The idea behind
Research, innovation and graduation for socio-ecological systems in motion (R4SES)The Asia-Pacific Research Area (APRA) is the third largest research and education area in the world next to Europe and North America, and its importance is rapidly growing. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has been funding projects that focus on conceptual and preparatory measures of German universities to establish joint research presences with top research facilities in APRA. The aim of the program is to support particularly the networking between German universities and APRA countries and joint contribution to boosting the innovation systems both in Germany and the partner countries for their mutual benefit.
As an APRA funding project, the R4SES has a goal to develop sustainable cooperation with leading institutions in APRA countries with the thematic focus on research, innovation and education for societies in transition.