Financial Support

European Research Council (ERC)

Starting Grant (Consolidator Phase): "Light-controlled and Light-driven Molecular Action (Light4Function)"

European Union (EU) / Horizon 2020

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN)
"Integrated self-assembled SWITCHable systems and materials: towards responsive organic electronics (iSwitch)"

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Collaborative Research Center SFB 951 "HIOS"
Project A3: "Covalent and non-covalent assembly of conjugated molecular building blocks at semiconductor surfaces"
Project Z1: "Custom-synthesis of conjugated organic molecules"

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Collaborative Research Center SFB 658 "Molecular Switches at Surfaces"
Project B8: "Switch Architectures for Control of Charge Transport"

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Collaborative Research Center SFB 765 "Multivalency"
Project A3: "Influence of Linker Structure on Multivalent Interactions"

Max Planck Society (MPG)

International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) "Multiscale Bio-Systems"
Project Area: Interaction of Biomolecules with Light
Principal Investigator

Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (AvH)

Postdoctoral Fellowship to Dr. Alexis Goulet-Hanssens
Postdoctoral Fellowship to Dr. Virginia Valderrey Berciano
Postdoctoral Fellowship to Dr. Dennis Chung-Yang Huang
Feodor Lynen Return Fellowship to Dr. Bernd M. Schmidt

Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)

Chemiefonds doctoral fellowship to Fabian Eisenreich

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Doctoral fellowship to Michael Kathan

Daimler and Benz Foundation

Project Support to Dr. Alexis Goulet-Hanssens

In the past our work has been supported by:

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Priority Programm SPP 1179 "Organocatalysis":
Grants HE 3675/4-1 and HE 3675/4-2 "Photoswitchable Organocatalysts",

Grant HE 3675/2-1 "Organic Nanotubes",

Center of Excellence 448 "Mesoscopically Organized Composites" (TP A14),

Graduate Study Programme 788 "Hydrogen Bonding and Hydrogen Transfer" (TP B13)

European Union (EU)

FP7 ICT FET Integrated Project: "Atomic scale and single Molecule logic gate technologies (AtMol)"

ERA Chemistry

Network "SurConFold" (Coordinator) via DFG Grant HE 3675/3-1
Partners: Prof. Paolo Samori (ISIS/ULP Strasbourg) and Prof. Jan van Esch (TU Delft)

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

FKZ: 13N10621 "Verbundprojekt: Neue Materialien für OLEDs aus Lösung (NEMO) - Teilvorhaben: Modulare Synthese neuer elektronenarmer Heterocyclen"


Helmholtz Association

Helmholtz-Energie-Allianz: "Anorganisch/organische Hybrid-Bauelemente und Techniken für die Photovoltaik und die solare Brennstofferzeugung" (TP 2)

European Science Foundation (ESF)

ESF Research Networking Programme in Physical and Engineering Sciences:  "Precision Polymer Materials (P2M)"

Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation (AvH)

Sofja Kovalevskaja-Award endowed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Postdoctoral fellowship to Dr. Sonia Castellanos Ortega

Fonds der Chemischen Industrie (FCI)

Support of fundamental chemical reasearch

Kekulé doctoral fellowship to Sebastian Hartwig
Kekulé doctoral fellowship to Marie Gille

Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes

Doctoral fellowship to Marco A. Balbo Block
Doctoral fellowship to Ragnar S. Stoll