24.2.16 | On March 15, the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology held an information day for PhD students and postdocs to find out more about different funding opportunities for their further careers. Securing third-party funds is one of the main pillars for scientists to plan their careers. For young post docs and PhD students if is a chance to realise the scientific ideas. There is wide range of research funding focusing on basic research, different disciplines, applied research or research dealing with specific societal problems.

The ZMT invited representatives of German and European research funding organisations to give an overview of their funding opportunities and the prerequisites. Funding lines and programmes of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the European Union (EU), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) will be presented.

The information day adressed scientists form the ZMT and other non-university institutes in the state of Bremen. It was a great chance for postdocs and PhD students to find out more about the different funding opportunities on offer and to get in touch with the representatives of the above-mentioned organisations. The talks were held in English.
Research Funding Day

Date: March 15, 2016
Time: 10 am – 15:30 pm
Location: Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), large seminar room

Programme for download: ResearchFundingInformationDay_Agenda.pdf