Free State of Saxony

Representation of the Free State of Saxony to the European Union 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 Ewa Chomicz

S3 Forum completed!

The S3 Forum – the first EU-level, in-person gathering on S3 since 2020 – took place on 28-29 November in Barcelona. ERRIN Secretariat joined the event alongside many network members and hundreds of S3 practitioners and experts from across Europe. The days were packed with discussions around perspectives for smart specialisation and interregional collaboration on innovation.

  • By Astrid Hannes

Open call for technical assistance: Harnessing talent, empower regions

Until 20 October 2023, 46 regions that have been identified as facing a sharp working-age population decline, in combination with a low and stagnating share of people with tertiary education and brain drain can apply for an open call for technical assistance under the Talent Booster Mechanism.

  • 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.