The Wichmann-lab was involved in the acquisition of the following small and large-scale grants, and its research has received financial support from the following funding agencies, either through grants or ad-hominem scholarships:


Member of the IKT 2020 "Graduate Training Center Machine Learning” in Tübingen funded by the BMBF.


Faculty Member of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Intelligent Systems. The IMPRS is run by the Max-Planck-Institut for Intelligente Systems together with the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen as well as the Universität Stuttgart


DFG Project INST 37/998-1, Top-down control of visual inference in sensory representations in early visual cortex with Dr. Nienborg and Dr. Macke

2017-2020 DFG Project INST 37/996-1, Causal inference strategies in human vision with Prof. Schölkopf
2017-2020 Principal Investigator of the DFG SFB 1233 Robust Vision 
2016-2017 Graduate Training Centre of Neuroscience (GTC) / International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience. Bridging fund for a doctoral position at the GTC Tübingen awarded to Johanna Salu
2016 Investitions- und Infrastrukturfonds of the Universität Tübingen for a number of GPU compute servers with Prof.’s Bringmann, Butz, Grust, Lensch, Schilling and Zell
2014-2017 DFG Project WI2103/4-1, Die Integration von früher Sehverarbeitung, Salienzmodellen und Blicksteuerung: Experimente, Modellierung und räumliche Statistik with Prof. Engbert 
2013-2015 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Postdoctoral research stipend awarded to Dr. Tom Wallis
2011-2015 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Tübingen, Project Neural Information Processing,
BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1002A
2010-2015 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project B3 Perceptual Stability in the Face of Input Variability: Machine Learning of Critical Features with Prof. Engbert, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 1001B
2010-2012 Principal Investigator of the DFG GRK 1598 Sensory Computation in Neural Systems
2009-2012 DFG Project FR2854/1-1, Untersuchung der Variabilität von Wahrnehmungsprozessen durch Kombination von Signalentdeckungstheorie und Redaktionszeit with Dr. Fründ
2008-2013 Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology Berlin. Project A4 Rapid brain-guided recognition of objects in broadband sensor data with Prof. Obermayer and Dr. Lüschow, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0850

Principal Investigator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin. Project A6 Modelling of Cognitive Processes, BMBF Förderkennzeichen 01 GQ 0414


DFG Project WI2103/1, Wahrnehmung natürlicher Szenen with
Prof. Gegenfurtner

2000-2001 Fund for Scientific-Research-Flanders (FWO) Visiting Fellowship
1998-2001 Fellowship by Examination, Magdalen College, Oxford
1994-1998 Wellcome Trust Mathematical Biology Studentship
1994-1997 Jubilee Scholarship, St. Hugh's College, Oxford
1992-1997 Scholar of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
1992-1994 Scholar of University College, Oxford