Science, 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.

Cryosat-2 at the factory

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG - German Research Foundation

The DFG is the self-governing organisation for science and research in Germany. It serves all branches of science and the humanities.

Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

Green Talents competition Ms. Melissa Atwell

From a press release of "Green Talents": Leading young scientists from 16 countries to meet Germany’s sustainability research elite on 17-26 October and visit green science’s hotspots ·         Of...

Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

TRINIDAD and TOBAGO_Wilfried Kraus giving award to Renaldo BELFON

This year one of the Green Talents Winners is from Trinidad and Tobago: Renaldo BELFON (26), MPhil in Soil Science; Soil management to improve sustainability of agriculture The jury praised Renaldo’s...

SALTRACE - A German-Barbadian Scientific Cooperation


A group of german scientists from German Aerospace Center spent three weeks in Barbados for their “Saharan Aerosol Long-range Transport and Aerosol-Cloud-Interaction Experiment (SALTRACE).

Earth System Knowledge Platform


On the Earth System Knowledge Platform scientists of the Helmholtz Association present current findings, real-time data and background information in form of short, comprehensible articles, infographics, photographs and film clips. Natural hazards, climate change and pollution are the topics of the online service.