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Research grants at Fresenius Medical Care

Supporting research projects of non-commercial sponsors in relevant research areas of focus

What are Investigator-Initiated Studies (IIS)?

1 FME will only undertake IIS with third-party sponsors/investigators that are able to demonstrate clear evidence of high ethical and scientific standards as it relates to clinical research in human subjects as stipulated by the International Conference of Harmonization (ICH) Efficacy Guidelines E6 (GCP). In addition, investigators undertaking non-clinical studies using animal subjects will have to provide equivalent evidence of ethical standards and/or Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Fresenius Medical Care Research Areas of Focus

Who can apply?

How can I apply?

The following documents are mandatory attachments. Please provide all documents in English language.

  • Application form
  • Study Synopsis (see Annex A)
  • Full Study Protocol
  • Itemized and Detailed Budget Overview (see Annex B)
  • Professional CV of Principal Investigator (see Annex C)
  • Overview of Former Transactions with FME (see Annex D)

For an application of a FME Research Grant, please fill in the information requested in the application form below and send it together with all mandatory attachments to IIS-EMEA(at)