From the basics of clean drinking water and sanitation to next-generation medicines, we’re backing charities that improve life chances for everyone
- Fondation Gustave Roussy (France)
Gustave Roussy Institute (IGR) is a comprehensive European Cancer Centre. It is a center for patient care, research and teaching, and patients with all types of cancer can be treated there. It looks to place innovation at the heart of a human, scientific and technological revolution in the fight against cancer. It deploys cutting-edge research with the aim of making major discoveries. The Foundation Gustave Roussy, created in 2005, aims to finance research initiatives carried out at the Institute while at the same time maintaining the goal of improving the care and quality of life of the patients.
- Médecins Sans Frontières – Mini-Lab (France)
MSF initiated in 2016 an internal 4 years project called “Mini Lab”, with the goal to make the conception, realization, and testing of transportable small biological labs, able to support MSF doctors on the ground for epidemic investigations. A contribution of Eurofins to Mini Lab would fit very well with Eurofins expertise and core values in lab settings, innovation approaches, and human diagnostic services.
- Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (Italy)
Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC) uses its funds to support cancer research in Italy. AIRC's mission is to understand, prevent and cure cancer through research and outreach activities. AIRC aims to find solutions to challenges in cancer research, awarding grants to the most deserving projects, as well as supporting training fellowships. AIRC is collaborating with other international cancer research charities and organisations to accelerate the attainment of its mission.
- Barcode for life (The Netherlands)
Barcode for Life is a foundation that collects funds for the Center For Personalized Cancer Treatment (CPCT). This center researches an individual treatment of cancer 'tailor-made'. That means for the future that every patient with cancer gets a "customized" treatment plan and is no longer exposed to potential unnecessary side effects of general treatment.
- Asociación Niños con trasplante hepático (Spain)
ANiNATH's main purpose is to support and improve the transplant experience and the life the child and his / her family will have during and after the whole process. Specific objectives:
- To be the voice of the paediatric liver transplant community of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital in Barcelona, advocating for improvements in all priority areas.
- Represent all the liver-transplanted children at Vall d'Hebron Hospital and their families regardless of their origin, religion, individual circumstances or socioeconomic status.
- Awareness: contribute to the awareness of the importance of living donation; organisation of events on Donor Day and Transplant Day and training program in schools; improve the living donor experience
- Allergy UK (UK)
Allergy UK is a leading national UK charity dedicated to supporting the estimated 21 million allergies sufferers in the UK. They run a dedicated free Helpline for people who need help and support. They offer free factsheets that provide information that is needed to explain the symptoms and triggers that people with allergies are dealing with every day of their lives. They are the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy. They work with government, professional bodies, healthcare professionals and corporates to help improve the lives of the millions of people with allergic disease. Money raised goes towards supporting their free helpline, promoting allergies to raise awareness and help people identify their allergy and also to support research. They also run allergy awareness weeks to draw attention to allergies and the health / personal impact they can have when not identified.
- Americares (USA)
Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing health programs for people in the United States and around the world.
- Gift of Life Foundation (USA)
Gift of Life is a national model for the support, awareness and success of organ, eye and tissue donation through education, mentoring and collaboration with partners and individuals in the transplant community. Its vision is that, “All transplant needs are met in every community served.” Gift of Life seeks to educate the public regarding the life value of organ donation and to increase the number of organ donors through programs made available to local high schools and other large groups. Annually, Gift of Life reaches 30,000 students and their families through the Life Savers℠ program and more through community outreach. The Transplant Mentors program provides volunteers to assist individuals and their families during their transplant journey.
- T-Celleforskning (Denmark)
We will support T-cell research (immunotherapy) against birthmark cancer by Inge Marie Svane, Herlev Hospital. It is a private collection that will ensure continued research in T-cell therapy. The background is that the Ministry of Health will introduce an increase in fees for approved drug trials, which affects research not supported by the pharmaceutical industry.
- British Science Association (UK)
The British Science Association (BSA) is a charity, founded in 1831. Their vision is of a world where science is at the heart of society and culture. Their mission is to support, grow and diversify the community of people interested and involved in science; and to strengthen their influence over science's direction and place in society. They organise major initiatives across the UK, including British Science Week; the annual British Science Festival; regional and local events through their network of Branches. In addition they run the CREST Awards and other programmes for young people in schools and colleges. They also seek to influence and collaborate with stakeholders including policy makers and opinion formers, leaders from across different sectors of business, industry and public life. Money raised supports projects to help the BSA ensure science is part of the UK’s culture and society.