Highlights of the Cooperation

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The German-Israeli cooperation in science and technology comprises numerous excellent partnerships. Journalistic contributions by our guest authors provide exemplary insights into the lively daily cooperation activities.

Life Sciences:

How Tumour Cells manipulate their Environment

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Guest author: Stefanie Reinberger

Cell biologists from Tel Aviv and molecular biologists from Heidelberg combine their know-how to explore mechanisms that make black skin cancer so dangerous – and to find better therapeutic approaches.

Vocational Training:

Profession: Solar Energy Systems Installer

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Guest author: Ralf Grötker

As part of a project team cooperation, German and Israeli technology didactics experts are developing new learning content for vocational training in the field of renewable energies.

Key Enabling Technologies:

Research Race for Tomorrow’s Energy Sources

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Guest author: Ulla Thiede

Battery Research and nanotechnology are key elements on the way to electro mobility. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research invests more than 250 million euros into relevant research projects each year – many of them are international collaborations.

Social Sciences and Humanities:

The Human Factor: Personal Networks and the Emergence of German–Israeli Cooperation in the Humanities

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Guest author: Ralf Grötker

In the project ‘The German-Israeli Research Cooperation in the Humanities (1970-2000): Studies on Scholarship and Bilaterality’, scientists from Germany and Israel jointly examine the origins of the German-Israeli research cooperation in the fields of history and literature.