Statements #fortheKnowledge because #researchmatters

»Global science catalyzes growth of new knowledge and (…) as such, science innovation drives discovery and creates …«

»There are many paths to discovery, but the common element is keen curiosity. Science requires freedom to follow your …«

»In an era of unprecedented changes and challenges, free and innovative scientific research encompassing multiple disciplines …«

Manos M. Tentzeris
Ken Byers Professor in Flexible Electronics IEEE Fellow, DML-E and CRFID Distinguished Lecturer School of ECE, Georgia Tech

»Congratulations to the DFG on its 100th anniversary. There is no more important endeavor than to enhance knowledge and …«

Rosemary Wakeman
Professor of History & Interim Director, Graduate Studies Fordham University, New York, USA

»Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship can be found on the website of every research university and slogans such …«

Kurt H. Becker, PhD
Vice Dean for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, New York University, Tandon School of Engineering Brooklyn, USA

»This is the 100th anniversary of the DFG research grant since its predecessor. Let’s take this opportunity to talk and …«

»True curiosity does not know borders. #researchforknowledge positions itself beyond the borders of disciplines, institutions, …«

Prof. Liliane Weissberg
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor in Arts and Science, and Anna-Maria Kellen Fellow, American Academy in Berlin, Spring 2020

»Happy 100 aniversery! To the next century of innovation and of scientific cooperation! #fortheKnowledge«

»What is joy? Surely it must include the unconditional commitment to furthering our understanding of the natural world. …«

Prof. Jeffrey A. Reimer
materials science division, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, University of California, USA

»I am #fortheknowledge because of my commitment to open science. Supporting and strengthening democracy requires making …«

Postdoc, Wilsoncenter, Washington DC, USA

»Scientific knowledge can optimally guide and transform individuals’ lives and entire societies. But that only works …«

Dr. Laurel Raffington
DFG Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology & Population Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA

»Data and information are worth nothing without our knowledge. This is why I decided #fortheKnowledge. And I realize …«

Dr. Simone Rehm
Vice Rector for Information Technology, University of Stuttgart

Celebrate Research

The DFG2020 – Because Research Matters campaign is about communicating and underscoring the importance of research-driven knowledge. It opens up a wide range of opportunities to speak up and ask questions. It raises debates and shows what answers researchers have to offer. For those of you who are located outside Germany, it gives you the opportunity to connect with us online and share your experiences, comments and questions.

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