Funds for Cancer Research 2018

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€  2.160.000,0042National and international fellowships aimed at completing the researcher’s training
FIRC-AIRC fellowships for Italy€  2.825.000,8039
iCARE-2 Fellowships 2018€ 2.706.072,0015
AIRC fellowships for abroad€  550.008,805
MFAG (My First AIRC Grant) € 5.121.503,3166Transition to independence projects
Start-Up € 2.249.422,9313Grant awarded to researcher with a significant experience abroad willing to establish their laboratory in Italy
Ricercatori affermatiIG (Investigator Grant)€ 57.636.685,74445Research projects carried out by established researchers
Programmi di ricerca  Metastatic disease: the key unmet need in oncology€  14.240.000,006Multi-unit programs aimed at understanding metastatic disease and transferring the knowledge to the clinical setting
Accelerator Award€ 3.458.643,71 
Molecular Clinical Oncology Program-Multi-unit programs aimed at translating the results of basic research into clinical treatments
Early Diagnosis ProgramDiagnosi precoce€ 2.850.000,00Multi-unit programs aimed at translating the results of basic research into methods for early diagnosis and prognosis
Multi-User Equipment Program-Programs aimed at equipping laboratories with innovative research infrastructures
Special programs- 
IFOM - FIRC Molecular Oncology InstituteFIRC contribution for research fundings€ 13.323.000,00- 
Investments for scientific equipment€  1.300.000,00- 
FIRC-AIRCBiennal Award "Guido Venosta"€ 62.500,00- 
  € 108.482.836,49