The Christine Kühne – Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK-CARE) was initiated in 2009 in Davos, Switzerland. With the establishment of CK-CARE, one of Europe's largest private initiatives in the field of allergology was launched. CK-CARE is a program of the Kühne Foundation with locations in Davos, Augsburg, Bonn, Munich, St.Gallen and Zurich. The main pillars of the initiative are highly qualified and well-connected research activities in the field of allergies and education for medical professionals based on the latest findings.