concentris also supports German national projects.
National research funding in Germany comprises a wide range of programmes and initiatives aimed at supporting and promoting scientific research in Germany. In 2021, the budget for research and development in Germany totaled approximately 118 billion euros, according to the German Federal Statistical Office.
Research funding in Germany is very diverse and is not exclusively financed by public funds, but also includes private investments from companies and foundations as well as collaborations with international partners and organisations.
With its extensive experience, concentris actively assists you on how to find a suitable call in the wide range of research funding organisations in Germany, how to apply for funding and how to implement your project.
A selection of the most important research funding organisations in Germany:
German Research Foundation (DFG)
The DFG is the largest research funding organisation in Germany and supports projects in all scientific disciplines.
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
The BMBF funds projects and programmes in areas such as basic research, applied research and technological innovation.
The Volkswagen Foundation funds various research projects in the natural sciences and humanities.
Fritz Thyssen Stiftung
The foundation funds research projects in the fields of history, language, culture, government, economics, society, medicine and the natural sciences.