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.

Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer

The « Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer » has one main goal: fight the cancer and eliminate the suffering and mortality associated to this disease. The research funding and the communication of acquired knowledge are the main tools in this battle which supported by numerous and generous donators.
In 2010 more than 78% of ARC funds was dedicated to the research and diffusion of the information on recent advancements.
ARC finances basic, translational or clinical research including epidemiology, human and social sciences. To fulfill this mission ARC allocates different types of funding via its numerous call for proposals.
ARC supports research also via partnerships with other organizations that finance science.
Since 2006 ARC is associated to the National Institute of Cancer (INCa) in order to put in place different financing programmes.
Moreover ARC is also a partner of INSERM and CNRS to support young talented researchers and help them create their own team via the ATIP-AVENIR programme. Additionally ARC together with INSERM helps persons with medical diploma to complete scientific formation (postes d’accueil INSERM).

Title of the programme:

  • Aides Individuelles Jeunes Chercheurs – master 2, PhD, post-doc, abroad stay. Two annual sessions
  • Projets ARC - to favor innovative projects and support young investigators and creation of new research teams. One session in autumn
  • Programmes ARC - to support confirmed research teams of high level to allow the development of ambitious, original and multidisciplinary. One session in spring
  • Equipements mi-lourds - to participate in acquiring of high-technology equipment by a laboratory or a group of laboratories. One annual session
  • Accueil de nouveaux talents - to support installation of high-level researchers: French or of other nationality, in French institute of excellence.

Type of the programme: non-thematic call for proposals
Recurrence of the programme: more details about the calendar of the calls: HERE

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