Publications

The Federal Ministry offers a range of publications and periodicals on various topics.

Publications marked with the download symbol can be downloaded directly. You may, however, order available publications by post, fax, telephone or e-mail. Please observe our notes concerning orders.

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Sustainable action – in trade and commerce

Tips for (training) practice

The booklet shows trainers and apprentices alike how easy it is to convey and gain sustainability skills in practice. Trainers and vocational education experts provide practical tips for training in the commercial occupations. The statements given result from the BIBB funding for "Vocational Education and Training for Sustainable Development 2015 – 2019 (BBNE 2015 -2019)", one of the funding activities of the BMBF to implement the recommendations of the "National Action Plan for Education for Sustainable Development".

7 pages / summary, Order No: 31411

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Microelectronics from Germany – Driver of innovation for the digital economy

The Federal Government´s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2016-2020

Microelectronics plays a key role in shaping digitalisation using innovations from Germany. The Federal Government’s Framework Programme strengthens the microelectronics business and science communities and is helping to make German user industries in the electronics sector more competitive on a global scale.

25 pages / brochure, Order No: 31152

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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National Contact Point - Materials, Germany

for Framework Programme Horizon 2020

The National Contact Point Materials advises on EU funding opportunities for research and innovation with a focus on materials. The leaflet provides an overview of the services offered by NCP Materials and presents key data of the EU's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.

8 pages / flyer, Order No: 31256

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Federal Funding Advisory Service on Research and Innovation

Guide to Research and Innovation Funding

The Federal Funding Advisory Service on Research and Innovation is a first contact point for public R&D and innovation programmes, offering companies (in particular small and medium-sized enterprises), higher education facilities and research institutions straightforward access to details on Federal, Länder and EU funding. This flyer gives an outline of the free services

6 pages / flyer, Order No: 30470

Language: English

Last update: 07/2018

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Research for a biobased economy

Success stories and challenges facing the German bioeconomy

The bioeconomy enables us to use natural resources responsibly, while also guaranteeing the continued prosperity of developed societies. Research funding programmes provided huge support to the German bioeconomy, resulting in the development of considerable competencies and key infrastructure, not only in the scientific sector, but also in the economy.

39 pages / brochure, Order No: 31402

Language: English

Last update: 04/2018

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Gender an Equal Opportunities under Horizon 2020

Theory and Practice under the EU’s Current Framework Programme for Research an Innovation

The Contact Point "Women into EU Research" (Frauen in die EU-Forschung, FiF) is part of the national information and consultancy network on Horizon 2020.
The brochure provides information on gender and equal opportunities in Horizon 2020 and gives examples of German projects.

22 pages / brochure,

Language: English

Last update: 12/2017

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The German-Egyptian Year of Science and Technology

10 years beyond: History (and stories) of successful cooperation

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the German-Egyptian Year of Science and Technology, the brochure provides an overview of how German-Egyptian cooperation in this area has been sustainably strengthened due to the joint science year. The bilateral programmes initiated then are still having a great impact today.

36 pages / brochure,

Language: English

Last update: 11/2017

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CLIENT II (englische Ausgabe)

International Partnerships for Sustainable Innovations

The CLIENT II funding call is aimed at promoting international partnerships in the area of climate, environment and energy. It focuses on demand-based research and development with selected emerging and developing countries. The topics of the funding measure are: resource efficiency and sustainable resource technologies, land management, climate protection/energy efficiency, climate change adaptation, water management, sustainable energy systems and natural hazards.

6 pages / flyer, Order No: 31245

Language: English

Last update: 10/2017

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Systems medicine:

New opportunities in research, diagnosis and therapy

Systems medicine is a forward-looking research area describing the complex biological processes in the human body, which are responsible for health and disease. The funding of the BMBF aims at developing new ways for treatment and prevention of a variety of diseases.

64 pages / brochure, Order No: 31372

Language: English

Last update: 09/2017

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