The German Research Landscape and Current Developments in Science and Research ” Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership ...
DAAD Branches and Information Centres
Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and R...
1. The German Research    Landscape <ul><li>The German Research System is characterised by different players </li></ul><ul...
 
1.2. Non-university based      Research Institutions <ul><li>Max Planck Society  (80 institutes, research units and workin...
1.3. Industrial Research in    Germany <ul><li>More than half of the research investments in Germany are spent by the indu...
1.4. Research-Overview   Fundamental Research Applied Sciences Max Planck Society Universities Helmholtz Association Leibn...
1.5. Expenditure on Research      and Development    Research Expenditure 2007 (in total): 61,5  billion Euro Universitie...
1.6. Research Funds and Funding      Agencies Primary Sponsors Secondary Sponsors Industry & Foundations Federal states BM...
Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and R...
2. Current Developments in    Germany <ul><li>2.1. High-Tech Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>2.2. Excellence Initiative </li></...
2.1. The High-Tech Strategy <ul><li>Definition of 17 cutting-edge fields with the following objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><...
2.1. The High-Tech Strategy The 17 cutting-edge fields Communication and Mobility -Information and  communications technol...
2.2. The Excellence Initiative <ul><li>A common Initiative of the Central </li></ul><ul><li>Government and the Federal Sta...
2.2. The Excellence Initiative <ul><li>18 Graduate Schools </li></ul><ul><li>17 Clusters of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>3...
2.3. Internationalisation <ul><li>International Research Training Groups </li></ul><ul><li>(funded by DFG) Joint doctoral ...
Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and R...
3.1 The brand „Research in Germany“ <ul><li>In 2006 the BMBF has launched the Initiative “Research in Germany – Land of Id...
3.2. Goals of the Initiative <ul><li>Encourage international cooperation between R&D institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Recrui...
3.3. Event Overview (Topics in Focus)   <ul><li>A. Nanotechnology: </li></ul><ul><li>Trade fair NSTI Nanotechnology 2009, ...
3.4. Internet portal:   www.research-in-germany.de <ul><li>Central information platform of the initiative  to  &quot;Promo...
3.5 Promoting Serbia as a    regional research hub ! <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>>>  EU Strategy for the Danube Re...
3.5  DAAD Scholarships  (Individual) <ul><li>Visit: www.daad. rs </li></ul>
  3.5.1  DAAD Scholarships  (Individual) <ul><li>www.daad.rs </li></ul><ul><li>>>  Stipendije </li></ul>
  3.5.2  DAAD Scholarships    (Institutional) <ul><li>Financing and co- </li></ul><ul><li>financing of university </li></u...
3.6  Brochures (also for download on    www.daad.rs) >> Stipendije
<ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul>Tel.: 011.2636.424 Mail: info@daad.rs Web: www....
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D01L08 F Stoeckel - Research in Germany and DAAD Partnership Programmes

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. DAAD Branches and Information Centres
  3. 3. Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and Research </li></ul><ul><li>3. The Initiative “Research in Germany” and Opportunities for Scholarships and Grants </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1. The German Research Landscape <ul><li>The German Research System is characterised by different players </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research of higher education institutions (universities, universities of applied sciences etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-university based research facilities (Max Planck Society, Helmholtz Association, Fraunhofer, Leibniz Association etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial research, e.g. Siemens, Bayer, BASF, AiF etc., also medium-sized enterprises in cooperation with universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. 1.2. Non-university based Research Institutions <ul><li>Max Planck Society (80 institutes, research units and working groups) </li></ul><ul><li>Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres (16 research centres) </li></ul><ul><li>Leibniz Association (86 research institutes and service facilities) </li></ul><ul><li>Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (58 institutes) </li></ul>
  6. 7. 1.3. Industrial Research in Germany <ul><li>More than half of the research investments in Germany are spent by the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Industries strong in research: Automobile Industry, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Industry and Mechanical Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Two out of three German companies invest in Research and Development </li></ul>
  7. 8. 1.4. Research-Overview Fundamental Research Applied Sciences Max Planck Society Universities Helmholtz Association Leibniz Association Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft Industry
  8. 9. 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 %
  9. 10. 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.
  10. 11. Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and Research </li></ul><ul><li>3. The Initiative “Research in Germany” </li></ul>
  11. 12. 2. Current Developments in Germany <ul><li>2.1. High-Tech Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>2.2. Excellence Initiative </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clusters of Excellence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional Strategies to promote top-level research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2.3. Internationalisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Research Training Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Research Schools (Max Planck, Helmholtz etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heisenberg Programme etc. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. 2.1. The High-Tech Strategy <ul><li>Definition of 17 cutting-edge fields with the following objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing lead markets for these cutting-edge fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving the cooperation between science and industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerating direct application of research findings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financial Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. 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
  14. 15. 2.2. The Excellence Initiative <ul><li>A common Initiative of the Central </li></ul><ul><li>Government and the Federal States </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>promote top-level research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>improve the quality of German universities (and research institutions) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increase Germany´s international competitiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sharpen the profile of the key players in academia and research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financial Background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.9 billion EUR will be spent for institutions of higher education in the period from 2006 until 2011 within this initiative </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. 2.2. The Excellence Initiative <ul><li>18 Graduate Schools </li></ul><ul><li>17 Clusters of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>3 Institutional strategies to promote top-level research (U Karlsruhe, LMU München, TU München) </li></ul><ul><li>21 Graduate Schools </li></ul><ul><li>20 Clusters of Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>6 Institutional strategies to promote top-level research ( RWTH Aachen, </li></ul><ul><li>FU Berlin, U Freiburg, U Göttingen, </li></ul><ul><li>U Heidelberg, U Konstanz) </li></ul>Funded Projects (1st round) Funded Projects (2nd round)
  16. 17. 2.3. Internationalisation <ul><li>International Research Training Groups </li></ul><ul><li>(funded by DFG) Joint doctoral training between a group at a German university and a partner group at a foreign university </li></ul><ul><li>International Max Planck Research Schools </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Heisenberg Programme </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  17. 18. Content <ul><li>1. The Research Landscape in Germany – Overview </li></ul><ul><li>2. Current Developments in Science and Research </li></ul><ul><li>3. The Initiative “Research in Germany” and Opportunities for Scholarships and Grants </li></ul>
  18. 19. 3.1 The brand „Research in Germany“ <ul><li>In 2006 the BMBF has launched the Initiative “Research in Germany – Land of Ideas” to internationally promote Germany as a key location of research. </li></ul><ul><li>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) </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing instruments include: </li></ul>Funding announcements Events Press and media Trade fairs Country specific measures ... Internet Print media Press ...
  19. 20. 3.2. Goals of the Initiative <ul><li>Encourage international cooperation between R&D institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Recruit (cutting-edge and junior) scientists </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage return of German scientists to Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Image building </li></ul><ul><li>In the long term : </li></ul><ul><li>Research contracts (attracting new markets) </li></ul><ul><li>Investments (in the German R&D landscape) </li></ul>
  20. 21. 3.3. Event Overview (Topics in Focus) <ul><li>A. Nanotechnology: </li></ul><ul><li>Trade fair NSTI Nanotechnology 2009, Houston </li></ul><ul><li>Trade fair Hannover Messe 2009, Hannover </li></ul><ul><li>Trade fair nano tech 2009, </li></ul><ul><li>Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>B. Environmental Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop Environmental Technologies, Guangzhou, November 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Ecogerma Trade Fair and Congress, S ã o Paulo, March 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>ERSEC Conference, Beijing, </li></ul><ul><li>Mai 2009 </li></ul>
  21. 22. 3.4. Internet portal: www.research-in-germany.de <ul><li>Central information platform of the initiative to &quot;Promote Innovation and Research in Germany&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Introductive portal to the German research landscape </li></ul><ul><li>Completeness through link collection ( e.g. extensive web catalogue with more than 250 annotated links) </li></ul><ul><li>Online-Newsletter with information on German research </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of Regions and Topics in Focus and Events </li></ul><ul><li>Practical hints for research stays in Germany (FAQs) </li></ul><ul><li>Information on funding possibilities, incl. 43 funding programmes </li></ul>
  22. 23. 3.5 Promoting Serbia as a regional research hub ! <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>>> EU Strategy for the Danube Region </li></ul><ul><li>>> New Ratings: Serbia got “Rising Star” status on ScienceWatch.com in January 2010! </li></ul><ul><li>>> </li></ul>
  23. 24. 3.5 DAAD Scholarships (Individual) <ul><li>Visit: www.daad. rs </li></ul>
  24. 25. 3.5.1 DAAD Scholarships (Individual) <ul><li>www.daad.rs </li></ul><ul><li>>> Stipendije </li></ul>
  25. 26. 3.5.2 DAAD Scholarships (Institutional) <ul><li>Financing and co- </li></ul><ul><li>financing of university </li></ul><ul><li>cooperation through </li></ul><ul><li>different partnership </li></ul><ul><li>programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Stability Pact SEE </li></ul><ul><li>Project-Partner- ships (PPP) </li></ul><ul><li>„ East“-Partner- ships </li></ul><ul><li>„ DIES“ and „Exceed“ </li></ul><ul><li>Guest-Lectureships </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>Eligible for application is usually the German partner institute !
  26. 27. 3.6 Brochures (also for download on www.daad.rs) >> Stipendije
  27. 28. <ul><li>Thank you for your attention! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul>Tel.: 011.2636.424 Mail: info@daad.rs Web: www.daad.rs

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