The Max Buchner Research Foundation was established in 1936 and was named after the founder of DECHEMA. This was the basis for the active research promotion of DECHEMA through their committees in the fields of chemical engineering, process engineering, biotechnology and environmental protection.
The approved non-profit foundation is honorarily administrated by DECHEMA e.V.
The foundation supports research through the award of scholarships. The results of the funded work are available to the general public. From 2003 onwards, the short reports (in German and partly English) on completed work incl. abstracts are available here (page in German).
The foundation is supported by donations of exhibitors and visitors of the ACHEMA. Since 1936 the Max Buchner Research Foundation has awarded more than 3750 scholarships in the amount of around 12,5 million Euros.
Donations to the account of the Max Buchner Research Foundation are always welcome (Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main, IBAN: DE11 5008 0000 0090 6669 00).