Research institutions by subjects
Institutions that carry out or support a project can be found in this section structured by subjects. In addition, there is a classification by funding: government funding, funding by private enterprises or non-governmental organizations such as associations or foundations.
Federal research institutions
An overview of institutions funded by the Federal Government of Germany that carry out or support research projects in agricultural and nutritional sciences.
Research institutions of the Bundeslaender
An overview of institutions funded by one or more federal states (Länder) which carry out or support research projects in agricultural and nutritional sciences. The overview is structured according to federal states.
International research institutions
An overview of institutions outside Germany that carry out or support research projects in agricultural and nutritional sciences. The overview is structured according to continents and nations.
Teaching and research institutions
Teaching and research institutions carry out practical tests for their respective region and also in a network across Germany. For example, they test cereal varieties for their cultivation areas as well as different feed rations for cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. They also offer good opportunities for education and training in agriculture.
Networks are associations of various research facilities that deal with scientific questions concerning a specific subject or research object. Here you will find an overview of the networks in the area of agricultural sciences and nutrition research:
Project management agencies
The Project Management Agencies coordinate the correct allocation of funds to the science on funding programmes. They have a mediating role between the funding institutions and the scientific community.
Funding institutions are the ministries at national, as well as regional level (Länder). Similarly, European Union institutions, foundations, associations and companies which support research by means of public and private funds can functions as funding institutions.