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  • Application period for Green Talents Award has now started

    Submission period for Green Talents Competition 2018 is now open

    The application period for this year's Green Talents Award has started. To all young outstanding minds active in the field of environmental and sustainability research: Apply now and submit your application until 23 May 2018! more: Submission period for Green Talents Competition 2018 is now open.

  • 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.

  • Article

    Article

    In this article, Andrew Tweedie explores the question on whether applied market research can be 'green' and therefore focuses on one of the world’s most successful applied research organisations: the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. more: Article.


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.



Are you an up-and-coming scientist with inventive ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to change the world? We challenge you to convince our high-ranking expert jury and become one of the 25 Green Talents of 2018! The award is open to all disciplines as long as they are related to sustainable development.
 

Deadline for submission: 23 May 2018, 2 p.m. CEST.
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Please refer to our FAQ section to learn more about the eligibility and requirements, applicants have to meet.