• Science Cooperation

    Germany and Israel have developed a distinctive multilevel structure for their research and innovation partnership. The collaboration topics cover a wide field, but are simultaneously very focused. more: Science Cooperation.

  • Funding

    Excellent research should be funded. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and its associate ministries provide the main funds for Israeli-German cooperation projects. Beside their normal offerings, funding organisations also provide special funding programmes for bilateral cooperation. more: Funding.

  • Researchscapes

    Both Germany and Israel have highly developed and differentiated researchscapes. A summary of the German and Israeli research systems follows. more: Researchscapes.

  • News

    Find news about German-Israeli cooperation in science, research, innovation and education.
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German-Israeli Battery School 2017

Deadline: 30 June 2017

The German Israeli Battery School (GIBS) is a bilateral cooperation between German and Israeli scientists in the field of eletrochemical energy research including batteries, supercapacitors and fuel cell components. GIBS provides a series of lectures and presentations and a plattform for national and international networking of young scientistis. The next German Israeli Battery School will be held in Haifa, Israel, from 9 to 14 September 2017.



Genome of 6,000-year-old barley grains sequenced for first time                                                               

7 August 2016 | IPK 

An international team of researchers has succeeded for the first time in sequencing the genome of Chalcolithic barley grains. This is the oldest plant genome to be reconstructed to date. The 6,000 years old seeds were retrieved from Yoram Cave in the southern cliff of Masada fortress in the Judean Desert in Israel, close to the Dead Sea.