy technologies -Environmental technologies
    • 2.2. The Excellence Initiative
      • A common Initiative of the Central
      • Government and the Federal States
      • Objectives
        • promote top-level research
        • improve the quality of German universities (and research institutions)
        • increase Germany´s international competitiveness
        • sharpen the profile of the key players in academia and research
      • Financial Background
        • 1.9 billion EUR will be spent for institutions of higher education in the period from 2006 until 2011 within this initiative
    • 2.2. The Excellence Initiative
      • 18 Graduate Schools
      • 17 Clusters of Excellence
      • 3 Institutional strategies to promote top-level research (U Karlsruhe, LMU München, TU München)
      • 21 Graduate Schools
      • 20 Clusters of Excellence
      • 6 Institutional strategies to promote top-level research ( RWTH Aachen,
      • FU Berlin, U Freiburg, U Göttingen,
      • U Heidelberg, U Konstanz)
      Funded Projects (1st round) Funded Projects (2nd round)
    • 2.3. Internationalisation
      • International Research Training Groups
      • (funded by DFG) Joint doctoral training between a group at a German university and a partner group at a foreign university
      • International Max Planck Research Schools
      • Improving the education and training of highly qualified junior scientists and researchers from all over the world by cooperating with universities in Germany and abroad
      • Heisenberg Programme
      • DFG funding for junior researchers who have qualified for professorship via the Emmy Noether Programme, DFG project positions, industrial research activity, or mid-level faculty positions
    • Content
      • 1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview
      • 2. Current Developments in Science and Research
      • 3. The Initiative “Research in Germany” and Opportunities for Scholarships and Grants
    • 3.1 The brand „Research in Germany“
      • In 2006 the BMBF has launched the Initiative “Research in Germany – Land of Ideas” to internationally promote Germany as a key location of research.
      • Regional and thematic Campaigns based on the Internationalisation Strategy (Regions in focus: Korea 2006/2007; India 2009) and on the High-Tech Strategy (Nanotechnology, Environmental technologies)
      • Marketing instruments include:
      Funding announcements Events Press and media Trade fairs Country specific measures ... Internet Print media Press ...
    • 3.2. Goals of the Initiative
      • Encourage international cooperation between R&D institutions
      • Recruit (cutting-edge and junior) scientists
      • Encourage return of German scientists to Germany
      • Image building
      • In the long term :
      • Research contracts (attracting new markets)
      • Investments (in the German R&D landscape)
    • 3.3. Event Overview (Topics in Focus)
      • A. Nanotechnology:
      • Trade fair NSTI Nanotechnology 2009, Houston
      • Trade fair Hannover Messe 2009, Hannover
      • Trade fair nano tech 2009,
      • Tokyo
      • B. Environmental Technologies
      • Workshop Environmental Technologies, Guangzhou, November 2008
      • Ecogerma Trade Fair and Congress, S ã o Paulo, March 2009
      • ERSEC Conference, Beijing,
      • Mai 2009
    • 3.4. Internet portal: www.research-in-germany.de
      • Central information platform of the initiative to "Promote Innovation and Research in Germany"
      • Introductive portal to the German research landscape
      • Completeness through link collection ( e.g. extensive web catalogue with more than 250 annotated links)
      • Online-Newsletter with information on German research
      • Promotion of Regions and Topics in Focus and Events
      • Practical hints for research stays in Germany (FAQs)
      • Information on funding possibilities, incl. 43 funding programmes
    • 3.5 Promoting Serbia as a regional research hub !
      • Examples:
      • >> EU Strategy for the Danube Region
      • >> New Ratings: Serbia got “Rising Star” status on ScienceWatch.com in January 2010!
      • >>
    • 3.5 DAAD Scholarships (Individual)
      • Visit: www.daad. rs
    • 3.5.1 DAAD Scholarships (Individual)
      • www.daad.rs
      • >> Stipendije
    • 3.5.2 DAAD Scholarships (Institutional)
      • Financing and co-
      • financing of university
      • cooperation through
      • different partnership
      • programmes
      • Stability Pact SEE
      • Project-Partner- ships (PPP)
      • „ East“-Partner- ships
      • „ DIES“ and „Exceed“
      • Guest-Lectureships
      • Joint Degrees
      Eligible for application is usually the German partner institute !
    • 3.6 Brochures (also for download on www.daad.rs) >> Stipendije
      • Thank you for your attention!
      • Contact:
      Tel.: 011.2636.424 Mail: info@daad.rs Web: www.daad.rs