V C - Research Promotion Section
Welcome to the Research Promotion Section (VC)
Develop projects | Submit applications | Manage third-party funds

Services and contact persons

Scientist looks at a bio-printed part of a liver model © Philipp Arnoldt


The Research service area supports the development of new research projects with academic services. We advise on applications with detailed knowledge of the funding landscape and manage all public third-party funded projects for you, with the exception of EU funding.

Open register shelf © Philipp Arnoldt

Topics A-Z

Are you specifically looking for a template for a contract for work and labour, for example, or a calculation aid for personnel costs? In the A-Z list you will find a collection of templates, tip sheets and links that will help you with all your questions about third-party funded projects and beyond.

© Philipp Arnoldt

About us

More than 40 people are employed in the Research Promotion Section, divided into four teams:
- Team 1: Research Support
- Team 2: DFG and Einstein Foundation
- Team 3: BMBF and other public funding agencies
- Data Management and Reports Unit

© Annette Koroll FOTOS

Head of Section

Dr Stephanie Christmann-Budian has been Head of the Research Promotion Section since 2020. She has many years of experience in third-party funding as well as science and innovation research. Previously, she worked for 20+ years in various funding organisations (VDI/VDE-IT, DFG, DAAD) and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI).