Welcome to the
Joachim Herz Foundation

The Joachim Herz Foundation is a modern non-profit foundation. It is based in Hamburg, Germany and promotes innovative, application-oriented research at the interfaces between business, engineering, natural sciences, and medicine. It also supports talented trainees on their career path by promoting education with a focus on transatlantic experience, personal skills, and the digital transformation in vocational training.


Dr. Wiebke Wiebke Szymczak arbeitet als Postdoktorandin an der Universität Hamburg und forscht zu nachhaltigen Investitionsentscheidungen und Institutionenökonomie.

Add-on Fellowships: Call for Applications

We support up to 100 researchers in their interdisciplinary research. Apply by June 4.

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Dr. Ariane Neumann becomes a member of the board of the Joachim Herz Foundation

Dr. Ariane Neumann (45) will become a member of the Executive Board of the non-profit Joachim Herz Foundation in Hamburg on June 1, 2024.

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Coming soon: New location in Atlanta

The Joachim Herz House southeast of Atlanta will become a lively place for transatlantic dialog and exchange.

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Broad response to the "innovate! Center"

We are delighted with the broad response to our call for applications for the "innovate! Center" (formerly "Joachim Herz Transfer Center").

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We support risky, interdisciplinary and application-oriented research projects at the interfaces between engineering and the natural sciences, because we can only meet the challenges of our present with innovative ideas from science.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Sabine Kunst
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