• Creating the Future

    The Hector Fellow Academy initiates innovative research projects on latest scientific problems.

Interdisciplinary projects

The Hector Fellow Academy supports cooperation between the Hector Fellows by funding postdoc positions in joint projects. Once the project has been approved by the Academy the professors involved announce the vacancy at their institute or search for appropriate candidates within their network.

Current Projects


In this project new micro electrodes for retinal implants are being developed.

Stress & Epigenetics

In this project epigenetic modifications of gene expression by environmental stressors are investigated.