Funds for Cancer Research

Thanks to the generosity of members, volunteers, taxpayers and supporters, and with the essential help of the external media, in 2020 AIRC and FIRC raised enough funds to donate 125.260.026,74 euro in favour of oncological research.

The funds were destined to:

Career StageGrant TypeAllocated FundsProjects approvedDescription
Junior Researchers
AIRC fellowships for Italy€  1.815.000,0037National and international fellowships aimed at completing the researcher’s training
FIRC-AIRC fellowships for Italy€  2.000.000,0029
AIRC fellowships for abroad€  583.602,005
MFAG (My First AIRC Grant) € 8.048.293,0089Transition to independence projects
Start Up € 2.576.452,4515Grant awarded to researcher with a significant experience abroad willing to establish their laboratory in Italy
Established ResearchersIG (Investigator Grant)€ 69.560.423,50518Research projects carried out by established researchers
Research programs  Metastatic disease: the key unmet need in oncology€  19.676.522,319Multi-unit programs aimed at understanding metastatic disease and transferring the knowledge to the clinical setting
Accelerator Award€ 3.605.233,4813 Five-year international programs promoted by Cancer Research UK (CRUK), AIRC and Fundación Científica - Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC) to accelerate cancer research.
IFOM- FIRC Molecular Oncology InstituteFIRC contribution for research fundings and scientific equipment€ 17.394.500,00- 
  € 125.260.026,74