States take over financing for the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research after 2024
Science ministers of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia signed a Memorandum of Understanding today in Leipzig
Joint media release by the State Ministries Saxony, Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt:
From October 2024, the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig is to be funded primarily by the states of Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia and Saxony. Today, Saxony’s Science Minister Dr Eva-Maria Stange and the Science Ministers of Saxony-Anhalt, Prof Dr Armin Willingmann, and Thuringia, Wolfgang Tiefensee, signed a corresponding declaration in Leipzig. The funding is to amount to 12.5 million euros per year, with additional federal funding being strived for. Since its foundation in 2012, iDiv has been primarily funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). This funding will expire in 2024 after the third funding phase, which iDiv is currently applying for.
This media release is only available in German.