TU9 at the Virtual GAIN21
Annual Conference and Talent Fair of the German Academic International Network
TU9, the Alliance of leading Technical Universities in Germany, will participate with several events in this year’s virtual conference and Talent Fair of the German Academic International Network (GAIN) from August 25 to 27. In workshops, webcasts, panel discussions and at the Talent Fair, TU9 Representatives will provide advice on funding opportunities and career paths at TU9 Universities, which in the Unites States there is great interest in.
„The Virtual GAIN21 once again offers excellent opportunities to get in touch with talented scientists abroad from all disciplines as well as with representatives from German science, politics and business,“ says TU9 President and Rector of the University of Stuttgart, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel. „I am pleased that TU9 will again play an active part in many events this year – both in various event formats as part of the annual conference and with booths at the Talent Fair.“
At GAIN21, TU9 invites you to the webcast „Germany as an innovation powerhouse – political framework, funding opportunities and support structures for successful start-ups“ with representatives from science, industry, politics and funding organizations (August 25, 2021, 10:00 am). Prof. Dr Malte Brettel, Speaker of the TU9 Committee Innovation & Transfer and Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations at RWTH Aachen University, will discuss the framework conditions for innovations „Made in Germany“ with Frank Bösenberg, Silicon Saxony e. V., Dr Anna Christmann, Member of the German Parliament Alliance 90/The Greens, Barbara Diehl, SPRIN-D – Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation and Dr Rainer Waldschmidt, HA Hessen Agentur GmbH and Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH.
In the TU9 Workshop „Appointment: Application, Procedure, Dos and Don’ts“ on August 27, 2021, 10:45 am, in German) the TU9 Executive Board, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel, Rector of the University of Stuttgart, and Prof. Dr Volker Epping, President of Leibniz University Hannover, will answer questions about appointments in an interactive format. Participants can find out about the requirements for a successful appointment and which additional qualifications are advantageous with regard to global challenges and interdisciplinary research projects.
In the Working Group „Engineering Sciences“, TU9 President Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel will speak together with other representatives of the German higher education landscape about experiences, expectations and strategies and will give participants tips for their future career path (August 25, 2021, 10:00 am, in German).
TU9 Representatives will also participate in other webcasts and workshops such as „My Transatlantic Career – Dealing with Pitfalls, Learning from Others“ (August 26, 2021, 9:15 am) and „Insights into Appointment Procedures – Dos and Don’ts“ (August 27, 2021, 10:45 am, in German).
At this year’s Talent Fair, six TU9 Universities will present themselves and be available to answer any questions participants may have: Technische Universität Berlin (as part of the Berlin University Alliance), Technical University of Darmstadt, Technische Universität Dresden, Leibniz University Hannover, Technical University of Munich and University of Stuttgart.
Further information: https://www.gain-network.org/de/
TU9 is the Alliance of leading Universities of Technology in Germany: RWTH Aachen University, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Technical University of Darmstadt, Technische Universität Dresden, Leibniz University Hannover, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Technical University of Munich, and University of Stuttgart.
Tradition, excellence, and innovation are the hallmarks of TU9 Universities. Founded during the Industrial Age, they contributed decisively to technological progress back then and continue to do so today. They enjoy an outstanding reputation around the world as renowned research and teaching institutions that promote the transfer of knowledge and technology between universities and practice. As such, they train exceptional young academics for careers in science, business, and administration and assume social responsibility. TU9 Universities foster top-class international networks and diverse cooperation with industry, making them a key element of Germany’s position as a location of science and innovation.