Grant (KF3207801CS3) from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) for € 142,338 funding a subproject within the joint research project „Functional foods from stabilized ricebran extracts for the ageing society“; February 1, 2014 to February 29, 2016

Grant from the Wissenschaftsförderung der Deutschen Brauwirtschaft e.V. for € 144.900 as co-investigator together with Dr. Christian Busch and Dr. Dr. Sascha Venturelli (University Hospital Tübingen) funding the project „Characterisation of prenylflavonoids as health-beneficial bioactives from hops and hops products“; January 1, 2014 to March 30, 2015.

Grant (0315679 A) from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for € 498,297 funding a subproject within the joint research project "Novel strategies for the enhancement of the potency of nutraceuticals with low oral bioavailability and their application in novel functional foods for optimum protection of the aging brain", which is coordinated by Dr. Frank and has a total volume of ca. € 1.5 M; August 1, 2010 to January 31, 2014.

Grant (FR 2478/4-1) from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; “German Research Foundation”) for € 545,238 funding research and two positions to study the determinants of the selective retention and biological potencies of vitamin E, September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2012

Grant (FR 2478/1-1) from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; “German Research Foundation”) for € 142,600 funding research and own position for the project “Mechanisms of interactions of dietary phenolic compounds with vitamin E”, February 1, 2006 to October 31, 2008

International Training Fellowship 2005 awarded by the Nutricia Research Foundation to study interactions of tea flavonoids with vitamin E in humans (€ 24,000)

Research grant for SEK 50,000 (ca. € 5,500) from the Swedish Nutrition Foundation to develop an LC/MS method for the analysis of cortisol and 6β-hydroxycortisol in urine, 2004

Scholarship (SEK 72,000, ca. € 8,000) for the internationalisation of postgraduate education at SLU for a research project at the Linus Pauling Institute in collaboration with Prof. Traber, 2003

Research grant for SEK 40,000 (ca. € 4,500) from the Swedish Nutrition Foundation to study the influence of molecular weight on the cholesterol-lowering properties of the oat dietary fibre β-glucan in humans, 2002

Travel grant for SEK 22,800 (ca. € 2,500) from the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning to present at the Oxygen Club of California’s World Congress 2002 and give an invited presentation at the Linus Pauling Institute, 2002