The ‘Protein Paradoxes’ project (PPP) offers the opportunity to fund open access publications of postdocs and PhD students which are employed at member institutes of the Leibniz Research Alliance ‘Food & Nutrition’.

Applications are considered within the limits of available project means.


Applications for funding are possible until 31.10.2020, at latest. You can submit your application for publication costs subsidy at any time but it has to be done prior to the publication date. The project management will reply to your request as soon as possible.

  1. Institutional membership in the Leibniz Research Alliance ‘Food and Nutrition’
  2. You can apply for support of publication costs for open access peer-reviewed articles or book chapters  for your own research within the field of protein research. Please note: The invoice has to be handled until 31.10.2020, at latest.
  3. Prerequisite for acceptance publication cost funding:

Please hand in a description of the planned publication:

  • Publication title, author(s) and affiliation(s), journal name/publisher, pages, abstract, short description of the addressed topic of protein research

As soon as your application is considered you will receive information on the terms of use and details on the settlement of accounts.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

Leibniz-Forschungsverbund "Lebensmittel und Ernährung"