This grant is intended to provide seed funding for the establishment of a bilateral collaboration with the purpose of writing a collaborative research grant (EU programs, DFG, VolkswagenStiftung, etc.) The funding should be divided in a balanced manner between the Lower Saxony and Israeli partners, and can be used for mutual visits, as well as for performing preliminary studies/experiments. Four kick-off grants are available per year.
Award: 5,000 €, 4,000 € awarded immediately, 1,000 € after submission of the joint proposal
We have kept the application process intentionally straightforward and simple. We do not use standardized application forms; applicants are asked to submit pdf documents, including your host’s invitation or a short description of the planned research work (see Grant requirements).
All application documents can be submitted though our online portal.