Past EventIndo-German Research Day
24th February 2022
The Indo-German Research Day was an online event for scientists from India and Germany, representatives of funding institutions and higher education institutions and stakeholders. The event provided a platform for discussion of topics related to science, international research cooperation, studying and funding. Besides a virtual fair with opportunity to visit and interact with representatives of universities, research institutes and funding bodies from India and Germany who are key players in the Indo-German research and research cooperation it offered interactive panel discussions where Alumni, representatives of universities, research institutes and funding bodies from India and Germany will share their experiences and good practice examples from areas of research cooperation and dedicated networking areas that gave opportunity to institutes as well as researchers from India and Germany to interact with each other. Heidelberg Centre South Asia (HCSA) coorganised and participated in the event.
Germany and India are important partners for research cooperation and have made heavy investments for further strengthening the bi-lateral cooperation with many initiatives and schemes. This event showcased 25 research and higher education institutions (Including Heidelberg University), the research landscape of Germany and presented opportunities available for research, funding lines for individuals and projects for joint research facilitated by Indian and German agencies. It brought together researchers, science managers and stakeholders from the field, from both the countries for an exchange of information and discussions on topics and mechanisms to increase the current cooperation.