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Innovation Areas in Focus

Germany is Europe’s number one research location. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launched a comprehensive national strategy in 2006, known as the High-Tech Strategy (HTS), as a new policy instrument to push forward research in innovative areas. Innovation areas comprise research in the following fields:

Health and Safety

Environment and Energy

Interdisciplinary Technologies

Communication and Mobility

Future and Society

Foto: Helmholtz/Bierstedt

Website: Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service

The Federal "Research and Innovation" Funding Advisory Service is the central point of contact for any questions concerning research and innovation funding. The centre informs potential applicants about the federal research structure, funding programmes and the persons to contact as well as about current funding priorities and initiatives.