Your donation can be specifically targeted to strategic projects or programmes:

Director General's Fund

Director General's Fund

EMBL’s Director General is responsible for the overall success of the organisation and manages its budget. Over the course of EMBL’s five-year budget cycle, unforeseeable opportunities and sometimes challenges occur. Your donation to the Director General’s Fund empowers the Director General to set new directions for the Laboratory by initially financing projects that emerge before the completion of a budget cycle, and to react adequately should unforeseen events require a different course of action than the one accounted for in the EMBL budget.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer

Close to one million men worldwide are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Although the chances of survival are fairly high, available treatments can involve agonising decisions and severe consequences for quality of life. Find out how your contribution can change the outlook for prostrate cancer patients.

Ocean biodiversity

Ocean biodiversity

The two-and-a-half-year TARA Oceans expedition constitutes the largest ever sampling of our oceans, in order to learn more about the impact of climate change on ecosystems. EMBL Senior Scientist Eric Karsenti, founder of EMBL’s Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit, is coordinating an international consortium of researchers who will interpret and use the information collected by TARA. EMBL is uniquely placed to use its advanced facilities and expertise to put the crowning analysis atop one of the most ambitious projects of our time. Read more about the EMBL ocean biodiversity research project.

Promise and talent

Promise and talent 

The EMBL International PhD Programme is one of the most competitive in the world. As for postdoctoral research positions, only the best are admitted, and consequently only the best enter the workforce. Your support will enable EMBL to broaden this mission and continuously attract and train outstanding global talent.

EMBL Archive

EMBL Archive

By gathering unique material about the Laboratory, its scientific achievements and its staff, the EMBL Archive will tell the story of molecular biology first-hand and safeguard the institution’s history for future generations. Find out how you can contribute to the EMBL Archive.