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The Barcelona Board of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) has granted six scholarships of €18,000 each to the following cancer research projects:

The AECC summons annually a public competition with these scholarships to foster young researchers’ interest in this field and help them develop their research tasks to cure cancer. Researchers granted with a scholarship work in institutions and centers of reference in the province of Barcelona. The scholarships are for two years, and a commission of experts will evaluate and follow-up these projects.

The scholarships delivery public act will take place next 28th March of 2012, within the framework of the annual meeting of AECC Barcelona Board.

2012 Call for funding

AECC is a private social entity, a non-profit with public utility. It has representation in over 2,000 Spanish cities and has around 14,000 active volunteers. In 2012 it wants to offer over 80 grants through its Scientific Foundation to fund research projects in progress against cancer at a state level. The 2012 Call for funding is already open, and it covers programs from students’ internships in laboratories to helps to stabilize coordinated cancer research groups.

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