Daimler und Benz Stiftung
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D-68526 Ladenburg

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The Daimler and Benz Foundation is an incorporated Foundation under German civil law.


Prof. Dr. Julia Arlinghaus
Prof. Dr. Lutz H. Gade


Dr. Jörg Klein


Regional Board, Stuttgart
Supervisory Authority for Foundations
Ruppmannstraße 21
D-70565 Stuttgart


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Traffic in motion at night, Corbis/Manning
Autofahren, project photos/Eisele
Child looking through plastic letter portrait, PhotoAlto/Mouton
Ladenburg Research Clusters, anttoniart/Shutterstock
Moments for research, shutterstock_adike
Science and Society: A Dialog of Trust, shutterstock_Andrii_Valanskyi
Bertha Benz-Vorlesung, Mercedes-Benz Classic
Langenbeck-Virchow-Haus Berlin, B. Braun-Bildarchiv
People, Prof. Dr. Arlinghaus, Fraunhofer IFF / Viktoria Kühne

Scholarship holder portraits: private (unless otherwise stated)

All other photos: Daimler and Benz Foundation
(Dorn, Hillig, Homann, Oestergaard, Schnurr, Wölffing-Seelig)