The History of the Lindau Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for the dialogue between different scientific generations. For more than 60 years now Laureates as well as young and promising Young Researchers are meeting once a year in Lindau. Read more...

Annual Reports

 

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an Annual Report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. Read more...

Members of the Honorary Senate

The Honorary Senate is composed of representatives of the scientific, business and political communities, and plays a role in advising the Foundation Board of Directors.

 

Josef Ackermann

Former CEO of Deutsche Bank AG

 

Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish

Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development


José Manuel Barroso

President of the European Commission

 

Ernesto Bertarelli

Former CEO Serono S.A. and Two-time winner of America's Cup


Christof Bosch

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Bosch Stiftung


Martin T:son Engstroem

Founder and Managing Director of the Verbier Festival and Academy


William H. Gates III

Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Ulrich Grete

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ecoscientia Foundation


Roman Herzog

Former Federal President of Germany


Klaus J. Jacobs (†)

Founder of the Jacobs Foundation


Henning Kagermann

President of the acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering


Malcolm D. Knight

Former Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank AG


Pamela Mars

Member of the Board of Directors of Mars, Incorporatet


Angela Merkel

Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany


Joachim Milberg

Former CEO of BMW AG / Former President of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

 

Ferdinand K. Piëch

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen AG


Johannes Rau (†)

Former Federal President of Germany


Annette Schavan

Former Germany´s Federal Minister of Education and Research


Shri Kapil Sibal
Indian Minister for Law and Justice

 

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Member of the Thai Royal Family


Gunnar Stålsett

Bishop emeritus of Oslo and member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

 

Edmund Stoiber
Former Minister-President of Bavaria

 

Markus Storch

Former Chairman of the Nobel Foundation

 

Tony Tan

President of the Republic of Singapore

 

Erwin Teufel

Former Minister-President of Baden-Wuerttemberg


Klaus Tschira

Co-founder of software company SAP AG and Founder and Executive Director of the Klaus Tschira Foundation

 

Daniel Vasella

Former CEO of Novartis AG


Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker

Secretary General of the Human Frontier Science Program


Martin Winterkorn

Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG

 

While it may not be apparent what such interactions yield in the short term, each interaction has the potential of lighting a match to a candle, of igniting young minds in ways that can change the face of the earth.
Shri Kapil Sibal, Indian Minister for Law and Justice