Are you a promising scientist with innovative ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to help make the world a more sustainable place?

Are you ready to collaborate with German experts and contribute to sustainability research in Germany? We challenge you to convince our high-ranking 🡢expert jury and become one of the 25 Green Talents of 2021!  


Every year, the  🡭German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas within the field of sustainability.

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The award, under the patronage of 🡭Minister Anja Karliczek, honours young researchers from numerous countries and scientific disciplines each year for their achievements and efforts to making their communities, countries and societies more sustainable. Selected by a jury of German experts, the award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

Share your innovative ideas and lay the foundation for long-lasting collaborations with German research institutions and international researchers. Make your contributions count!


The application period is from 7 April until 19 May 2021.
Please refer to our 🡢FAQs section to learn more about eligibility and the requirements applicants have to meet.

If you are interested in the Green Talents Competition 2021, apply 🡭here.

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