Fundación MAPFRE has launched a new edition of their research grant program worth a total of 240,000 euros, aimed at researchers and research teams in both the academic and professional world that wish to develop research programs independently or within the universities, hospitals, companies or research centers to which they are associated.
The Foundation offers its Ignacio H. Larramendi research grants, awarded individually for a maximum amount of 30,000 euros, to promote projects related to health such as, among others, obesity prevention, encouraging physical activity, assessing personal injury, health care management and clinical safety.
This call places particular value on those projects which, while taking into account the previous guideline topics, incorporate aspects related to COVID-19 such as: reducing infections, self-care and the culture of self-protection, relationship between previous health status (lifestyle) and morbimortality, COVID-19 and mental health, etc.
The deadline for submitting projects is October 30, 2020. Projects may be submitted in English, Spanish or Portuguese.