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Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany Call for Science-Based Discussion on Animal and Non-Animal Approaches in Research

(23.05.23) On the occasion of a European Parliament’s ENVI Committee hearing on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) ‘Save cruelty-free cosmetics – Commit to a Europe without animal testing’ on 25 May 2023, the German Alliance of Science Organisations has underlined that the complementarity of research methods is indispensable for scientific progress. Interner Linkmore

CURRENT STATEMENT DFG Welcomes EU Council Conclusions on Scholarly Publishing

(23.05.23) The DFG has welcomed the Council Conclusions on Scholarly Publishing adopted by the Competitiveness Council of the European Union and commented on them in detail in a current statement. From the DFG's point of view, the conclusions contain a series of trend-setting recommendations based on quality, open access and sustainable funding. Interner Linkmore

EUROPA PRIZE 2023 DFG Presents Awards to Selected Jugend forscht Winners

(22.05.23) The DFG has awarded its Europa Prize to three teams who were successful in the national Jugend forscht competition. They received the distinction at the Jugend forscht finals Bremen on 21 May 2023 in addition to their other awards. The aim is to prepare the winners for the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Brussels in September. Interner Linkmore

Eleven New Collaborative Research Centres

The new networks will be funded for an initial period of three years and nine months from 1 October 2023. 20 other CRCs have had their funding extended for an additional period. Interner Linkmore

Eleven new Research Training Groups

From autumn the new Research Training Groups will receive total funding of approximately €76 million over an initial period of five years. Interner Linkmore

DFG supports plans for legislation on research data

The DFG has now issued a statement which systematically summarises all the scientific positions on this issue and classified these into legal, organisational and infrastructural aspects. Interner Linkmore

Individual Grants Programmes

Step by step through the DFG grant process: In our How-to-guide you find clearly information on individual funding, a programme comparison, a checklist, helpful tips and pointers. Interner Linkmore

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Video: From proposal to decision

Find out about the bodies that make funding decisions. Externer Linkmore

FAQs on submitting proposals to funding programmes

The FAQs were compiled to assist prospective applicants in submitting proposals to the DFG. They provide information on various DFG funding programmes and serve to complement existing guidelines and instructions. Interner Linkmore

Impacts of Covid 19

All updates and information for and about funded research projects related to the coronavirus pandemic: For applicants, reviewers, committee members and interested. Interner Linkmore

Russian Attack on Ukraine

Here you can find all DFG publications on the impact on funding activities as well as on offers of support for refugees. Interner Linkmore