Germany to launch roadshow in Hyderabad for academics

Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) The German House for Research and Innovation will launch ‘excellence on tour 2013’ here from April 26 to promote cooperation between German and Indian academic and scientific communities.

The tour is a multi-city road show, an initiative by the German government.

The eight-day road show at Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology here consists of exhibitions, workshops, lectures, symposiums, quizzes and cultural events on Indo-German research collaboration, said a statement from the organizers.

“Germany is a hub of innovation, India is blessed with many extremely gifted young academics. The DWIH tour is a perfect matchmaker for both and a pioneer project, showcasing German science know-how at its best,” said German ambassador to India Michael Steiner.

Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology is a premier institute of the Sultan-ul-Uloom Society and is providing high standard education to over 8,000 students.

Torsten Fischer, director, German Research Foundation (DFG), the official coordinator of DWIH New Delhi, said this was a unique opportunity for researchers and future researchers from Andhra Pradesh to come and see how good it can be to work in an Indo-German environment.

The road show is also planned at Ahmedabad and Kolkatta.

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