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International exchange scheme Scotland/Germany launched

31 January 2020 is an incisive day for Europe as UK is leaving the EU. Professor Mark Inall, Director of SAGES: "Launching this scheme today underlines a commitment to grow our longstanding and highly valued international relationships between leading research groups in Scotland and Germany."

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On a competitive basis, the two parallel schemes will provide flexible financial support to initiate and enhance collaboration in all aspects of geoscience and Earth systems science. "We are delighted that our geoscience networks Geoverbund ABC/J (located in Germany) and SAGES (located in Scotland) have found an uncomplicated way to continue to further strengthen their research cooperation’, says Geoverbund's Scientific Director Prof. Harry Vereecken.

to the call for proposals