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  • Science Forum 2022

    Science Forum 2022

    The Science Forum is the highlight of the Green Talents Competition each year. Take a look at some of Germany's sustainability hubs that the Green Talents 2022 will be virtually visiting in October! more: Science Forum 2022.

  • Jury 2022

    Jury 2022

    Take a look at this year's distinguished panel of experts who will select the Green Talents 2022. more: Jury 2022.

  • PyPSA meets Earth

    PyPSA meets Earth

    Victoria University of Wellington postdoctoral research fellow and Green Talent Dr Soheil Mohseni has modelled a self-sufficient renewable energy system for Stewart Island/Rakiura, using artificial intelligence. more: PyPSA meets Earth.

  • Research Stay report by Jaewon Son

    Research Stay Report

    Green Talent Jaewon Son conducted her three-month research stay at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at KIT so successfully that she was awarded a full scholarship for doctoral studies at KIT. more: Research Stay Report .

  • Success Stories

    Latest Success Stories

    Check out our latest success stories and enjoy reading about current achievements of our Green Talents alumni. more: Latest Success Stories.


Striving for International Cooperation in Sustainability Research

Every year, 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 within the field of sustainability. The award, under the patronage of the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, honours young researchers from numerous countries and scientific disciplines for their achievements and efforts to making their communities, countries and 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 application period is over. We have once again received a large number of applications, and the Green Talents 2022 are already chosen. The 25 Green Talents come from 18 countries. We will publish the profiles of our 2022 awardees on our website pretty soon. During this year’s Green Talents Virtual Science Forum, the awardees will debate and interact with some of Germany’s leading sustainability researchers and experts as well as the other Green Talents awardees and alumni on a wide variety of green topics to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration.

If you are interested in the Green Talent Competition 2023 please register for our competition alert and you will be informed as soon as the next submission phase begins.