In the current year, these funding schemes will start
• start-up funding of collaborative research networks
• start-up funding from the Research Training Group
• funding of junior college of art colleges
• funding of individual scientific and artistic projects
• support for setting up international research collaborations.
61 applications, 28 approvals
A total of 61 competition entries were received by the Hamburg Ministry of Science and Research. Approval was granted to nine collaborative research networks, six projects for structured youth development (research training) and four individual artistic projects. Nine smaller individual actions to build international research collaborations will also receive public funding.
The research projects cover a variety of topics and subjects, ranging from neuroscience to urban planning, engineering, social science and historical research. Also, several artistic projects that combine scientific research and artistic expression will also receive funds.
For the funding of these projects, more than 16 million euro have been allocated in the city-state’s budget. Amounting to approximately 400,000 euro for each research project, and 300,000 euro for each graduate programme, funds are granted for a period of three years. The individual scientific and artistic projects will be funded with up to 60,000 euro per year.