German research landscape
Science and research in Germany are characterised by a distinguished infrastructure, a wide variety of disciplines, well-equipped research facilities and competent staff. Germany offers various forms of research locations: universities, universities of applied sciences, non-university institutes, companies and Federal as well as Länder Institutions. All in all, there are approximately 750 public-funded research institutions in Germany, plus research and development centres run by industrial corporations.
Networking for innovation
The initiative "Networks of Competence Germany" by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) brings together the most innovative and capable national networks of competence with technological orientation. These networks characteristically stand out for their high level of activity and cooperation. They share commonly formulated goals, are regionally anchored, and excel both in minimizing distance to markets and industry, and in their dynamics and flexibility.
The Scientific Section of the German Embassy deals with issues of research and technology policies, coordinates promotion programs and informs about the structures of the scientific landscapes in Germany and Singapore.
EURAXESS Links is a networking tool for European researchers abroad. EURAXESS Links in Singapore provides them with information about research in Europe and Singapore, latest developments in research policy, and opportunities for research funding, international collaboration and for trans-national mobility. Membership is free. Futher information, registration & contact info:
Innovation through technology is one of Germany's strengths. Whether in computer science, genetics, medicine, nanotechnology or quantum physics you will always find German scientists at the forefront of innovative applied research.