The deadline for applications in 2020 was April 15 2020.
The Schering Stiftung and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation offer start-up grants to fund promising research ideas by young scientists. Support is provided for projects in the fields of biochemical, neuroscience or immunological basic research with biomedical implications. The program is explicitly aimed at highly motivated young investigators who want to become independent researchers and pursue their own research ideas.
The Schering Stiftung and the Fritz Thyssen Foundation makes possible research projects of young scientists that cannot be realized with existing funds and resources and for which application for other funding is not possible because of a lack of preliminary research. The start-up grant thus lays the foundations for a subsequent grant application.
Schering Stiftung and Fritz Thyssen Foundation earmarked a total of EUR 120,000 for this grant program. Applicants can apply for up to EUR 60,000 per project.
The young scientist attempts to solve a long-standing but urgent question with novel methods: Are sarcomas, aggressive cancers of muscle, bone, or joints prevalent in children, driven by malignant stem cells?Learn more
The young scientist wants to detect brain-reactive B cells in patients with Multiple Sclerosis and related diseases through usage of novel methodological approaches.Learn more
The young scientist aims to identify human-derived naturally occurring peptides that boost anti-viral autophagy and that will be the basis for future development of effective, broadly active anti-viral drugs.Learn more
The young scientist prepares a framework for more accurate cell type recognition based on geometric deep learning.Learn more
These findings will set the basis for understanding of the hormone signalling mechanisms that regulate pivotal body functions and have been implicated in the pathogenesis of multiple disorders including diabetes mellitusLearn more
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