Facts and Figures

The scope and structure of funding

Applicative projects

Funds and FTE for applicative projects


Funds for applicative projects by discipline in 2021


Funds by gender of the applicative project leader in 2021

Applicative project leaders by age and gender in 2021
(their age at the end of 2021)

The youngest male applicative project leader is 33 years old and the youngest female leader is 39. The oldest male applicative project leader is 80 years old and the oldest female leader is 74.


The share of funds for applicative projects by gender of the young project leader or other project leader in 2021

A special category is represented by applicative projects run by young doctors (a maximum ten active years have passed since the project leader received the doctorate degree). These researchers receive special attention in public calls for project co-funding.

Among young leaders, 26,2% are women and 73,8% are men. Among other leaders, 27,8% are women and 72,2% are men.