• Workshop: New Business Opportunities in Bioeconomy
  • A study shows that Zika virus bind to cellular proteins that are required for neural development
  • Technical University of Munich (TUM) expands cooperation in Brazil during anniversary year
  • Fraunhofer Institute and IPEN present technology for Water treatment at São Paulo
  • The Brazilian PhD Student at WWU Rafael Leite Dantas wins the Avrion-Mitchison-Preis

About Us

Science and innovation are considered to be of vital importance by Germany and Brazil for economic, social and environmental development. For 50 years, the two countries have been promoting an extensive and fruitful scientific cooperation. With the inauguration of the German Centre for Research and Innovation São Paulo (DWIH São Paulo) in 2012, Germany has taken an important step towards strengthening its ties with Brazilian partners, creating greater synergy between German institutions and reinforcing its scientific cooperation with Brazil.

Research and Innovation

Science and innovation in Germany are characterized by a multi-faceted infrastructure, which covers a wide range of subjects , well-equipped research facilities and excellent researchers. In Germany there are different centers for the development of innovative projects, such as universities, research institutes, universities of applied sciences, businesses and federal agencies.

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DWIH worldwide

As in Brazil, there are German Centres for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in the United States, India, Japan and Russia. They are an initiative of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA), in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), to internationalize German science and develop solutions to global challenges of the twenty-first century.