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.
Students enable market entry in Germany for Moringa from Mali and the Ivory Coast
The project is part of the Bayer Foundation's Action Learning Programme and the Social Impact Start-up Academy (SISTAC), which brings together master's students with social entrepreneurs from emerging sub-Saharan Africa.
White paper on obstacles and challenges for female entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa
What do 501 women from 35 different countries in sub-Saharan Africa have in common? They all applied for the 2022 Women Empowerment Award with their innovations in health and nutrition, driving change and shaping the continent's future. What else? They all face similar challenges that prevents their businesses to scale.