The Foundation’s goals

The primary goal of the Foundation is to award annual prizes aimed at encouraging and financing the best European research projects in medicine, both clinical and fundamental, notably in the fields of oncology and cardiovascular diseases, but with a concern for any illness threatening mankind.

The Foundation’s second goal is to encourage teaching and the development of research at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva, or in cooperation with it, mainly by creating and financing professorial positions and their associated infrastructure.