With our operational work, in our networks and with cooperation partners, we face the current challenges of our society.

Young people are often a topic of conversation but not the interlocutors. We give the perspectives of the young generation a stage.

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Every autumn, Code Week offers a colourful programme of hands-on activities around tinkering and programming - all over Europe.

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About feminist challenges of today and visions for tomorrow. We discuss with women who are advancing feminist ideas in science, the media and the world of work

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Parents are faced with the task of guiding their children in a world that is changing at breakneck speed and becoming increasingly complex. With our annual representative parent survey, we want to make their concerns, wishes and ideas visible and help ensure that they are heard.

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Ask a Scientist provides a stage for scientific research. On several occasions throughout the year, Körber-Stiftung invites scientists in areas ranging from outer space to the deep sea to present and discuss their current research with the public. With the aim of making complex research topics and findings accessible and answering questions about theory and practice, the event series is directed towards, but not limited to, a younger audience. Ask a Scientist is moderated by science journalist and television presenter Johannes Büchs.

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Every year we present the German Thesis Award to the best of young German PhDs.

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The Global University Leaders Council Hamburg brings the presidents of leading universities from all over the world together in Hamburg. The central concern is to consciously shape the process of global university development. The Council is a joint initiative of the German Rectors’ Conference, the Körber-Stiftung and the University of Hamburg.

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Every year, Hamburg Horizons brings together top-class scientists with experts from politics, business, culture and the Hamburg public. The aim is an open exchange on topics in whose scientific study society has a special interest. The conference takes place in cooperation with the Hamburg Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) and the University of Hamburg, which uses funds from the Excellence Strategy of the federal and state governments for this purpose.

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The STEMforum is a regional network to strengthen STEM education in the Hanseatic city and metropolitan region of Hamburg. It networks more than 70 initiatives, projects and extracurricular places of learning, and supports educational practice through communication and event offers to inspire children and young people for STEM.

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The Student Research Centre (SRC) is the place in Hamburg where young people with an appetite for STEMcan experiment and do their own research. We support the Hamburg SRC to inspire young people about science and technology, and to promote talents. In joint events for teachers, we strengthen the networking of the Hamburg SRC in the school and extracurricular educational landscape.

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Gesellschaftliche Herausforderungen erfordern Taten! Bei „Her mit den guten Ideen“ zeigen Hamburger Gründer:innen ihre sozialen Innovationen für die Stadt & diskutieren mit Entscheidungsträger:innen.

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Experiments, looking at colours and shapes, perceiving the world in detail - STEM and art have all this in common. Together with the culture agents, we bring exciting projects to Hamburg schools.

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Awarded annually, the Körber European Science Prize honours a distinguished scientist actively conducting research in the fields of either Life Sciences or Physical Sciences in Europe. With prize money totalling €1,000,000, we strive to support outstanding scientists in their endeavours and promote innovative research with future promise.

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In the Körber Future Dialogue, we discuss with citizens how they want to live with new technologies. In discussion rounds and interviews, we find out what they hope for from concrete innovations and what limits they would set. We use these insights to continue the dialogue on an equal footing with a broader public.

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The Körber Start Hub offers an open arena for young entrepreneurs who want to improve society. At the Start Hub, they will find a comprehensive range of opportunities to learn together and to network and found their own social start-up.

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The NAT - Science & Technology Initiative supports STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education in Hamburg schools. Offers from science and business illustrate to pupils the practical and future relevance of maths, physics, chemistry and computer science. Laboratory days and company visits strengthen their interest in STEM. Together with partners from science and administration, we advise and promote the work of NAT.

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The STEM networking centre is the umbrella organisation for extracurricular STEM education in Germany. It supports those involved in STEM education through networking and transfer offers to make even better educational offers for children and young people, and to address broader and more diverse target groups in the process. MINTvernetzt (STEMnetworked) is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, and is implemented jointly by five partners.

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The STEM Quality Initiative aims to support STEM initiatives in developing the quality of their programmes, and in this way to make STEM education even better.

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STEM regions are regional networks to strengthen STEM education locally. With our qualification, training and networking offers, we support network coordinators in making STEM education in the regions even more effective and sustainable.

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TechnikRadar (Technology Radar) investigates what Germans think about technology. This long-term research project provides well-founded momentum for public debate on the significance, design and regulation of technical innovations.

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