Research and Technology
How far has Germany advanced in realizing the Energiewende, the transformation of the energy system, in the individual spheres? Where is there still need for adjustment? The German Government is following up these questions within the scope of an intensive monitoring process.
The German Energiewende – Germany as a “laboratory of the future”?
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Germany’s energy revolution is going ahead, but the country’s decision to turn its back on nuclear power in favour of renewables means big changes . And those changes will also impact its European neighbours.
Germany’s Energy Revolution and its European Neighbours
Germany’s energy revolution is going ahead
What will the cities of the future look like? How can resources be used sustainably? How can the economy expand without harming the climate? And can science and research contribute towards solving these global issues? South Africa and Germany are providing answers to these questions with a joint initiative: the German - South African Year of Science 2012/2013, which will be opened by the Federal Minister of Research Annette Schavan and her South African counterpart Naledi Pandor in Cape Town on April 16, 2012.
German–South African Year of Science
Air quality in Cyprus
With the assistance of the University of Stuttgart an air quality monitoring system has been launched in Cyprus. Information on air quality in the cities and the countryside at every hour is indicated on its website.
"Connecting worlds of knowledge" – a research and academic relations initiative
In 2009 the Federal Foreign Office plans to expand its support for international academic exchanges. For us research and academic relations policy is all about opening up new horizons for people and building bridges and links between societies. And we recognize how valuable this is in stimulating new thinking, innovations and hence also growth here at home.
Connecting Worlds of Knowledge