Germany’s Science Chancellor

Posted on January 28, 2007  Comments (1)

The Science Chancellor:

Angela Merkel, a physical chemist-turned-G8 leader, is putting science on the European and global agenda

Merkel touted a new €6 billion fund for innovative “beacon projects,” plus an increase in R&D funding to 3 percent of Germany’s $2.5 billion GDP through 2010. She’s also made an impact on the German science community. “They’re all impressed that a scientist, a real scientist who really did scientific work and didn’t just get a degree and move on, finally made it to the top of the political ladder,”

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One Response to “Germany’s Science Chancellor”

  1. CuriousCat: Jobs Increasing for German Engineers
    March 26th, 2008 @ 10:19 am

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