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<p>Press conference at IRB Barcelona, presenting the #MetastasisChallenge</p>
19 Mar 2019

Through the campaign called #MetastasisChallenge, the centre aims to raise €5 M over the next four years.

Metastasis is responsible for 90% of deaths from cancer, and this campaign aims to rally social support for research in order to speed up discoveries.

Media mentions
<p>Source: Vi per Vida</p>
12 Feb 2019

Nació Digital, the Vinos y Restaurantes magazine and Vinetur, have published an article about the collaboration of AT Roca, a winery in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, through the fundraising wine "Cop de Cor", which the foundation has been producing since 2015. This project aims to support research into cancer and metastasis conducted at IRB Barcelona and increase public awareness of the value of cancer research.

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<p>Source: Nació Digital</p>
16 Nov 2018

Nació Digital has published an article about "Vi per Vida", an initiative promoted by the sommelier Xavier Ayala that aims to raise funds to support cancer research and metastasis at IRB Barcelona. The event will take place in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia on Sunday 2 December.

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<p>Photo: Xavier Ayala</p>
5 Nov 2018

The websites of Segre and Lleida have published an article on the latest Vi per Vida event, held last Sunday at "Les Obagues" ecocentre in Juneda. Organised by the sommelier Xavier Ayala and the Tastavins Juneda Association, this initiative aims to raise funds for cancer research and metastasis carried out at IRB Barcelona.

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<p>Image: 1203 Restaurant</p>
23 May 2018

The Segre newspaper has published an article on the 11th "Vi per Vida" wine-tasting event, held last Sunday in Llelida. The 1000 raised through this initiative will be donated to cancer and metastasis research at IRB Barcelona.

Institutional news
<p>The 10th “Vi per Vida” (Wine for Life) will be held on Sunday 25 February in Calella. Image: "Vi per Vida"</p>
21 Feb 2018

"Vi per Vida", a charity run by sommelier Xavi Ayala, promotes social awareness of the importance of research.

The event will be held this Sunday, February 25 in Calella.

Institutional news
<p>The 8th “Vi per Vida” (Wine for Life) will be held on Sunday 7 May in Mollerussa.</p>
12 Apr 2017

The 8th “Vi per Vida” (“Wine for Life” in English) will be held for 300 participants on Sunday 7 May in Mollerussa and will cost 10 euros per person.

The event aims to raise funds to support research into cancer and metastasis conducted at IRB Barcelona.

This fundraising initiative draws public attention to the importance of scientific research.

Institutional news
<p>7th "Vi per Vida" wine-tasting will be held in Calella next Saturday 26th November</p>
24 Nov 2016

On 26 November, the "Vi per Vida" charity organisation run by sommelier Xavi Ayala is holding a wine-tasting event for 400 people in Calella.

The proceeds of the event will go to IRB Barcelona, where advanced projects are being developed on metastasis, which causes 90% of deaths by cancer.

Institutional news
15 Apr 2016

During the event, IRB Barcelona received the second donation for research into cancer and metastasis from the “Vi per Vida” charity.

Media mentions
10 Apr 2016

The newspaper “Segre” has published an article about the new “Vi per vida” wine tasting event, held on 9 April in Mollerussa. This charity initiative, which was launched in 2014 by the sommelier Xavier Ayala, raises funds for research into cancer metastasis at IRB Barcelona.

During its latest event, “Vi per vida” handed over the proceeds collected in 2015, which amounted to over € 5,000, making it the second cheque that the charity has given to the institute. Andreu Casali, research...