Research grants of Max Buchner Research Foundation
Approximately 15 scholarships from the Max Buchner Research Foundation are awarded annually. Research is funded in the fields of chemical engineering, process engineering and biotechnology as well as related research areas in which a new, innovative topic is taken up or a new methodical approach is pursued to solve an existing problem. Applications from younger colleagues and applications with a strong interdisciplinary character are given high priority. Exploratory work to prepare applications to the DFG and other funding organizations is also funded. The funding amount is € 10,000 per project).
Habilitation candidates, junior professors, university lecturers, as well as department and group leaders at non-university research institutions are eligible to apply up to eight years after the end of the doctorate. This period can be extended up to ten years if parental leave has been taken.