Heineman Project Grants

The project grants for young Scientists working in the field of biological and biomedical research are funded by the Minna-James-Heineman-Stiftung and administered by the Minerva-Stiftung.

Programme Information

The Minna-James-Heineman-Stiftung allocates two research grants to young, highly qualified and talented scientists in the areas of biology, medicine and biomedical Research at Max Planck Institutes and the Weizmann Institute of Science. The grants are devoted to strengthening German-Israeli cooperation in general and specifically between Max Planck Institutes and the Weizmann Institute of Science in scientifically promising and innovative research areas which are geared towards the future. The programme is managed by the Minerva Stiftung and has the objective of:

  • achieving scientific excellence and innovative research at the cutting edge of the field of bio-medicine;
  • supporting young proven scientists;
  • strengthening scientific cooperation between the Weizmann Institute of Science and Max Planck Institutes;
  • developing active research groups within the Israeli and German scientific communities as well as in an international context.

Selection criteria

Candidates for the grant will be selected on unique research topics which are of mutual interest.

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