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DFG Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs: SFB and SFB/TRR)

Collaborative Research Centres and Transregios with UR Spokesperson

TRR 305

Striking a moving target: From mechanisms of metastatic organ colonisation to novel systemic therapies

Spokesperson: Christoph Klein

Since 2021
Press release, 11/27/2020 (German version only)

TRR 374

TRR 374: Tubular system and interstitium of the kidney: (Patho-) physiology and crosstalk

Spokesperson: Richard Warth

Since 2019

TRR 221

TRR 221: Modulation of graft-versus-host and graft-versus-leukemia immune responses after allogeneic stem cell transplantation

Spokesperson: Wolfgang Herr

Since 2018
Press release, 11/26/2021 (German version only)

SFB 1277

Emergent Relativistic Effects in Condensed Matter: From Fundamental Aspects to Electronic Functionality

Spokesperson: Jaroslav Fabian

Since 2017
Press release, 05/26/2017 (German version only)

SFB 1085

Higher Invariants – Interactions between Arithmetic Geometry and Global Analysis

Spokesperson: Guido Kings

Since 2014
Press release, 11/25/2021 (German version only)

Transregio with UR as Co-Applicant Institution

TRR 325

Assembly Controlled Chemical Photocatalysis

Spokesperson: Thorsten Bach (Technische Universität München)

Since 2021
Press release, 05/25/2021 (German version only)

Collaborative Research Centres with UR Participation

SFB 1371

Microbiome Signatures - Functional Relevance in the Digestive Tract

Spokesperson: Dirk Haller (Technische Universität München)

Since 2019

SFB 1335

Aberrant Immune Signals in Cancer

Spokesperson: Jürgen Ruland (Technische Universität München) 

Since 2018

SFB 1119

CROSSING - Cryptography-Based Security Solutions: Enabling Trust in New and Next Generation Computing Environments

Spokesperson: Marc Fischlin (Technische Universität Darmstadt)    

Since 2014

SFB 924

Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Yield and Yield Stability in Plants

Spokesperson: Claus Schwechheimer (Technische Universität München)  

Since 2011

DFG Research Training Groups (RTGs: GRK)

Research Training Groups with UR Spokesperson

GRK 2905

Ultrafast nanoscopy - from single particle dynamics to cooperative processes

Spokesperson: Rupert Huber   

Starting 2024

Press release, 8/11/2023

GRK 2620

Ion Pair Effects in Molecular Reactivity

Spokesperson: Ruth Gschwind    

Since 2021

GRK 2337

Pre-modern Metropolitansim

Spokesperson: Jörg Oberste

Since 2017

GRK 2174

Neurobiology of Social and Emotional Dysfunctions

Spokesperson: Inga Neumann    

Since 2017

Research Training Groups with UR as Co-Applicant Institution

GRK 2339

IntComSin: Interfaces, Complex Structures, and Singular Limits in Continuum Mechanics - Analysis and Numerics

Spokesperson: Günther Grün (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg)    

Since 2018

DFG Priority Programs (PPs: SPP)

Priority Programs with UR Spokesperson

SPP 2256

Variational Methods for Predicting Complex Phenomena in Engineering Structures and Materials

Spokesperson: Georg Dolzmann    

Since 2020

DFG Research Units (FOR)

Research Units with UR Spokesperson

FOR 5424

Modulation of olfaction: how recurrent circuits govern state-dependent behaviour

Spokesperson: Veronica Egger

Since 2021
Press release, 07/04/2022 (German version only)

FOR 5235

Cereal Stem Cell Systems (CSCS): Establishment, Maintenance and Termination

Spokesperson: Thomas Dresselhaus

Since 2021
Press release, 09/30/2021 (German version only)

FOR 2926

Next generation Perturbative QCD for Hadron Structure: Preparing for Electron-Ion Collider

Spokesperson: Vladimir Braun

Since 2019

FOR 2858

Role of translocator protein (18 kDa) (TSPO) as a diagnostic and therapeutic target in the nervous system

Spokesperson: Rainer Rupprecht

Since 2019
Press release, 07/10/2019 (German version only)

FOR 2770

Beyond Canon_: Heterotopias of Religious Authority in Ancient Christianity

Spokesperson: Tobias Nicklas    

Since 2018

FOR 2407

Exploring Articular Cartilage and Subchondral Bone Degeneration and Regeneration in Osteoarthritis (ExCarBon)

Spokesperson: Susanne Grässel    

Since 2016

Research Units with UR Participation

FOR 5098

Innovation and Coevolution in Plant Sexual Reproduction – ICIPS

Spokesperson: Annette Becker (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)    

Since 2021

FOR 5242

Proximity-induced correlation effects in low dimensional systems

Spokesperson: Chistoph Tegenkamp (Technische Universität Chemnitz)  

Since 2021

FOR 2733

Transformation of Sacred Space: Function and Use of Religious Places in Germany

Spokesperson: Albert Gerhards (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)    

Since 2019

FOR 3013

Vector- and Tensor-Valued Surface PDEs

Spokesperson: Axel Voigt (Technische Universität Dresden)    

Since 2019

FOR 2959

Health literacy in early childhood allergy prevention: parental competencies and public health context in a shifting evidence landscape (HELICAP)

Spokesperson: Christian Apfelbacher  (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)    

Since 2019

FOR 2518

Functional dynamics of ion channels and transporters – DynIon

Spokesperson: Klaus Benndorf (Universität Jena)    

Since 2017


  • German National Cohort (NAKO Gesundheitsstudie/NAKO), Prof. Dr. Michael Leitzmann
    Funding amount: 3.4 Mio €
    Duration: 3rd funding phase 01.05.2023 - 30.04.2028

  • Research Unit „Kultur und Erinnerung. Heimatvertriebene und Aussiedler in Bayern“ of the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) and the Chair of History of Southeast and Eastern Europe at Universität Regensburg
    inanced by the Free State of Bavaria
    Duration 2022 until 2025
    Webseite of the research unit on the IOS-homepage

  • Funding commitment for Southeast European Studies
    funded by the Volkswagen Foundation within the framework of the program "Weltwissen - Strukturelle Förderung Kleiner Fächer"
    Ger Duijzings (Chair of History of Southeast and Eastern Europe)
    Duration 01.05.2022 - 30.04.2029
    Press release from February 3, 2022 (German version)

  • „Poetiken der Industrielandschaft: Donbass und Oberschlesien im Vergleich“
    funded by the BMBF within the framework of a joint project
    Oleksandr Zabirko and Alina Strzempa (Chair of Slavic Literature and Cultural Studies)
    Duration 01.02.2022 - 31.01.2026
    Press release from January 19, 2022

  • Doctoral program „Chemische Katalyse mit photonischem oder elektrischem Energieeintrag“
    funded by the Elitenetzwerk Bayern
    Oliver Reiser
    Duration 01.01.2022 - 31.12.2025
    Press release from December 23, 2021

  • Doctoral program „RNA med - Future Leaders in RNA-based Medicine“
    funded by the Elitenetzwerk Bayern
    in cooperation with TU München and LMU München, directed by Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
    Duration 01.01.2022 - 31.12.2025
    Press release from December 23, 2021

  •  „INSIST“ (INduStrial IoT Security Operations CenTer)
    funded by the funding line „Digitalisierung“ of Bayerisches Verbundsforschungsprogramm (BayVFP)
    Günther Pernul
    Press release from November 2, 2021

  • "FALKO-PV – Fachspezifische Lehrkraftkompetenzen – Prädiktive Validierung von Professionswissenstests für Lehrkräfte in sechs Unterrichtsfächern"
    funded by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) under the framework program "Empirische Bildungsforschung"
    Alfred Lindl
    Duration: 01.06.2021 - 31.05.2026
    Project Homepage

  • "DEVISE – Datenqualitätsmanagement zur Verbesserung der Informationssicherheit“
    funded by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) within the framework of its funding priority „Ökonomische Aspekte von IT-Sicherheit und Privatheit“
    Günther Pernul
    Duration: 01.04.2021 – 31.03.2024
    Press release from April 19, 2021

  • „HIVacToGC“ - interdisciplinary research project for new approaches to the prevention and treatment of HIV infection;
    funded by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) within the framework of its funding program „Gezielter Wirkstofftransport“
    Ralf Wagner
    Duration: 01.03.2021- 29.02.2024
    Press release from March 30, 2021

  • „Regulatory Instruments in the Real World“
    Research project on the steering function of law; investigation and comparison of different regulatory instruments with recourse to established methods of empirical social research
    funded by the Volkswagen Foundation
    Alexander Hellgart
    Duration: 2021 - 2028
    Press release from March 26, 2021
  • "Charakterisierung von Qubits und Quantenprozessoren" - Subproject at UR in the project network "Halbleiter-Quantenprozessor mit shuttlingbasierter skalierbarer Architektur" (QUASAR);
    Promoted within the framework of the funding program "Quantenprozessoren und Technologien für Quantencomputer" of the BMBF
    Duration: 01.02.2021 - 31.01.2025
    Press release from February 16, 2021
  • "VIROFIGHT - General-purpose virus-neutralizing engulfing shells with modular target-specificity"
    Funded by the European Union
    Duration: June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2024
  • "Screening of inFlammation to enable personalized Medicine" (SciFiMed), Funded by the European Union
    Diana Pauly
    Duration 01.10.2020 to 30.09.2024
    more information on the homepage of the European Commission
  • Collaborative project "Entwicklung von nanotechnologiebasierten neuartigen Schnelltests für den Nachweis von Covid-19-Immunität – POCT-NeutCov"
    funded by the Bayerische Forschungsstiftung
    Antje Baeumner
    Press release from November 2, 2020
  • Research network bayresq.net, funded by Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst
    Project „Metabodefense“ Jonathan Jantsch, Katja Dettmer-Wilde, Rainer Spang)
    Project „Immunkontrollpunkte kommensaler Bakterien“ (André Gessner, Markus Feuerer, Uwe Ritter; Koordination durch Diana Dudziak of the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
    Duration: 01.01.2020 – 31.12.2024
    Press release from January 22, 2020
  • KOLEG2 - Kooperative Lehrerbildung Gestalten 2, gefördert durch die "Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung" funded by BMBF
    Duration: June 2015 to December 2023
  • Joint project "Wildpflanzenschutz Deutschland II"
    funded by Bundesamt für Naturschutz
    Peter Poschlod
    Duration: 15.07.2018 - 14.07.2023

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