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  • Green Talent Kseniia Kravchenko, the Ukrainian biologist, is exploring changes in the behaviour of bats caused by climate change

    News

    Green Talent Kseniia Kravchenko, the Ukrainian biologist, is exploring changes in the behaviour of bats caused by climate change. more: News.

  • Interested in the Green Talents Competition 2019?

    Interested in the Green Talents Competition 2019?

    The application period for this year's Green Talents Award is over. Please register for our competition alert if you are interested in the Green Talents Competition next year. more: Interested in the Green Talents Competition 2019?.

  • Jury 2018

    Jury 2018

    The Green Talents jury of 2018 is composed of high-ranking German experts from academia and industry. On the basis of their scientific excellence and innovative research potentials, the jury will select the 25 Green Talents winners from numerous applicants. more: Jury 2018.

  • Science Forum 2018

    Science Forum 2018

    This year’s Science Forum will take the winners to the beautiful eastern part of Germany. To visit hot spots of sustainability research and gain first-hand information about the country’s renowned research landscape, the tour will lead the Green Talents of 2018 to Dresden, Jena, the Thuringian Forest, Leipzig, Berlin and finally Frankfurt am Main. more: Science Forum 2018.


Striving for international cooperation in sustainability research

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Anja Karliczek, honours young researchers each year. The winners come from numerous countries and scientific disciplines and are recognised for their outstanding achievements in making our societies more sustainable. Selected by a jury of German experts the award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

This year's submission period is now over.

We thank you for submitting all the outstanding applications! The assessment and selection process will take until mid-August 2018. Please understand that we cannot provide you with any information about the selection until the jury makes its final decision. All applicants will be informed of the results in due course. The profiles of our awardees 2018 will be published on our website in October.