Travel Grants


The Max Buchner Research Foundation awards travel grants for the presentation of scientific and technical research work at scientific forums, congresses, symposia, conferences and other specialist events in the fields of chemical engineering, process engineering, biotechnology and related research areas, especially if DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. is involved in the scientific organisation of the event.

The scholarships are intended to enable young scientists to participate in relevant events. In addition, the exchange with the community as well as the presentation of current, own research work should be promoted.
Researchers at universities and non-university research institutions are eligible to apply up to eight years after completing their doctorate.

For further details on funding, please refer to the funding guidelines. Applications can be submitted in German and English.

Applications are assessed and approved on a quarterly basis.
The following deadlines apply for submission:
- 15 March of the year
- 15 June of the year
- 15 September of the year
- 10 December of the year

Applications can only be submitted for events that take place after the submission deadline for which the application is being assessed.


Until June 2023 one-year research projects were supported by the Max Buchner Research Foundation. Reports of work in the completed projects (from 2005) can be found here.
In addition, you will soon find reports on the travel grants awarded to young researchers by the Max Buchner Research Foundation since 2023.


For further information please contact:
Katja Wendler
Phone: 069 / 7564-425

Postal address:
Max Buchner Research Foundation
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main



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