International Research Collaboration

Founded in 2009

Student and Staff Exchange

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The Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative

The Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI) is an independent international research partnership that effectively amalgamates the scientific and technical expertise of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (Germany) and the University of Alberta (Canada) to jointly develop solutions to key challenges in fields such as energy and the environment, ecosystem and resource informatics, and health.

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HAI Symposium 2015, Embassy of Canada to Germany,Berlin

During the past five years the Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative (HAI) has proven to be the most successful and productive German-Canadian platform for collaborative research in the fields of Energy, Environment and Health Sciences. With this in mind, both the Helmholtz...

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HAI-E&E Workshop, Berlin

On 8 September a workshop at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science (Berlin Germany) provided an opportunity for over 40 researchers to identify and refine the areas of mutual research interest for collaboration between partners from five centres in the Helmholtz...

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Post-doctoral position for HAI PhD graduate

Hannes Hofmann has just completed his PhD at the University of Alberta in Development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in Northern Alberta and accepted a 2-year post-doctoral position at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands to work on the project related...

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In my view, one of the outstanding success-stories of German-Canadian research cooperation …

Werner Wnendt

German Ambassador to Canada, Edmonton, Science Forum 2013