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DFG Recommends Funding for 3 NFDI Consortia With RWTH Participation

July 7th, 2022 | by
Networking and collaboration intentions of the individual NFDI consortia

The network shows the collaboration intentions between the consortia resulting from each application. The colors refer to the NFDI conference system: (1) medicine, (2) life sciences, (3) humanities and social sciences, (4) engineering and mathematics, (5) chemistry and physics.
Source: Own Illustration

New year, new luck! In the third round of calls for proposals, the DFG’s expert panel has recommended funding for several NFDI consortia. RWTH Aachen University is also high on the list this year. Find out which NFDI consortia have received a recommendation in this blog post.


Already last year, a success story could be announced: In the second round of calls, eight consortia with RWTH participation not only received a funding recommendation, but were actually funded!

The third round of calls for proposals

With regard to the third round of calls for proposals, the series of successes for RWTH Aachen University continues this year. The expert panel of the German Research Foundation (DFG) recommended funding for three consortia with RWTH participation. Accordingly, the following NFDI consortia have a chance of being funded:

In addition, the consortia NFDI4Agri (FAIRAgro), NFDI4Bioimage, NFDI4Immuno and NFDI4Memory have also received a funding recommendation.

Funding will start on January 1, 2023. The final decision on possible funding will be made by the Joint Science Conference (GWK) in November 2022. Until then, we are rooting for the consortia and keeping our fingers crossed!

Learn more

Are you interested in the individual NFDI consortia? Then take a look at our blog series, in which we present the consortia.

For more information about funding, visit the DFG website.

For questions about funding and NFDI in general, feel free to write to the ServiceDesk. The RDM team looks forward to hearing from you.

For more information on the RDM, please also visit the RWTH web pages.


Responsible for the content of this article is Arlinda Ujkani.

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