Grant (FR 2478/7-1) from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; “German Research Foundation”) funding € 144,900 within the joint research project “Mechanisms of saponin biosynthesis and their impact on secondary metabolites in and nutrient bioavailability from ‘sweet’ vs. ‘bitter’ quinoa seeds” in cooperation with Prof. Sandra Schmöckel, total funding volume € 397.642; February 1, 2023 to January 31, 2026.
Grant from AVINA Foundation for € 242.083 for a sub-project within the project „Meat spheroids - basic module for a sustainable production of healthy in vitro meat“ with a total volume of ca. € 984,000, PI Prof. Dr. Petra Kluger; March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2023.
Grant (01EA1907) from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for 325,141 € funding a subproject within the JPI HDHL-INTIMIC (2019) joint research project „Tailored Carbohydrate Quality for Personalized Weight Management and Metabolic Health“ (Carb-Q-4-Health) with a total volume of ca. € 1.5 M; March 1, 2020 to February 28, 2023.
Grant from the European Foundation for Alcohol Research (ERAB; grant no. 18 69) for € 70.000 as co-investigator together with Prof. Michael Rychlik (Technical University Munich) funding the project „Comparing the bioactivities of the major human metabolites of hop-derived prenylated flavonoids to those of their parent compounds“; February 1, 2019 to January 31, 2021.
Grant from the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) via the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) for € 327.095 funding a subproject within the project „Application of innovative processing technologies for nutrient-dense plant foods to ensure year-round food security“ (FKZ2816PROC10), September 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
Grant from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG; “German Research Foundation”) funding a sub-project within the Chinese-German International Research Training Group(GRK 2366)"Adaptation of maize-based food-feed-energy systemsto limited phosphate resources“(total funding € 5.8 M) and two doctoral student positions to study the impact of low soil phosphate on the micronutrient profile and oxidative stability of maize and maize products, October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2023.
Grant from the European Foundation for Alcohol Research (ERAB; grant no. 15 28) for € 60.000 as co-investigator together with Dr. Christian Busch and Dr. Dr. Sascha Venturelli (University Hospital Tübingen) funding the project „Activation of the human innate immune system and anticancer properties mediated by hop-derived prenylflavonoids naturally enriched in beer“; January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017.
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.
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.