Last Call for Green Talents Awrads. Appy to win a trip to Germany

Last Call for Green Talents Award

May 04 2016,  15.21 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

Apply to become one of 25 Green Talents 2016 and win the opportunity to promote and conduct your outstanding research in Germany.

New Delhi, May 4 , 2016: The deadline for submissions to the “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” is drawing closer. Young scientists working towards a greener planet and a more sustainable world can apply online until 24 May, 12 p.m. CET at

As every year, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) looks for 25 outstanding young researchers from around the world. The Green Talents, selected by a jury of renowned German experts, come from various scientific disciplines and are recognised for their outstanding achievements and contributions to making their communities, countries and societies more sustainable.

The 2016 Green Talents award includes:
•an invitation to the fully funded two-week Science Forum 2016, consisting of

-     a visit to leading German science and research facilities with unique insights from experts at these institutions (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Siemens AG, Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Use (SASSCAL), TU Hamburg Harburg)

-     individual appointments with German experts of the winner’s choice to discuss opportunities for research and cooperation

-     networking opportunities at the largest Green Talents Alumni conference to date, to take place in Berlin on 27/28 October 2016
•a fully funded research stay of up to three months at an institution of the award-winner´s choice in 2017
•exclusive access to the Green Talents alumni network of 157 Alumni from 46 different countries.
For more information please refer to the competition flyer on or watch the clip.

Deadline for submission: 24 May 2016, 12 p.m. CET.