Bayer Foundation will provide EUR 40,000 per year over the next three years to support digital learning by children and young people in the natural sciences through the “Wuppertal Junior University for the Bergisches Land region”
Enabling Young African Scientists to Become Scientific Leaders in Their Community
The Bayer Foundation will extend its existing cooperation with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH), now making research grants available in Germany for doctoral students from across sub-Saharan Africa. PhD fellowships and a research hub in sub-Saharan Africa will further enhance the partnership and facilitate the development of the next generation of scientific leaders within their communities.
Bayer Foundation is uniquely positioned at the interface between science and social innovation - two of the key drivers when it comes to reaching a World with Health for All and Hunger for None. The Foundation’s first Report, sheds a light on our work and key achievements.
For the first time, Bayer Foundation is launching a Women Empowerment Award. With this award, Bayer Foundation wants to empower women as key change makers and help female entrepreneurs generate social impact in Sub-Saharan Africa.
On 17 February 2021, in a virtual ceremony, the Bayer Foundation will present five outstanding scientists with the 2020 Awards: The “Early Excellence in Science Awards” honor four talented young scientists, Julia Mahamid, Marinka Zitnik, Nicolai Franzmeier and Josep Cornellà. The internationally renowned Otto Bayer Award goes to Ruth Ley.