We support talents.

Project funding
The CLAAS Foundation maintains a network of renowned universities in Germany and abroad.


The CLAAS Foundation aims to support education, research and development in the field of agricultural engineering.


Significant increase in endowment capital at CLAAS Foundation

Ten million euros to promote emerging talent

An additional 2.7 million euros have been deposited in the CLAAS Foundation, significantly increasing its capital resources to mark the 90th birthday of Helmut Claas. The foundation now has assets of over ten million euros.

Apply by 8th June 2016

Helmut Claas-Scholarship 2016

You have finished your bachelor thesis in 2015/2016?
Then you have already completed the first task for the Helmut Claas Scholarship. Join the competition and win one of the four scholarships or one of the bonus prizes.

Apply by 31st March 2016

Field Robot Event 2016

Are you a team of students?
Do you wish to construct your own autonomous robot and participate in the international Field Robot Event?
You need financial support to get the basic equipment for your robot?

CLAAS Foundation awards international up-and-coming talents

Scholarships and prizes presented to students coming to a value of more than 45.000 Euro

Up-and-coming talents of natural science and technology were guests of the CLAAS Foundation in Harsewinkel.

Field Robot Event 2015

University of Siegen wins Field Robot Event in Slovenia

For the first time the International Field Robot Event took place in Slovenia this year. The faculty of agriculture of the University of Maribor made a good job of organizing the competition and made it a memorable experience for robot tinkerer from all parts of Europe. The CLAAS Foundation was among the sponsors in this edition of the competition.

Pupils make experiments with Science-Lab

Pupils make experiments with Science-Lab

The Cool guys, The Know-It-All or The experimental stars – these were the names of the 63 junior researchers at the Boland school in Herzebrock-Clarholz. The education centre Science Lab helped them to transfer the classrooms into research labs to find out more about natural phenomenons. The CLAAS Foundation supports this project.

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Field Robot Event 2015

Apply for a seed funding by 27th February 2015.  Prepare your robot for competition.

Awarded scholarships and other awards

CLAAS Foundation awards talented students

Harsewinkel, October 2014. The CLAAS Foundation awarded international students with the Helmut Claas-Scholarship, bonus prizes and the International Student Prize coming to a total value of 44.100 Euro.

Calendar of events

26 October

Award presentation

15 November

Day of Agriculture in Harsewinkel