Arousing interest in young students for the life sciences, medicine and the riddles of life is the aim of the Bayer Science & Education Foundation. Young children who are allowed to ask questions and discover answers during their school years develop a pioneer spirit.
The Bayer school support program provides funding for teachers in the areas surrounding the Bayer sites that would like to make their science classes more interesting via innovative projects. Ideally, these projects supplement the usual classroom instruction and can act as a model for other schools. The projects should arouse the students’ interest in medicine and the life sciences in new and innovative ways or give them unique insights into related occupations. A total of € 500,000 is made available for this program each year. An independent panel of experts decides on which projects are funded.