Federal and state (public) research funds
Federal and state (public) research funds are either channelled through short-term project
support or medium and long term institutional support. Project support is granted within
the frame of larger framework programmes (e.g. The BÖLN programme of the BMEL, or
the FONA programme of the BMBF) and administered by Project Management Agencies.
Institutional support is granted to departmental and other public research institutions (such
as the Leibniz Association) for – among others – infrastructure and direct costs (Paul et