MIT-Germany FAU Seed Fund

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Das Massachussetts Institute of Technology ist Kooperationspartner der FAU. (Bild: MIT/Paul Joseph)


MIT-Germany – FAU Seed Fund

Launched in 2018, the fund provides faculty and research scientists at MIT and the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) the opportunity to jointly apply for seed grants. The maximum award is $35,000. Open to all disciplines, priority will be given to projects that:

  • propose a balanced exchange between MIT and FAU participants
  • involve students in the project
  • demonstrate complementarity between the teams

Finding an MIT Collaborator

Need help finding an MIT professor or researcher to collaborate with? Browse MIT research centers, labs, and programs here: The MIT-Germany team is happy to help identify potential collaborators and make introductions to MIT faculty. Please contact Managing Director Justin Leahey (