The Baden-Württemberg Stiftung advocates a vital Baden-Württemberg with a high quality of life for all its residents. It helps pave the way for advanced technological progress, high quality education, and a responsible relationship with fellow human beings. The Baden-Württemberg Stiftung is one of the major foundations in Germany. It is the only foundation which exclusively and above party lines invests in the future of the state of Baden-Württemberg - and thus in the future of its citizens.
Baden-Württemberg has been one of the leading drivers of innovation in Europe
for decades. The Baden-Württemberg Stiftung considers strengthening this position to be a core part of its mission. To date, the foundation has invested more than 220 million euros into several dozen research programmes. The foundation also actively promotes the closest possible collaboration between universities, research institutes, and industry in order to help bridge the gap between the creation of new knowledge and the development of practical applications.
Read more in our English brochure "Motor of innovation".