• Date: November 29, 2018

”La Caixa” Banking Foundation (LCF) has launched the second edition of the open call for Health Research projects, which will remain open until 15 January. The initiative will fund around 20 ground-breaking projects in biomedical and health research.

Thematic areas for this edition are neurosciences, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, as well as enabling technologies focused on the previous four. Submitted proposals must be led by non-profit research institutions in Spain or Portugal, such as hospitals, universities and research centres.

There are two categories of grants. For projects submitted by a single research institution, a grant of up to €500,000 can be requested, and for projects submitted by at least two institutions, up to €1,000,000 can be requested. In both categories, projects are to be executed over a period of up to three years.

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