The German Centre for Research and Innovation - DWIH New Delhi supports the exchange of ideas in areas of knowledge that will be critical in the future through events, networking and showcasing the work of German and international scholars. We focus on topics particular to the Indian research and innovation landscape, as well as the single, unifying topic chosen by the board of trustees for all six DWIH each year.

DWIH Focus Topic 2024

Artificial Intelligence: Spotlight on People and Society

How can the potential of artificial intelligence be maximized for the benefit of society while minimizing risks as effectively as possible? This question is at the heart of the 2024 focus topic of the German Centres for Research and Innovation (DWIH), explored within their global network.


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DWIH Focus Topic 2023

The Resilient Society

Innovations and social responsibility are the two components of a resilient society. Learn more about the DWIH focus topic 2023.


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DWIH Focus Topic 2022

Sustainable Innovations

Sustainable innovations are more relevant than ever for international exchange in the context of global challenges. Find out more about the DWIH focus topic 2022.


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Artificial Intelligence

Digital assistants. Self-driving cars. Fail-proof algorithms. The sci-fi of yesterday is the reality of today, thanks to AI. Learn more about our focus topic for 2019 and the events planned around it.


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DWIH Focus Topic 2021

Society in Transition: Impacts of the Pandemic

Science and innovation offer significant solutions to the social consequences of the corona crisis. Find out more about the DWIH focus topic 2021.


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Science-based Start-ups and Entrepreneurship

Want to go international with your science-based start-up? Germany offers support and funding! Discover science entrepreneurship and innovation made in Germany. Also explore the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem for science-based start-ups.


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Quantum Computing

From being perceived as a science fiction to becoming a reality, quantum computing will go way beyond just faster classical computing in its possibilities and is set to be a game changer to research, economy and society.


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DWIH Focus Topic 2020

Cities and Climate

The world’s major cities play an important role for the future of our world's climate. Find out more about the DWIH annual focus topic 2020.


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DWIH Focus Topic 2018

Working Innovatively in a Digital World

Digital innovations are fundamentally changing the working world. We have collected a variety of resources to address key questions about what the digital turn means for work in Germany and to highlight events put on by the DWIH New Delhi about living and working in the digital world.


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