Grants Office

Grants Office

Finding funding for research is important for a successful career. The Grants Office will guide and support the researchers every step of the way, from the first project idea through the entire project lifecycle.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Identification of the most promising funding schemes for each career stage
  • Advice and administrative support during the application phase
  • Support in contract negotiations with the funding agency
  • Financial and administrative management during project implementation

Contact us! We will be happy to advice and help you.

Recent Awards and Honors

<span><span><span>Gilles Laurent awarded prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for research on cephalopod camouflage</span></span></span>

Gilles Laurent, director at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, has been awarded a 2.5 million Euro European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant to study cephalopod camouflage. more

Leibniz Prize for Moritz Helmstaedter

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research Director Moritz Helmstaedter is honoured with the most important German research prize more

Erin Schuman elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research director and Brain Prize winner Erin Schuman has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.         more

Erin Schuman is awarded the Brain Prize 2023

Max Planck scientist receives the world’s top prize in neuroscience together with two other researchers

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Header photo: HG Esch.

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