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Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 11:20

In the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Competitiveness Report, Germany came top as the world’s most innovative economy, with a score of 87.5 out of 100 in the Innovation capability pillar - one of the 12 drivers of a country’s productivity.

It outperformed the US, the world’s most competitive economy, which came second for innovation, with Switzerland in third place. 


Monday, November 19, 2018 - 16:00
IIT Delhi, Seminar Hall

DFG India Office is pleased to announce that world-renowned scientist, Leibniz award holder and Max Planck Director Prof. Joachim Spatz (Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Dept. of Cellular Biophysics, Heidelberg) will give...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 14:28
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

“Coming together is beginning, keeping together is progress and working together is success” and no success can benefit a nation as much as the one that emerges out of strong interdependency between science and business. Acknowledging this and the growing necessity for research to serve both commercial and academic interest, the German Centre for Research and Innovation – DWIH New Delhi...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 16:24

Peter Scholze, professor at the University of Bonn’s Hausdorff Center for Mathematics and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics was presented with the Fields Medal. The 30-year-old is only the second German to ever receive this prize from the International Mathematical Union during the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. Considered as the Nobel Prize of...

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 13:22

Team WARR Hyperloop of Technical University of Munich bags the first prize at the SpaceX competition again. Built by German engineers, the competition required this fastest self-propelled pod to travel down three quarters of a one-mile-long tube measuring 6 feet in its outer diameter in Hawthorne, California. Third time winners in a row, the team managed to achieve a top speed of 284 miles per...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:38

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Skill Connect Road Shows in New Delhi.

Engaging industry to redress both sides of the skills mismatch coin: relevance and quality of training; National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Deutsche...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 02:19

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Development Cooperation participated in the World Environment Day (WED) 2018 from 2-5 June 2018 in New Delhi. This year India was the host country and the theme was Beat Plastic Pollution.

As part of the WED 2018 events, GIZ partnered with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (...

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 13:47

Indo-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure organised Industry Interaction on “Protecting Data through Standards and Certification” on the eve of the implementation of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Mumbai.

Mumbai, 24 May, 2018: 


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 17:04
German Embassy, New Delhi

"Allow your passion to become your purpose, it will one day become your profession" -  Gabrielle Bernstein.

Making these words speak for herself, Dr Ilse Köhler-Rollefson – the ‘Jane Goodall’ of India and the ‘lady of Camels’ as termed by the Indian press, bagged the ‘Cross of the order of Merit’ award at the first Science Talk on 16th May 2018. Awarded for her...