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News | Development Cooperation | 1. March 2021
Applications open for Siemens Stiftung E-Mobility Innovation Call 2021: “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa”
Siemens Stiftung is launching its first open, competitive E-Mobility Innovation Call “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa,” which emphasizes innovative technical solutions and circular economy approaches. The pre-seed funding is intended to jump start visionary African entrepreneurs, start-ups, and social ventures
Press release | Culture | 25. February 2021
Music In Africa Live: Digital expertise for the African music sector
“Music In Africa Live” provides African musicians with digital expertise for producing live online concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic and for adapting to a rapidly-changing music sector.
News | Education | 9. February 2021
Visions for German society in 2030
In the new book “Zukunftsrepublik” from Campus, Dr. Nina Smidt, Managing Director at Siemens Stiftung, shares her perspectives on STEM education of the future.
News | Education | 3. February 2021
The project Design Thinking in STEM continues in Mexico and Peru
Siemens Stiftung and The Index Project continue their collaborative project to encourage creativity and innovation in the classroom.
Press release | Education | 14. January 2021
Stronger together in times of crisis: Expansive initiative for STEM education in Latin America
Siemens Stiftung joins its partner network in developing digital and analog education materials for selected STEM subjects. The initiative is supported by Siemens AG, Siemens Caring Hands e. V., and the German Federal Foreign Office.
News | Development Cooperation | 18. December 2020
Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region: New study examines potential of environmental benefits
The study “Environmental Impact of E-Mobility in the Lake Victoria Region” reports on the environmental advantages of implementing e-mobility in the Lake Victoria region. The largest benefit is the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Press release | Education | 25. November 2020
Climate change education in Latin America: Siemens Stiftung’s multidisciplinary contribution toward sustainable development in science and technology education
In the midst of rapidly advancing climate change, Siemens Stiftung’s work in Latin America focuses on developing and shaping teaching materials for climate change ...
Press release | Development Cooperation | 3. November 2020
According to a new Siemens Stiftung study, social enterprises are expected to create much needed jobs in Africa
The comprehensive analysis in 12 selected African countries estimates that, by 2030, 1 million new jobs can be created by local social enterprises (SEs). In addition, recommendations are outlined on how to support SEs in leveraging their job creation potential.
Press release | Education | 28. October 2020
Siemens Stiftung provides online vocational orientation courses with the atingi e-learning platform
atingi is the new digital learning platform from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
News | Education | 14. October 2020
Siemens Stiftung welcomes its first German Chancellor Fellow from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Doctoral candidate Gustavo Oliviera Pugliese from the University of Sao Paulo (USP) began a one-year German Chancellor Fellowship for future leaders on 1 October 2020 at Siemens Stiftung. Hailing from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Pugliese selected Siemens Stiftung to host his project based on the foundation's international focus on STEM education. During his stay in Germany, Pugliese will work on a self-developed research project that closely aligns with Siemens Stiftung’s Experimento and STEAM Territories education programs in addition to the foundation’s digital teaching and learning materials.
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