Daria Martin, Schering Stiftung Projektraum



Aims and Objectives

The Ernst Schering Foundation aims to promote science and art. Our work is guided by the following four objectives:

Presenting Role Models

The Ernst Schering Foundation awards prizes to people who have made pioneering or significant contributions to science or art, with the goal of preserving and making visible their ground-breaking works.

Ernst Schering Preisträgerin Prof. Bertozzi

Crossing Boundaries

One focus of the Ernst Schering Foundation is on promoting interdisciplinary projects, in particular at the interface of science and art, with the goal of broadening horizons. The Foundation organizes discussions and symposia and supports interdisciplinary projects. It thus creates innovation and provides creative inspiration to society.

Ausstellungsprojekt Wolken-Kern-Scanner

Investing in the Future

Our future is in the minds of young people. Therefore, the Foundation supports particularly talented young scientists and artists, awards prizes for their work and encourages them to take a leading role in society.

Monika Sosnowska

Generating Enthusiasm for Science and Art

The Ernst Schering Foundation is active in the fields of cultural outreach, science communication, and the dialogue between science and society. It introduces children and youth to scientific and cultural issues and contributes to improving science education in schools. In addition, it supports the intercultural dialogue and new ways of integrating disadvantaged children and young people.

Förderprojekt Algot Storm



Organization of the Foundation


The governing bodies of the Foundation are the Foundation Council and the Board of Directors.

Foundation Council

The Foundation Council has policy-making powers and decides on the allocation of the Foundation's funds.


Scientific Committee

To advise the Foundation Council on scientific matters, a Scientific Committee was established in the spring of 2005.


Board of Directors

Day-to-day business is conducted by the directors of the Foundation.


Staff Members



The Ernst Schering Foundation

Founded in 2002 by Schering AG, Berlin, the independent and non-profit Ernst Schering Foundation aims to promote science and art ...




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