Ausschreibung INNOVATION 2023

11th DKTK Joint Funding Call "INNOVATION 2023" is completed!

With the DKTK Joint Funding Program line “INNOVATION”, DKTK supports translational research projects of DKTK scientists for up to three years. At least three DKTK partner sites must be involved in the proposed research project. Maximum budget that can be requested in this Call is 1.5 Mio €.

A total of 21 proposals have been submitted during this call. The following three research modules were selected for funding:

  • Decoding the ecosystem of uveal melanoma (Decode-UM): Decoding the cellular ecosystem of uveal melanoma for monitoring and therapeutic targeting

    Overall coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Keller, Berlin
    Participating DKTK sites: Berlin, Essen/Düsseldorf, Heidelberg, Tübingen


  • Hematopoietic trajectories in cancer (HematoTrac): Environmental impact of spatiotemporal trajectories from intratumoral hematopoietic stem-cell differentiation

    Overall coordinator: Prof. Dr. Björn Scheffler, Essen/Düsseldorf
    Participating DKTK sites: Essen/Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Mainz, Freiburg

  • Rapid liquid biopsy and intraoperative diagnostics (LeOPARD): Ad-hoc sequencing of Liquid and intra-Operative biopsies for Point-of-care And Rapid molecular Diagnostics

    Overall coordinator: PD Dr. Philipp Euskirchen, Berlin
    Participating DKTK sites: Berlin, Dresden, Essen/Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/Mainz, Freiburg Heidelberg, Munich, Tübingen (all partner sites)