Call for Application DAAD - FRAUNHOFER Technopreneur Award 2016

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Call for Application!

In order to strengthen collaboration between Indonesian and German researchers in the area of applied research and commercialization of research DAAD and Fraunhofer jointly award The DAAD – Fraunhofer Technopreneur Award 2016 to a young Indonesian researcher in the field of chemical science and engineering.

Topic: Natural Sourced Polymers
The subject of the theme is the chemical modification of Indonesian local biomaterials, such as CPO, PFAD, used-oil, bagasse, palm sugar, etc. to generate synthetic building blocks for polymers


The award winner will receive prize money and a 3 months scholarship for a research stay at one of the 67 Fraunhofer Institutes in Germany. The respective Fraunhofer Institute will provide scientific guidance and supervision in the candidate’s fields of interest.

Highly-qualified scientists (Chemistry, Chemical Engineering) who
hold a Ph.D. and
- who are motivated to turn research into marketable goods and
- who are actively networking with science and industry in
- who are willing to co-operate with Fraunhofer, German academics
and German companies in developing marketable goods and
- who hold a strong conviction that their research has market
- who are fluent in English (spoken and written)

The deadline for submitting all necessary documents is 15th April 2016. The winner will be selected and notified in June 2016.

DAAD Form:

Two copies of application (each) should be sent to:
1. Ms. Lidya Natalie
DAAD Jakarta Branch Office Summitmas Tower II, Lt. 14 Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 61-62 Jakarta 12190 Phone: ++62 21 520 0870, 525 2807 Fax.:++62 21 525 2822 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Mrs. Siti Rofiah
Fraunhofer Representative Indonesia Menara Thamrin Suite 3A 07 Jl. M.H. Thamrin Kav. 3 Jakarta 10250 Phone:++62 21 315 4795 Fax:++62 21 315 4195 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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