Free State of Saxony

The Free State of Saxony with its 4 universities, 5 universities of applied sciences and more than 50 research institutions has a strong tradition especially in engineering, microelectronics, materials research and resource technologies as well as innovative actors in the growing areas of medical and biotechnologies. International cooperation and sharing of knowledge and resources are seen as crucial to strengthen the excellence and competitiveness of research and innovation and their further development in Saxony.

Contact detail

  • Contact person

    Eva Damm

  • Brussels Office Address

    Avenue d'Auderghem 67
    1040 Brussels

Free State of Saxony

Latest Updates

  • By Eva Damm

Research in Saxony - Regional foresight and innovation ecosystems

The Free State of Saxony is interested in contact with other European regional authorities with experiences in regional foresight/ strategy processes and regional innovation ecosystems in the fields of AI, Quantum Technologies and Personalised Medicine/ Life Sciences.

  • By Eva Damm

Cooperation Platform: Projects4GreenEnergy - Call for Speakers

8 - 9 November 2022 - online: European energy research as part of HORIZON EUROPE • You plan to apply in the 9th EU research framework program HORIZON EUROPE • You are looking for a suitable partner or consortium and • You like to present yourself and your project idea/project partner search to a broad, international audience? Then take the opportunity and register as a participant or speaker.

  • By Eva Damm

Call for SME partners to EU project on industrial cyber security

Under the title "ThreatDRAIN – Threat Monitoring, Detection and Response Architecture for Complex Industrial Networks" (topic "CS01 – Secure and resilient digital infrastructures and interconnected systems"), Mittweida University of Applied Sciences is looking for SMEs from the areas of Manufacturing and Critical infrastructure as consortium partners for a 3-years project (2023-2026). Mittweida University of Applied Sciences intends to participate as a coordinating institution. Contact:

  • By Eva Damm

Saxon University of Applied Science Zittau/Görlitz is looking for partners for CL5 Call on Electricity system reliability

As partner in a proposal for HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-02-08, the research department High Voltage Engineering / Materials of Electrical Engineering / Electromagnetic Theory at University of Applied Science Zittau / Görlitz can provide Investigation of the DC performance of materials, internal interfaces and surfaces as well as Assett management, diagnostic tools.

  • By Eva Damm

Supportive pre-financing of EU projects at regional level: search for best practices

The Free State of Saxony is looking for best practice examples for interim aids during the period between grant approval and funding disbursement at regional level.

  • By Hilary Webb

European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards: 2020 winners announced

The European Commission and Europa Nostra have announced the winners of the 2020 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards. The competition, funded by the EU's Creative Europe programme, celebrate individuals and initiatives that contribute to a more united and resilient Europe.