CZS Wildcard: Programme to encourage unconventional ideas

With this call for proposals, the Carl Zeiss Foundation is enabling interdisciplinary research groups to pursue a shared idea over a period of two years. The scientists who are involved are given maximum freedom.

Detailed information:

Focus topic: STEM
Programme: CZS Wildcard
Target groups: Junior research group leaders
Funding budget: 750.000 €
Full proposal deadline: 16.05.2022

Funding period

The funding period is two years. The earliest possible project start date is 1 November 2022 and the project must start no later than 1 January 2023. 

Administration Point

Dr. Karla Hillerich

Program Manager

Phone: +49 (0) 711 162 213 – 21