Decisions in the Excellence Initiative
Friday, 15th June 2012, 3 pm, Bonn – Live Stream: www.dfg.de/exzellenzinitiative
In the second phase of the Excellence Initiative by the German federal and state governments decisions are imminent. On Friday the 15th June 2012, the Grants Committee - consisting of the Joint Commission of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities and the responsible ministers of the German federal and state governments – will decide which Graduate Schools, Clusters of Excellence and institutional strategies are funded.
RWTH Aachen University has applied for funding for the following projects:
∑ Cluster of Excellence “Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries”
∑ Cluster of Excellence “Ultra High-Speed Mobile Information and Communication (UMIC)”
∑ Cluster of Excellence “Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass (TMFB)”
∑ Cluster of Excellence "Sustainable Buildings of the Future - Meeting Energy and Demographic Challenges"
∑ The Graduate School Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)
∑ JARA-FIT Graduate School "Fundamentals of Future Information Technology"
∑ Mobile Multimedia Graduate School (M3)
∑ The Institutional Strategy "RWTH 2020: Meeting Global Challenges"
The results are announced at a press conference shortly after the meeting of the Grants Committee. A live stream of the press conference in Bonn will be available from about 3.00 pm at www.dfg.de/exzellenzinitiative.