This section is dedicated specifically to researchers. You will find here the information about the opportunities of rare diseases research funding at the national level in  "National RD funding initiatives" and "Next generation sequencing facilities database" that groups sequencing platforms from Europe and Associated countires.

Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale
FRM
France

The “Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale” supports medical research in all domains: Alzheimer disease, cancers, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, leukaemia, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, rare diseases… with the objective of fighting against all diseases and suffering of patients. Every year FRM finances scientific projects of more 750 researchers and research groups. The second mission of the Foundation is to create a link between researchers and general public in order to inform and communicate on development and advancements of medical research. Therefore, FRM publishes 3Recherche & Santé” revue and regularly post the latest important scientific and medical information on its website.
The “Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale” is private and carries out its missions thanks to the donations it obtains. FRM is regulated by the law of “1st July 1901” (non-profit organization).

Title of the programme: different programmes, see below

Type of the programme: thematic call for proposals

Programme “Espoirs de la Recherche” including:
-       Master of science fellowship (1 year)
-       PhD fellowship (1 year, renewable)
-       End of PhD thesis (1 year)
-       Post-doctoral fellowship (1-2 years)
-       Innovative projects: engineer (1-2 years)
-       “Equipes FRM” – (3 years, max. 300 000)

Programme “Urgences de la Recherche” including:
-       Grands Equipements
-       Physiopathologie Cardiovasculaire
-       Amorçage de jeunes equipes
·       Programme “Pionniers de la Recherche” including:
-       Chimie pour la medicine
-       Le Prix de la Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale”

Recurrence of the programme:
-       several times a year (for Espoirs de la recherche)
-       yearly (for other programmes)

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