The German Foundation for the Chronically Ill is involved in scientific projects aimed at improving the care for chronically ill patients. It covers a wide range of indications - from heart failure to neuromuscular diseases and opiate addiction. The study content of the foundation and the care concepts which are developed and evaluated in the projects are equally diverse.


In collaboration with well-known partners from research, industry and technology, the German Foundation for the Chronically Ill develops research and care concepts to improve the quality of life of chronically ill people.

The projects are funded by the European Union, the federal government, the ministries of the German federal states and other initiatives.