Green Talents 2022 on virtual tour in Germany

Outstanding green scientists from around the world meet virtually with German experts to gain insight into German sustainability research and to present their research work and discuss joint future cooperation opportunities

winners of the Green Talents Competition 2022
Green Talents Awardees 2022 © DLR

The 25 winners of the Green Talents Competition 2022 have been selected to attend this year’s “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development”, which starts today. The awardees from different disciplines address a variety of topics that directly contribute to the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. More details on the awardees’ individual research profiles can be accessed exclusively on our website.

At the conclusion of the Virtual Science Forum, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research will honour the Green Talents 2022 at a virtual award ceremony on Thursday, 27 October 2022, from 12.30 to 14.00 (CEST). You are cordially invited to attend the award ceremony virtually and to interview the awardees afterwards via video call.

Background information

The Green Talents programme is conducted under the patronage of the Federal Minister of Education and Research. Since 2009, the award has honoured 332 talented researchers from 72 countries. It fosters the global exchange of innovative ideas in the field of sustainability and provides a platform for young scientists to share their views on green concepts to improve our world.

Virtual Science Forum 2022

The Virtual Science Forum takes the 25 Green Talents on an exciting virtual journey where they can explore Germany’s sustainability research landscape, network with German researchers and get to know their fellow award winners. In the coming days, the awardees will be remotely visiting German research institutions, universities and organisations concerned with sustainability science, and discussing their projects with local experts. Among the research institutions and companies participating in this year’s programme are the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS), the Technical University of Munich (TUM) as well as Green City Solutions GmbH and SOLMOVE GmbH.

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