The “la Caixa” Banking Foundation is launching a new call for applications for biomedicine and health research project grants with a view to identifying and promoting the most promising initiatives of scientific excellence with the greatest value, potential and social impact. The research projects may be basic, clinical or translational.
Priority will be given to projects carried out in five specific areas: oncology, neurosciences, infectious and cardiovascular diseases projects, as well as transversal biomedical projects. This new call will take place annually, will select about 20 projects and a maximum amount of 12 million euros has been set aside for the first year.
Projects led by researchers from universities and not-for-profit research centers and carried out in Spain or Portugal may be submitted.
The “la Caixa” Banking Foundation has organized two informative sessions with the aim of solving the doubts of the assistants and explaining in detail the application process:
Barcelona: January 16, 2018 at CosmoCaixa in Barcelona
Madrid: January 18, 2018 at the CaixaForum in Madrid