Source: Jean Ferox; Anna Uffmann; Anju Peter; Piero Bellanova; IIT Madras; Panjak Kumar; Kishor Bathi; Jacqueline Duwe


Who we are

The Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) conducts research on current sustainability challenges and disseminates the knowledge thus generated. In order to achieve that, IGCS offers funding opportunities for individual research exchange between junior and senior researchers from both Germany and India. Another focus of IGCS is knowledge transfer through Summer and Winter Schools carried out in both countries. IGCS premises are located at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, India.

India and Germany are committed to promote and implement sustainability. The essence of sustainability is a stable relationship between human activities and the natural world. There is an evident need for further, coherent reform towards full integration of sustainability and environmental concerns in mainstream socio-techno-economic development, especially in securing and protecting our resources such as water and energy, and in infrastructure development considering land use and waste management.

With its vast network of scientists and practitioners and its activities, IGCS is a source of inspiration and skills, conceptual models and standards, as well as best-practice examples for proactive transformation. It offers highly esteemed human capital and solutions for various global challenges affecting India, Germany and other countries.

News

IGCS Podcast Series Episode 1 and 2

The first two episodes of the IGCS podcast series is now available to listen to…

IGCS-motan Workshop Application Deadline

The application deadline for IGCS-motan Workshop is today. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a…

Application Deadline Extensions

The IGCS Team has decided to extend the deadlines for our two upcoming events- 1.…

Announcements

IGCS-motan Workshop Application Deadline

The application deadline for IGCS-motan Workshop is today. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a…

Winter School 2022

Winter School 2022 Sustainable Waste Management for a Circular Economy Date: 21 February to 04…

IGCS-motan Workshop

#sustainabilitychallenge – Taking a step further towards sustainability Your ideas are too good to be…
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December 1st
IGCS
The first two episodes of the IGCS podcast series is now available to listen to on our Media Center. The link is stated below:
https://www.igcs-chennai.org/igcs-media-center/igcs-podcast/

Join us as we take you through the key working areas of IGCS, the challenges we strive to overcome and our recent success stories.

The first two episodes of the IGCS podcast series is now available to listen to on our Media Center. The link is stated below:
www.igcs-chennai.org/igcs-media-center/igcs-podcast/

Join us as we take you through the key working areas of IGCS, the challenges we strive to overcome and our recent success stories.
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November 29th
IGCS
The deadline for the IGCS Winter School 2022 application is fast approaching- 3rd December 2022!
Dont miss the opportunity to be a part of our funded workshops and interdisciplinary lectures on Sustainability.

The deadline for the IGCS Winter School 2022 application is fast approaching- 3rd December 2022!
Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of our funded workshops and interdisciplinary lectures on Sustainability.
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November 24th
IGCS
A reminder that the application deadline for our upcoming Winter School 2022 is open until 3rd December 2021.

A reminder that the application deadline for our upcoming Winter School 2022 is open until 3rd December 2021.Application for Winter School 2022 now OPEN!

We are delighted to announce our next iteration of the Winter School on the topic:

Sustainable Waste Management for a Circular Economy

Date: 21 February to 04 March 2022

The application now opens from 19. October 2021 – 03. December 2021 7 PM CET/11:30 PM IST.
For application follow the link below:
rwthaachen.moveon4.de/locallogin/5c519636d97e90cb538b4570/eng

Interested students can look forward to:

1. Develop a fundamental and holistic understanding of the different waste-to-value processes.

2. Evaluate different technologies for resource, materials and energy recovery from wastes from a sustainability and environmental viewpoint.

3. Propose innovative and circular solutions to practical waste management problems.

For more information, visit our website:
www.igcs-chennai.org/teaching-2/igcs-winter-school/
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November 22nd
IGCS
The application deadline for IGCS-motan Workshop is today.

Dont miss the opportunity to be a part of #sustainabilitychallenge.

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The application deadline for IGCS-motan Workshop is today.

Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of #sustainabilitychallenge.

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