How to apply
The first step in a KORA-gen project is to download and to send us the
There are three project scenarios, for which you can apply. Please see the details below.
Costs of the data provision
To cover the costs of the provision of data and bio samples, the KORA directorate defines a cost scale.
NGFN - projects are fully or partly freed from this cost sharing, if a direct donation to KORA-gen has
been made through a NGFN research project that covers the accordant costs. Since time and effort vary
immensely from project to project, the costs are assessed after a thorough counselling interview.
We provide the following services:
Within the framework of KORA, a comprehensive biological sample
repository for population based studies was set up.
The SNP-genotyping from KORA DNA samples was carried out by Genome Analysis
Center (GAC) in Helmholtz Zentrum München.
KORA-gen, in collaboration with GEM Munich of NGFN, offer consultancy services
in statistical questions.
Access to data and bio samples from KORA-gen is granted based on general regulations.