Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves, Director, IIT Mandi visited Germany during 4-5th November 2014 to attend the 3rd Young Investigators meeting (YIM) at Hanover and to promote the collaboration between IIT Mandi and the TU9 Universities. A large number of Ph.D. scholars and postdocs of Indian origin attended the YIM that was organized by the Indian embassy in Berlin. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Erich Barke, President, Leibniz Universität Hanover inaugurated the meeting. Representatives from various IITs informed the young researchers about the opportunities available in India while there was opportunity for the youngsters to showcase their research. Professor Dr. iur. Volker Epping, Presidential designate, LUH also attended a round table meeting that was held in the office of the President, LUH.