Global Collaboration Grant

The Global Collaboration Grant is intended to advance our joined effort to help patients in need of a suitable stem cell donor by enhancing the work of donor centers and registries.


The Global Collaboration Grant annually provides one grant for donor centers or registries worldwide. Minimum criteria is a legal body at least in founding. Responsible body for the registry and donor center must be a non-profit corporate body or a legal entity of public law. Applicants from all countries are invited to submit an application. The Grant is funded and administered by DKMS. The Global Collaboration Grant is worth approx. € 150,000. The funding year runs from August 1st 2019 to July 31st 2020.

The Grant will include

  • 5,000 free donor typings from DKMS Life Science Lab (high-throughput typing with DKMS' current standard typing profile).
  • Training for 2 employees from the registry on the premises of a DKMS location for up to 3 weeks including travel and accommodation. The Training focus is chosen by the grant donee.
  • Up to € 25,000 for Public Relations activities (production of material, implementation of measures) and donor retention measures.


Please submit your application to via e-mail. All documents must be received prior to the 31st May 2019.

Applications will be evaluated for the potential impact of the funding on the patient- and donor-oriented outcome of activities of the grant donee. All documents will be treated confidential. The donee will be announced on July 31st 2019.


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