Funding Advice

Members of Wismar University of Applied Sciences can get advice on all phases of research and innovation projects, from the research idea to its exploitation. In particular, you will find information on support options for applying for funding.

State and Federal Funding

On behalf of Wismar University of Applied Sciences, its subsidiary Forschungs-GmbH Wismar (FGW) provides advice on all aspects of funding, with a focus on state and federal funding. You can receive support in researching relevant funding programs, preparing documents for applications, and also in questions about guidelines, manuals, program documents, and tender texts. You will also receive practical help with project structuring and deadline management in the application phase. In addition, you will receive support with budgeting, especially the calculation of personnel costs, as well as clarification of formal legal questions regarding contracts in coordination with the university's legal department.

Your contact person is Mr Jürgen Sawatzki, manager of the Forschungs-GmbH Wismar (FGW).

EU Funding

Advice on funding instruments for European education and research cooperation as well as information on current international funding announcements can be obtained from our Robert Schmidt Institute. The university's European Funding Advisor supports our scientists in the strategic planning, preparation and submission of funding applications in accordance with EU guidelines. You will receive advice on all phases of third-party funding acquisition:

  • Selection of suitable funding programmes
  • Conception and preparation of application documents
  • Arranging contacts
  • Setting up international consortia
  • Communication with funding bodies and national contact points

Your contact person is Ms Evgenia Mahler, European Funding Advisor.

University-Internal Research Funding

On 1st of October of each year, professors at Wismar University of Applied Sciences, as well as doctoral students and research assistants supervised by them, can apply for funding within the framework of the university's internal research funding. This funding is aimed in particular at initiating further projects. The Technology and Innovation Consultant at Wismar University of Applied Sciences will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the internal university research funding.

The other tasks of the Technology and Innovation Consultant are listed in detail on the personal page.

The current application conditions and forms are available on the German page.

Your contact person is Paul Wölk, Technology and Innovation Consultant.

Forschungs-GmbH Wismar

European Funding Services