BMBF portal "Kooperation international"

The communication portal “Kooperation international” points the way towards international cooperation in education, research and innovation. It is a networking platform for research and education institutions as well as companies.

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The online portal "Kooperation international” (International Cooperation) points the way towards international cooperation in education, research and innovation and serves as a networking platform for research and education institutions as well as companies. The website supports the collaboration between research and education institutions and researching companies for the Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). In addition, International Cooperation is a networking tool for German government offices, science, agent and economic organisations.

“Kooperation international” is aimed at everyone wishing to cooperate with other countries regarding education and research, who is interested in cross-border cooperations or who offers advisory and agent services. It is further aimed at researchers and scientists, research institutions, universities, agencies, companies focused on innovation and trading internationally, key education and research staff as well as employees of the ministries responsible at federal or state level.

”Kooperation international” is designed by the DLR Project Management Agency | European and International Cooperation, and VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH together with more than a dozen partners from science, education and industry.

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”Kooperation international” bundles current information about international activities from the German education and research landscape and provides in-depth background information relevant to cooperation for more than 120 countries and on more than 20 specialised and cross-sectional topics.

Portraits of Germany’s most important partner countries in relation to education and research policy constitute another important focus of its content. Facts, detailed background information on the education and research landscape, education and research policy and preparations for cooperation with the relevant country are offered for more than 40 countries. This part is supplemented with extensive information on the activities of multilateral organisations. Under Innovation, you can access more than 50 cluster portraits of leading high tech sites across the world. These are offering potential for cooperation and constitute an important benchmark for German actors.

You can use the continuously supplement contents to find the information matching your current interests. In addition to country reports and cluster portraits, you can also access news, deadlines, announcements, projects, success stories, documents, treaties, links / institutions and contacts.

If you would like to publish your own international activities to the wide-ranging community of users, you can post your contributions on ”Kooperation international” at any time as news, event notices or announcements.

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E-mail subscription

You can receive all the current information from the portal using an individualised configured email subscription. This allows you to determine which contents you wish to receive and how often you wish to receive them: immediately, daily, weekly or monthly.

The newsletter “inside”, which is published monthly, supplements this offer and provides information selected by the editors from the operators and partners of ”Kooperation international”.

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Global monitoring

The “ITB infoservice” newsletter, which is also published monthly, reports on strategic current developments in international education, research, technology and innovation policy across the world and is an important source for decision-makers in politics, science and research. The individual notifications are supplemented by valuable background information, contextual knowledge and references to the original documents. Special priority issues focus on a current topic or on a region.