Research for tomorrow's technologies
Indo-German cooperation in science and technology is a defining pillar of our bilateral relationship. India and Germany maintain a highly dynamic academic exchange and a vast array of bilateral research projects to jointly develop the technologies of the future.
Many research and funding organisations offer excellent funding opportunities and ideal conditions for foreign scientists in all fields. Over 26,000 foreign researchers received financial support from German funding organisations and agencies in 2009 alone.
Germany, together with the European Union, fosters research and development projects worldwide. The EU Research Framework Programme (RFP) is the largest funding programme for research projects in the world. Most of these funds can be made available for Indo-German and Indo-European research projects. This section provides up-to-date information on open calls for Indo-German research project proposals and guidance on how to apply for grants.
Germany offers a diversity of research locations: universities, universities of applied sciences, non-university institutes, companies, and Federal as well as Länder (state) institutions. There are approximately 750 public-funded research institutions in Germany, apart from research and development centres run by industrial corporations. Here is an overview.
The German Embassy in New Delhi, together with its partner institutions, conducts Science Circle Meetings from time to time. In these meetings, renowned German and Indian scholars deliver lectures on specific themes. The lectures are followed by informal discussions between participants and the visiting professor. These lectures are open for public participation.
German House for Research and Innovation New Delhi
The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New Delhi inaugrated on October 27, 2012 will serve as a window to German science and research for interested students, researchers and potential partner institutions. The DWIH New Delhi is one of the five such centres across the globe that have been set up with an aim of intensifying international cooperations.
DWIH New Delhi