INVITATION: UnILiON Open Talk – “The German Excellence Strategy as from 2019: An Opportunity for University Research and Collaboration”

INVITATION: UnILiON Open Talk – “The German Excellence Strategy as from 2019: An Opportunity for University Research and Collaboration”

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

12:00 – 13:30 followed by a networking lunch
KoWi EU Liaison Office, Rue du Trône 98, 1050 Bruxelles

UnILiON is an informal network of over 40 liaison offices representing more than 140 excellent universities based in Europe, Japan and Russia.
The Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) and Freie Universität Berlin will host this UnILiON Open Talk event as part of a UnILiON series of events.

The Open Talk on 28 May offers an exciting opportunity for all Brussels stakeholders to get acquainted with national university research funding in Germany as it will present the German Excellence Strategy that started early 2019. The strategy focuses on universities and aims to strengthen Germany’s position as an outstanding place for research in the long term and to further improve its international competitiveness. The Excellence Strategy supports research of the highest standard, enhances research profiles, and facilitates cooperation in the research system.

Agenda

11:45 – 12:00 Registration for the UnILiON Open Talk
12:00 – 13:30 UnILiON Open Talk
Speaker: Dr. Oliver WIEGNER, German Research Foundation (DFG), Programme Director for Research Centers
13:30 – 14:30 Networking Lunch

Registration is open via this link until 22 May 2019. Contact brussels@fu-berlin.de for your registration key! Please note that seats are limited and will be distributed on a first come first served basis.

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