The programme is intended to help scientists to develop prototypes from their research projects.
The programme provides fast, non-bureaucratic support for CZS endowed professors who are already receiving funding from us.
Within the framework of the ‘CZS Breakthroughs’ programme, the Carl Zeiss Foundation funds top international research from Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Thuringia.
The funding programme supports outstanding young scientists who wish to implement exciting ideas at interfaces between various STEM fields.
In the ‘CZS Transfer’ programme, the Carl Zeiss Foundation promotes outstanding research at universities of applied science.
The programme supports German universities in the international competition to attract the best minds and is implemented with the support of the German Scholars Organization.
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The establishment of a centre for model-based artificial intelligence is intended to improve the treatment of cancer. It is investigating how AI systems can support cancer research more efficiently through pre-programmed knowledge.