Meet the brilliant young researchers who are breaking boundaries as part of Bayer Foundation's 2022 cohort of scientific fellowship awardees. Find out more about their cutting-edge projects in Drug Discovery, Agriculture and Medical Sciences!
“Network, network, network!” With this mantra in mind, Bayer Foundation held its second edition of the Social Innovation Day 2022 in Berlin. Two days packed with presentations, discussions and opportunities for exchange awaited the guests. Participants ranged from social investors to funders, and from startups to large non-profits.
Prof. Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker tells Sophie Fessl about his journey from ETH Zürich and the ground-breaking synthesis of vitamin B12, to the armored glass windows at the Genezentrum, Munich. “The risk was worth it. Wherever we look, life has improved.”
Offering life-saving ambulance services for Kenyans country-wide
Winner of the Bayer Foundation’s Women Empowerment Award Caitlin Dolkart is the co-founder of Flare, a subscription-based emergency-response platform, ensuring life-saving ambulance services for Kenyans all over the country.
Who Owns Science? Bayer Foundation at Berlin Science Week 2021
On November 5th & 6th 2021, we were really happy to be part of a memorable Berlin Science Week hosted by Falling Walls Foundation in which we got to interact with the general public, meet our fantastic partners, and host a really insightful panel discussion on Who Owns Science?
Offering sex education for Nigerian youth through a private app
Talking about sex is considered a taboo in most communities across Nigeria, West Africa. This makes it hard for young people to get proper and judgmental-free sexual health education. Morenike Fajemisin, who is the founder and CEO of Whispa Health—a Nigerian startup focused on sexual and reproductive health, is ready to break that taboo.