From left to right: Bernd Rech (Scientific Director, HZB), Michael Kretschmer (Minister-President of Saxony), Manuela Schwesig (Minister-President of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), Dietmar Woidke (Minister-President of Brandenburg), Reiner Haseloff (Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt), Bettina Stark-Watzinger (Federal Minister of Education and Research), Florian Graf (Head of the Berlin Senate Chancellery) and Malte Krückels (Representative of the Free State of Thuringia to the Federal Government). Picture: HZB / M. Setzpfandt
Partner News: CARE-O-SENE at special conference for East German Minister Presidents
On 19 October, CARE-O-SENE project partner Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) hosted a special conference for East German
prime ministers. Guests included Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for eastern Germany Carsten Schneider, Saxony's Minister President Michael Kretschmer, and the other heads of government of the eastern German states. The conference focused on topics such as funding of research and technology, development of cutting-edge technologies in eastern Germany and vocational education and training. Not only did the guests gain insight into the innovative research at HZB. Our consortium partner also had the opportunity to present the German-South African research project CARE-O-SENE in detail. The attendees learnt more about the goals and latest milestones of the project,which aims to enable the production of green kerosene on a large scale.