Funds for Cancer Research 2017

Thanks to the generosity of members, volunteers, taxpayers and supporters, and with the essential help of the external media, in 2017 AIRC and FIRC raised enough funds to donate €91,168,510 in favour of oncological research.

The funds were destined to:

Career StageGrant typeAllocated fundsProjects approvedDescription
Junior researchersAIRC fellowships for Italy€  2.465.000,0043National and international fellowships aimed at completing the researcher’s training
FIRC-AIRC fellowships for Italy€ 1.050.000,0016
AIRC fellowships for abroad€  647.266,807
MFAG (My First AIRC Grant) € 5.084.546,3467Transition to independence projects
Start-Up € 1.978.719,9214Grant awarded to researcher with a significant experience abroad willing to establish their laboratory in Italy
Senior ResearcherIG (Investigator Grant)€ 57.668.477,10493Research projects carried out by established researchers
Research Programmes Molecular Clinical Oncology Program€  1.850.000,003Multi-unit programs aimed at translating the results of basic research into clinical treatments
Early Diagnosis Program€ 4.510.000,00Multi-unit programs aimed at translating the results of basic research into methods for early diagnosis and prognosis
Multi-User Equipment Program€ 100.000,00Programs aimed at equipping laboratories with innovative research infrastructures
Special programs€ 300.000,00 
Other funded activitiesSupport for scientific meetings and other institutional activities€ 14.500,003 
IFOM - FIRC Molecular Oncology InstituteFIRC contribution for research fundings € 12.500.000,00- 
Investments for scientific equipment€  3.000.000,00- 
  € 91.168.510  


AIRC continues tirelessly to promote new research strategies, in order to identify increasingly effective cancer treatments.

A goal that can only be achieved with the support of everyone.