Research and technology

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Science Cooperation between Nepal and Germany

Kathmandu, 24.02.2016 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutual scientific cooperation was signed today between Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany...

Research and technology

Today, research and development-intensive industries account for more than half of all industrial production in Germany. Here you will find information about the major German research institutions.

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Stratoclim-Camapaign: International team of scientists based at Kathmandu airport investigates air at altitudes up to 20 km

The Asian Monsoon System is one of the Earth’s largest and most energetic weather systems, and monsoon rainfall is critical to feeding over a billion people in Asia. An international team of scientist...

Mountain Wave Project

Mountain Wave Project

For the first time a motorglider aircraft from the German Mountain Wave Project equipped with a prototype 3D aerial camera system carried out several flights around the Annapurna and the Khumbu Himalaya regions of Nepal.

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SCIENCE AND INNOVATION: OECD Country Profiles GERMANY

Germany has the EU’s largest innovation system. It supports an export-oriented economy with a thick layer of internationally competitive firms, notably in manufacturing....

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New online portal launched for the High-Tech Strategy

The German Government’s 2020 High-Tech Strategy unites the various strands of the Government’s activities in research and innovation

Research and technology

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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

Logo of Green Talents 2017

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

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Energy Efficiency Award 2017: Companies can apply now

Energy Efficiency Award 2017

The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency has the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition " this year. Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July 2017, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at

Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service

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The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service is the central point of contact for any questions concerning research and innovation funding. The centre informs potential applicants about the federal research structure, funding programmes and the persons to contact as well as about current funding priorities and initiatives.