Perspectives Programme "Plus 3" for independent young group leaders

With its perspectives programme, the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation wishes to give outstanding young group leaders in the fields of medicine, biology and chemistry the chance to sharpen their reseach profile and gain suitable career opportunities. The initiative also seeks to provide impulses for the improvement of basic medical research in Germany.

Extent of support
Candidates can submit an application for between 200,000 and 300,000 € annually for up to three years to conduct their research. The support not only covers the salary for the scientist's own position but also includes personnel expenses for a post-doctoral researcher and/or two post-graduate students, a technical assistant, as well as equipment, consumables, and travel allowances.

A decision about the acceptance into the programme is taken by the Executive Committe of the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and is based on the recommendations of the foundation's scientific board of advisors as well as external peer-reviews.


The application deadlines for 2017 are March 15th and September 15th (date as per postmark).

For your applications to be considered for approval, it must be submitted to the following address:

Boehringer Ingelheim Stiftung
Schusterstrasse 46-48
55116 Mainz

Detailed information on the application can be downloaded here. Please add the signed privacy policy form to your application.