Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation
From research to application

Promoting research and innovation

We offer scientists of the MPG select programs for the further development and incubation of research results as well as the promotion of innovative spirit.

We advise you on the funding instruments and choose the most suitable support instrument for the project together with you. Some of these programs have been developed jointly by our team.

Early exploitation ideas

GO-Bio initial

With its new funding opportunity “GO-Bio initial” the German ministry of research and education (BMBF) supports the identification and advancement of early research ideas with recognizable potential for innovation in the life sciences. Max Planck Innovation offers specific support and advice.


Incubation of inventions

Lead Discovery Center

The aim of the LDC is to transform promising research projects professionally into the development of innovative medicines and better utilize the potential of excellent fundamental research in the search for new therapies for diseases with high medical need.


Research financing

TT translational funding

The technology transfer translational fund finances the further validation and development of early inventions. It is primarily meant to establish a basis for better commercialization opportunities. The funds are requested directly via Max Planck Innovation.


Establishing innovation potential

VIP+ program

The routes from research to market can be made shorter and faster. The BMBF funding measure “Validation of the technological and social innovation potential of scientific research - VIP+” is applied here.


Research financing

Funding database

Here you can find an overview of other funding programs by the government, which we can advise you about.