Major National Research Funds in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia

A non-exhaustive selection of major (cancer) research funders in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, for your national and regional projects

Austria

Belgium

  • Fondation Contre le Cancer
  • Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique/Fund for Scientific Research (FRS - FNRS)
  • Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen/Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)

Bulgaria

  • The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Croatia

  • Hrvatska zaklada za znanost/Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ)

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

  • Suomen Akatemia/Finlands Akademie/Academy of Finland (AKA)

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

  • Rannsóknamiðstöð Íslands/Iceland Centre for Research (Rannís)

Ireland

  • Health Research Board (HRB)
  • Irish Research Council
  • Irish Cancer Society Research
  • Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Italy

  • Advanced Biomedical Research Foundation
  • Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche/National Research Council (CNR)
  • European Centre for Nanomedicine (CEN Foundation)
  • Fondazione IRCCS - Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori
  • Fondazione Umberto Veronesi (FUV)
  • Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC)
  • Italian Foundation for Cancer Reseach (FIRC)
  • Italian Institute for Molecular Oncology (IFOM)

Latvia

Lithuania

  • Lietuvos Mokslo Taryba/Research Council of Lithuania (LMT)

Luxembourg

Malta

  • Action for Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF)

Netherlands

  • Dutch Cancer Society (DCS)
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek/Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Norway

Poland

  • Narodowe Centrum Nauki/National Science Centre (NCN) 

Portugal

  • Champalimaud Foundation (CF)
  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia/Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)

Romania

  • Romanian Office for Science and Technology:

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas/Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Sweden

  • Forskningsrådet för hälsa, arbetsliv och välfärd/Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE)
  • Vetenskapsrådet/Swedish Research Council (VR)

Switzerland

Turkey

  • Türkiye Bilimsel ve Teknolojik Araştırma Kurumu,/Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)

United Kingdom

Asia

  • Asian Fund for Cancer Research (Hong Kong)
  • Cancer Aid and Research Foundation (India)
  • Foundation for Medical Research (FMR) (India)
  • Indonesian Cancer Foundation
  • Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research (Japan)
  • Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (JFCR) (Japan)
  • Kobayashi Foundation for Cancer Research (Japan)
  • Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund (Japan)
  • National Cancer Center Research Institute (Japan)
  • Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation (CARIF) (Malaysia)
  • Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) (Philippines)
  • Singapore National Research Foundation (Singapore)
  • Agency for Science, Technology and Research (Singapore)

Australasia: Australia

Australasia: New Zealand

North America: Canada

North America: US