7. Is there funding of long-term projects?
Long-term funding is not foreseen by G-RISC. There are good reasons for this: The highest degree of flexibility, access to the scientific communities, and scientific productivity is reached by short term proposals of six months. In reality it is not impossible to build a long-term project by submitting regularly proposals for evaluations. But there is no guarantee for funding, which gives for all groups the same chance to compete for the best ideas in a time that is quickly developing.