Stiftung Charité funds the life sciences in Berlin with programs in the following areas: Innovation, Research, and Open Life Science. The organizations eligible for funding from Stiftung Charité include Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and other partner organizations in the life sciences. For further details, please refer to the relevant calls for applications and program information.

Please use the search tool below to find a suitable funding program for your needs – or get in touch with us. We are open to your ideas!

Innovation funding

Max Rubner Award

Pump-priming funding for innovative ideas at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin aimed in particular at developing new programs, products and initiatives » More

Project and event funding

Funding smaller scientific projects at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and its partner institutions » More

Inventors for Health

Funding for persons with innovative ideas for inventions in the field of the life and medical sciences » More

Research funding

Visiting Fellows

Recruitment of established and leading researchers from Germany and abroad for guest stays in Berlin and, potentially, for the establishment of a working group in Berlin (max. 3 years) » More

Recruiting Grants

Supporting measures to actively recruit established or leading scholars for the Life and Medical Sciences in Berlin (without publishing a call) » More

Clinical Fellows

Supporting senior physicians at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin with high clinical performance conducting an academic project (3 years max.) » More

Clinician Scientists

Funding clinical researchers in the context of further training for specialist physicians at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (3 years max.) » More


Funding exceptionally achieving and dedicated students at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin » More

Networking Events

Additional funding for academic events with the aim of networking among Stiftung Charité grantees » More

Open Life Science

science x media Tandems

Joint funding of a scientist and a media professional working in tandem on an innovative science communication project » More


Funding researchers‘ development of skills in the field of science communication at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin » More

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