The association "Freunde und Förderer der Naturwissenschaften in Ilmenau e.V." ( Friends and Supporters of Natural Sciences in Ilmenau) was founded on July 6, 2006 by members of the Institute of Physics at the Ilmenau University of Technology.
"The purpose of the association is to promote and support research, academic education and popular knowledge transfer in the field of natural sciences, in particular the activities of the Institute of Physics at the Ilmenau University of Technology, its cooperation with other scientific institutions, with industry and with schools, and its public education work." (from the statutes)
This results in the following guiding principles for the work of the association:
Natural sciences ...
... have tradition in Ilmenau and surroundings
... promote at the Technical University of Ilmenau
... make it accessible for the regional economy
... bring it to the schools
... make it understandable for all Ilmenau residents
... connect for a lifetime
Association "Friends and Supporters of Natural Sciences in Ilmenau e.V." c/o Ilmenau University of Technology Weimarer Straße 32 98693 Ilmenau
Board of Directors:Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter ScharffTreasurer:Dr. Rüdiger Schmidt-GrundSecretary:Robert Henninger
In order to realize its manifold goals, the association is dependent on donations. You can transfer or deposit your donation at:
Sparkasse Arnstadt-IlmenauIBAN: DE21 8405 1010 1120 0051 80 BIC: HELADEF1ILKRecipient: Freunde und Förderer der Naturwissenschaften in Ilmenau eV Purpose: Donation
The "Freunde und Förderer der Naturwissenschaften in Ilmenau eV" have been recognized as a non-profit organization by the tax office in Gotha. Donations to the association can therefore be tax deductible according to § 10b EStG, § 9 Abs.1 Nr.2 KStG and § 9 Nr.5 GewStG. A donation receipt according to § 50 Abs.1 EStDV will of course be issued to you if required. For donations up to 100€, however, the deposit or booking receipt is usually sufficient.