Science Curio Webinar Series - Session 4: Innovation and Applied Research - GERMANY

    09/11/2021 - 16:00
    India, Bangalore
    09/11/2021 - 17:30
    EURAXESS India and Nuffice Neso India

The 4th "Science Curio Series" webinar will focus on collaborations between Germany & India in the field of "Innovation & Applied Research".



  1. 16:00 to 16:05: Introduction – Nuffic Neso India
  2. 16:05 to 16:10: Welcome Note – Deputy Consul General (German Consulate, Bangalore)
  3. 16:10 to 16:50: Fire-side chat with panelist  – Ms Anandi Iyer ( Fraunhofer, India)
  4. 16:50 to 17:00: Q&A session 
  5. 17:00 to 17:10: Presentation by EURAXESS India 
  6. 17:10 to 17:15: Closing remarks – Nuffic Neso India





Ms Anandi Iyer

Ms. Anandi Iyer heads the Fraunhofer office in India. She is an Honors graduate from New Delhi and an MBA from Strathclyde Graduate Business School, UK (First Class Degree) specializing in Strategy and Business Communication and is presently pursuing her PhD in “Evolution of Innovation Ecosystems in Emerging Markets” from University of Leipzig, Germany.


Mr Friedrich Birgelen

Since July 2021 Friedrich Birgelen is the Deputy Consul General for Germany in Bangalore. He is a lawyer by training. After completing both the Bar exams successfully, he began his career as a corporate lawyer for the oil company Shell in Hamburg. In 2015 he joined the foreign service and was posted to Nigeria, with a responsibility for migration matters in West-Africa. In early 2019 he returned to headquarters in Berlin where he worked in human resources, before being posted to Bangalore.


The session is organised in partnership with Nuffic Neso India, German Consulate Bangalore & Fraunhofer India.


About the webinar series

EURAXESS India in association with Nuffic Neso India and other European partner organisations, namely Innovation Attache of the Netherlands, Swissnex, CNRS and German Consulate Bangalore, presents the first ever “Science Curio Series” which will motivate young Indian researchers and foster collaborative opportunities between companies and education institutes in disciplines like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IOT) and Big data analytics.

This will be a year-long webinar series where each of the European partners will, in an exclusive session, showcase the developments taking place in the realm of science and innovation and how they are collaborating with Indian partners.