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Honorary Senator Dr. h.c. Hans-Werner Hector and Josephine Hector awarded with the Leibniz Medal

  • 06.21.2017 | Awards

    For their wide-ranging engagement in the funding of scientific research, cutting-edge research and teaching at universities as well as general education, the married couple Hector was awarded the Leibniz Medal 2017.

    Hans-Werner Hector is one of the founders of the company SAP, one of the greatest software developing companies in Europe. Besides his entrepreneurial achievements, a great desire of his was to share his personal success with the society.

    In this manner, the H.-W. & J. Hector Foundation was founded in the year 1995 to support sustainable and innovative initiatives in the field of Science, Education and Art as well as several social projects. In the year 2008, the Hector Foundation II was established for the funding of larger projects. The Hector Fellow Academy is also funded through the Hector Foundation II.



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