• Green Talent Awardees 2015

    Green Talents 2015

    We are proud to announce the awardees of Green Talents 2015. Read more about their bios and research...
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  • Jury 2015

    Jury 2015

    The applications are evaluated by a jury of sustainability experts from industry, research and civil society. Learn more about the jury 2015.  more: Jury 2015.

  • Stations 2015

    Where we took the Green Talents in 2015

    The first element of the prize consists of a two-week Science Forum in Germany during which we will take the winners of the competition to hot-spots of sustainability research. Have a look where we have been in 2015!
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  • News & Media


    Two Green Talents at the IÖW in Berlin: Bruno Monteferri and Alexandr Iscenco, both Green Talents from 2013, took up the opportunity to spend a three-month research stay at an institution of their choice, which brought both of them to the Institute of Ecological Economy Research in Berlin more: News.

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” on a yearly basis to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, 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 high-ranking jury of German experts the award-winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

The next applications are expected to be announced in April 2016. Should you wish to be informed by email once the application period starts, please register for the competition alert with your email address.