The project funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of the State of Baden-Württemberg has the goal to build, support and refine the cooperation between higher academic institutions and companies in the field of bioeconomy in Baden-Württemberg.
Master students of Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences in Baden-Württemberg can apply for financial support in order to put their theoretical knowledge of the bioeconomy to use in the practical environment of small and medium-sized enterprises. The funding limit is 5.000€ per project. The maximum funding period is 6 months.
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Applications for projects in the area of utilisation of hardwood and lignocellulose as well as projects with a high innovative potential will be given priority.
Criteria for funding
Students: application is open to all master students enrolled in a University or University of Applied Sciences in Baden-Württemberg
Companies: SMEs – prioritising:Companies located in Baden-WürttembergStart-ups, small and medium-sized companies
Fields: bioeconomy, prioritising:Projects in the field of hardwood and lignocelluloseProjects with high innovative potentialIn case of marginal or similar applications, the projects Management Board will decide if the project will be funded.
An agreement between the student, the supervisor at the University or University of Applied Sciences, and the supervisor from the industry partner has to be submitted in the form of a trilateral written supervision agreement alongside the application form.
Applications submitted past the deadline will be considered.
Two information events with Q&A sessions in English and German, no registration necessary
For those who cannot attend, all the Q&As will be reported on our website