Applying for public funding is an attractive option for financing extensive research and development projects at the university or in cooperation with external partners. Corresponding framework conditions are explicitly specified by the funding body and can vary greatly. The Research, Development and Transfer Department will be happy to help you find the right funding programme for you or a professional contact. Before applying for public funding, you should always consult with the Research, Development and Transfer Department at an early stage in order to ensure a smooth and timely procedure.
The information and selected links provided below will give you an initial overview of the various national funding institutions and their diverse programmes.
You contact persons in the Research, Development and Transfer Department are:
Sophia Schaldach (Federal Government/State Government)
Jan Steinau (EU/EFRE)
If you have any questions about EU research funding, please contact the staff of the EU Office for University Education in the Hanover region. You can find more information at the following address:
EU Office for University Education Hanover
Current calls for proposals for science (except for specific calls exclusively for universities of applied sciences), which are compiled jointly by the Department of Research and EU University Office, Technology Transfer of Leibniz Universität Hannover (Leibniz University Hanover) and the Research Service and EU University Office of Technische Universität Braunschweig (Technical University Braunschweig) can be found
There you can also subscribe to the corresponding newsletter "Förderinfo".