Results about: philanthropy

Launch of the IRB Barcelona Philanthropy Fund

Thanks to the generous donations of many individuals, organisations and companies to IRB Barcelona over the last three years, the Institute has launched the first call of the IRB Barcelona Philanthropy Fund. Two biomedical research projects will be funded with 40,000 euros. One of the projects selected will be in the field of oncology, to accommodate all donations made specifically for cancer and metastasis research.

Wine-tasting against cancer

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

Wine and fund-raising in support of cancer and metastasis research at IRB Barcelona

On Saturday 9 April, Mollerussa will host the 6th “Vi per Vida” (Wine for Life) wine-tasting event, which is being organised by the charity organisation “Vi per Vida” for 300 people.

The charity organisation has already received the support of five public entities, 22 wineries, 14 companies, and 31 celebrities from the world of arts and sport and the restaurant sector.

Swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar in support of research at IRB Barcelona

On Tuesday 22 September, Carlos Romero, a 44-year old from Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Barcelona, will swim across the Strait of Gibraltar in support of IRB Barcelona’s Oncology Programme.

In April, he launched the campaign Nadar contra corriente (Swim against the current) to raise awareness of the project, which is backed by supporters, companies and businesses in the area.