Ingenium Support Package

The Ingenium support package offers financial support for networking and mobility of postdocs at the TU Darmstadt.

Financial Support

The support package offers financial aid for the following purposes:

Area of support Form of support Eligible expenses Amount (max.)
Formation of research groups or networks Financial support for the formation and preparation of cross-university and interdisciplinary research groups and networks Staff appropriations for student assistants; material ressources for consumables, travels and participation in research groups and networks (excluding conference participation) 1.000€
Organisation of conferences Financial support for the organisation of conferences (the conference must either be organised by a postdoc or explicitly address early career researchers) Staff appropriations for student assistants; material ressources for consumables 1.500€
Family Support Financial support for postdocs reconciling family and research during research activities like conferences, research stays Expenses for (child) care or travel expenses (for children, babysitter) 50% of estimated extra costs; max. 1.000 €
Special teaching and research purposes Financial support for special teaching and research situations, such as the preparation of publications, the organisation of special teaching formats, etc. Staff appropriations for student assistants; printing costs 1.000€

Who can apply?

You can apply for funding if you are:

  • a postdoc at TU Darmstadt
  • in need of funding for special purposes regarding your postdoc phase
  • lacking other financing options

Please hand in (as one PDF file)

How we select

The selection process is organised by Ingenium and the Vice President, Research and Early Careers. Applications can be submitted at all times.

Next steps

We are looking forward to receiving your proposal electronically as one PDF file to


Funded by HMWK Studienstrukturprogramm