The Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (EKFS) was set up in 1983 by the entrepreneur Else Kröner, neé Fernau, who bequeathed it all her assets. The non-profit foundation is dedicated to advancing medical research and medical-humanitarian projects.
EKFS draws virtually all of its income dividends from the healthcare group Fresenius, in which the foundation is the major shareholder. To date, it has supported some 1,660 projects with a gross outlay of approximately €315 million.
Individual scientific project funding (Apply anytime)
EKFS focuses its individual project funding on the support of outstanding first-time applicants and on key projects that break new ground.
Else Kröner-Exzellenzstipendien (deadline: 7/08/2018)
Else Kröner-Memorial-Stipendium 2018 (deadline has passed)
Else Kröner-Forschungskollegien 2018 (deadline has passed)
Else Kröner-Fresenius-Zentrum für klinische Forschung (deadline has passed)
Funding for medical-humanitarian projects
Applications for the funding of medical-humanitarian projects may be submitted at any time.
Else Kröner Fresenius Award for Development Co-operation in Medicine 2018 (deadline: 1/7/2018)
Topic: non-communicable diseases
Initiative Klinikpartnerschaften starts fourth funding period (deadline: 11/6/2018)